About Isabella Rossellini
Isabella Fiorella Elettra Giovanna Rossellini (born 18 June 1952) is an Italian-American actress, author, philanthropist, and model. She is noted for her successful tenure as a Lancôme model, and for her roles in films such as ‘Blue Velvet’ and ‘Death Becomes Her’. Rossellini received a Golden Globe Award nomination for her performance in ‘Crime of the Century’. At the age of 28, her modeling career began, when she was photographed for both American and British Vogue, later working with a vast repertoire of acclaimed photographers.
Isabella Rossellini made her film debut with a brief appearance as a nun opposite her mother in the 1976 film ‘A Matter of Time’. Her first proper role was the 1979 film ‘Il Prato’, and then in 1980 she appeared in Renzo Arbore’s film ‘Il pap’occhio’. Rossellini was then cast in her first American film, ‘White Nights’. This was followed by her notable role in ‘Blue Velvet’, in which she also contributed her own singing. Over the years, Rossellini went on to star in an expansive list of TV shows, films, series and many more up to present day, also publishing several of her own books along the way. Learn More…