Happy Birthday to
By extension it would also be the 79th birthday of her twin sister Pier Angeli. Both sisters burst onto our screens in the early 1950's with Marisa earning an Oscar nod for her understated performance in The Rose Tattoo whilst Pier had the headlines with her affairs with James Dean and frequently co-starring with Paul Newman. That's probably the way it should have been, however I would have loved to see more work from both the sisters as the 60's came along. Marisa retired from acting 20 years ago.