Gorgeous Italian actress best remembered for playing Michael Corleone's (played by Al Pacino) naive first wife, Apollonia, in The Godfather (1972).

Mother of Michelangelo Placido, Brenno Placido and Violante Placido. Grandmother of Vasco (Violante's son).

As of August 2008 was living in Rome, Italy.

Former sister-in-law of Gerardo Amato and Donato Placido.

Former stepmother of Inigo Placido.