Actress Fernanda Fassy born in Rome in 1898. Began as a movie star at the age of 18, making her debut under the direction of Carlo Campogalliani in 'La Serata d'onore di Buffalo' co-starring opposite Lionel Buffalo at the Pasuali Film Co in 1916, she played lead roles in at least 16 silent drama films, most notable as Nadia Filippovna in Eugenio Perego's 'Il Principe Idiota' co-starring opposite Paola Borboni at the Sabaudo Film Co in 1920. Her last silent film was in Giovanni Pastrone's 'Povere Bimbe' with Ria Bruna for Itala Films in 1923. She made one comeback, a character role in a talkie, 'Il Cardinale Lambertini' directed by Parsifal Bassi and starring Ermete Zacconi at Elios Film Co in 1934. She was never seen on screen again.
- Nadia Filippovna
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