Maria Grazia Buccella

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Maria Grazia Buccella
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Buccella in Sissignore (1969)
Born(1940-08-15) 15 August 1940 (age 73)
Milan, Lombardy, Italy
Years active1951 - 2000
 
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Maria Grazia Buccella
Maria grazia buccella.png
Buccella in Sissignore (1969)
Born(1940-08-15) 15 August 1940 (age 73)
Milan, Lombardy, Italy
Years active1951 - 2000

Maria Grazia Buccella, (born 15 August 1940) is a former Italian glamour model, Miss Italy contestant (1959) and film actress.

Buccella screentested for the role of Domino Derval 1965 James Bond film Thunderball. The role eventually went to French actress, Claudine Auger.[1] That year, she appeared in the Dino Risi directed film Il Gaucho which co starred actors such as Vittorio Gassman.

In 1966, she played the beauty Miss Okra in the Peter Sellers film After the Fox. In 1968, she won a Silver Ribbon award at the Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists for Best Supporting Actress (Migliore Attrice Non Protagonista) in the film Ti ho sposato per allegria.[2]

She featured on the cover of Playmen magazine in November 1976. She virtually retired from film in 1979 although made two small appearances in the late 1980s and a final appearance in the 2000 TV series Hotel Otello.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ Production notes for Thunderball — MI6.co.uk
  2. ^ Enrico Lancia. I premi del cinema. Gremese Editore, 1998. ISBN 88-7742-221-1. 

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