Italian actress Mariangela Melato has died at the age of 71.
The Flash Gordon star passed away in hospital in Rome on Friday (11Jan13) following a battle with pancreatic cancer.
Starting out her career on stage in Milan, she went on to strike up a successful collaboration with Casino Royale star Giancarlo Giannini and director Lina Wertmuller, who cast the pair in his critically-acclaimed films The Seduction of Mimi and Love and Anarchy.
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