|Aliases||Aria Argento; Asia Aria Maria Vittoria Rossa Argento; Az; Silver Gems|
|Place of birth||Rome, Italy|
|Date of birth||September 20th, 1975|
|Date of death|
|First appearance||Demons 2 (1986)|
Asia Argento is an Italian film actress, director and screenwriter born in Rome on September 20th, 1975. Asia hails from a family of filmmakers beginning with her grandfather Salvatore Argento, a noted produer. Her father is famed giallo director Dario Argento and her mother is actress Daria Nicolodi. Her uncle, Claudio Argento, has worked on many giallo films as well.
Career[edit | edit source]
A neglected child during her youth, Asia turned towards acting as a means of earning her father's attention. Her first work in the horror genre however was the 1986 film Dèmoni 2, directed by a contemporary of her father's, Lamberto Bava, where she played a character named Ingrid Haller.
The first film that she appeared in that was actually directed by her father was Trauma in 1993. Asia played a character named Aura Petrescu and received second billing in the movie after lead actor Christopher Rydell. In 1996, Asia had her first leading role playing Detective Anna Manni in The Stendhal Syndrome.
Body of work[edit | edit source]
Film[edit | edit source]
|Dèmoni 2||1986||Ingrid Haller|
|The Stendhal Syndrome||1996||Detective Anna Manni|
|The Phantom of the Opera||1998||Christine Daaé|
|Love Bites||2001||Violaine Charlier|
|Land of the Dead||2005||Slack|
Notes & Trivia[edit | edit source]
- Asia Argento has several tatoos, the most notable of which is an angel on her lower abdomen.
Gallery[edit | edit source]
External Links[edit | edit source]
- Asia Argento at Wikipedia
- Asia Argento Official Website
- Asia Argento at Ode to Azia
- Asia Argento at The Brimstone Pit
References[edit | edit source]
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