Barbara Livi

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Barbara Livi
Born (1973-05-05) 5 May 1973 (age 46)
OccupationActress, Fashion model
Years active1991-2009

Barbara Livi (born 5 May 1973) is an Italian actress of cinema, television, and theatre. She is best known for her role of Martina Morante in the 5th sequel of the long-running drama series Incantesimo, which was televised on Rai Uno.


Livi was born in Rome, Italy on 5 May 1973.[1] At the age of sixteen, she won a beauty contest held in Amalfi. In 1991, she began her acting career with a role in the theatrical production of Caron Dimonio, directed by Maria Teresa Falbi. In 1993, she had a minor part in a film directed by Franco Zeffirelli entitled Storia di una capinera. After 1994, she has worked mainly in cinema and television, both Italian and international.

Her most notable performance was in the role of Martina Morante in 2002, in the fifth season of the television drama Incantesimo, which first aired in 1997, and as of 2008 was still running. She also acted in the series Un Medico in Famiglia in which she played the part of Eloisa Gherarducci. In spring 2009, she had a role in the television film L'uomo che cavalcava nel buio, which starred Terence Hill. In winter 2009, she had a role in Un caso di coscienza 4; in autumn 2010, she performed in Paura di amare, a Rai Uno television miniseries. The following year, she had a role in another Rai Uno television miniseries La donna che ritorna.

Livi also features in many commercials and has worked as a fashion model for designer Lorenzo Riva.

External links[edit]

Barbara Livi on IMDb


  1. ^ The Internet Movie Database