Anna Galiena

22 Dec 1954


Anna Galiena (born 22 December 1954) is an Italian actress, best known to English-speaking audiences for her appearances in Le Mari de la coiffeuse, Jamón, jamón and Being Human. her youth, Galiena starred in numerous off and on-Broadway shows, including several revivals of Shakespeare plays. She had made over a dozen films, mainly in her native Italy before her role in Le Mari de la coiffeuse brought her to international attention. She went on to appear in Bigas Luna's Jamón, jamón and went on to make her mainstream Hollywood debut in the Bill Forsyth-directed Being Human starring Robin Williams. The film was, however, a massive flop.

Since then, Galiena has worked in European cinema, where she is consistently in demand. With over 50 films and many television appearances to her credit, she currently has several films in production, including a prominent supporting role in the film Virgin Territory, starring Hayden Christensen and Mischa Barton. She stars alongside Joaquim de Almeida and Ben Gazzara in the thriller Christopher Roth.

In 2007 she was a member of the jury at the 29th Moscow International Film Festival


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Filmography (25 titles)

(movie, 2014)
···Avis de mistral
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Irène)
(movie, 2013)
···Stai lontana da me
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor
(movie, 2009)
Role: Actor (as Rachel)
(movie, 2008)
···Sans état d'âme
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Tante louise)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Silvia Rossa)
(movie, 2007)
···Scrivilo sui muri
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Carla)
Genre: War, Drama, Adventure, Romance, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Madame Plens)
(movie, 2002)
···Senso '45
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Livia Mazzoni)
(movie, 2001)
···Off Key
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Rita)
(movie, 1999)
···Amor nello specchio
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Virginia)
(movie, 1999)
···Excellent Cadavers
Genre: Drama, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Francesca Falcone)
(movie, 1996)
···The Leading Man
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Romance
Role: Actor (as Elena Webb)
(movie, 1996)
···Cuestión de suerte
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Marie)
(movie, 1996)
···Trois vies & une seule mort
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Role: Actor (as Maria Gabri-Colosso, "Tania la Corse")
(movie, 1996)
···Trois vies et une seule mort
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Role: Actor (as Maria Gabri-Colosso, "Tania la Corse")
(movie, 1995)
···La scuola
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Mrs. Majello)
(movie, 1995)
Genre: Crime, Adventure, Biography
Role: Actor (as Ptira)
(movie, 1994)
···Mario und der Zauberer
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Rachel Fuhrmann)
(movie, 1994)
···Senza pelle
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Gina)
(movie, 1993)
···Il grande cocomero
Genre: Family
Role: Actor (as Cinthya Diotallevi)
(movie, 1992)
···Jamón, jamón
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Madre de Silvia)
(movie, 1992)
···Vieille canaille
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Role: Actor (as Rose)
(movie, 1990)
···Le mari de la coiffeuse
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Mathilde)
(movie, 1990)
···Jours tranquilles à Clichy
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Edith)
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Alessandra)