Elena Sofia Ricci

Elena Sofia Ricci

Elena Sofia Ricci at Roma Fiction Fest 2009
Born Elena Sofia Barucchieri
(1962-03-29) 29 March 1962
 Italy, Florence
Occupation Actress
Years active 1980 – present

Elena Sofia Ricci (Italian pronunciation: [ˌɛːlena soˌfiːa ˈrittʃi]; born 29 March 1962), stage name of Elena Sofia Barucchieri, is an Italian actress.


Born in Florence, after a few minor roles Ricci emerged in 1984, with the Pupi Avati's film Impiegati, for which she won a Globo d'oro for Best New Actress.[1] In 1988 she won a David di Donatello for Best Supporting Actress and a Silver Ribbon in the same category for her role in Carlo Verdone's Io e mia sorella.[2] In 1990 Ricci was awarded with a David di Donatello for Best Actress and a Ciak D'Oro in the same category for her performance in Ne parliamo Lunedì.[2] In 2010 she shared with Lunetta Savino a Silver Ribbon for Best supporting Actress for Mine vaganti, directed by Ferzan Özpetek.[3]

Elena Sofia Ricci is very active as a television actress, starring in many popular TV series. For her television activity she received several awards, including two Telegatti, the 2005 Fiore di Roccia,[4] and the 2006 Premio Afrodite as Best TV-Actress.[5]

Private life

She's married to the musician Stefano Mainetti. Her second baby, Maria, was born in 2004.

Selected filmography


Elena Sofia Ricci


  1. Simone Isola. Pupi Avati. Sovera Edizioni, 2007.
  2. 1 2 Enrico Lancia. I premi del cinema. Gremese Editore, 1998. ISBN 88-7742-221-1.
  3. "Nastri d'argento - premi 2010". RAI. Retrieved 2 June 2016.
  4. "Emilio Rossi, Sofia Ricci, Valter La Tona i premiati con il "Fiore di Roccia 2005"". Corriere Della Sera. Retrieved 16 January 2012.
  5. "Premio Afrodite per Cristina Comencini". Cinecittà News. 21 March 2006. Retrieved 16 January 2012.
Wikimedia Commons has media related to Elena Sofia Ricci.
This article is issued from Wikipedia - version of the 11/5/2016. The text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share Alike but additional terms may apply for the media files.