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Naples, Campania, Italy
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Piccoli fuochi (Little Fires) and Rain Man
Actor/Actress, Soundtrack, Producer
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Golino was born in Naples, Italy to an Italian father who was a Germanist and scholar and a Greek mother who was a painter; one of her grandmothers was Egyptian-French. She grew up in an "artistic household" and was raised between Athens and Naples. Golino is the niece of L`Espresso journalist Enzo Golino; her brother is a musician. She started work as a model in Athens and then dropped out of high school after her first film, after having been discovered by the film`s director, Lina Wertmuller.
Golino obtained her first starring role in 1985`s Little Fires and won the Best Actress Award at the Venice Film Festival for Storia d`amore in 1986. She began to work in Hollywood in 1988 with the movie Big Top Pee-wee and received roles in prominent films such as Rain Man, as the love interest of Tom Cruise, and the comedy films Hot Shots! and Hot Shots! Part Deux co-starring with Charlie Sheen.
More recently, she had a supporting role in the successful French thriller 36, Quai des Orfèvres.
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Valeria Golino (born 22 October 1966) is an Italian-Greek actress and director. She is best known to English language audiences for the 1988 film Rain Man, and the Hot Shots! films. In addition to David di Donatello, Silver Ribbon, Golden Ciak and Italian Golden Globe awards, she also won a Best Actress award at the Venice Film Festival.
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