Cecilia Dazzi (born 17 October 1969) is an Italian actress, television personality and songwriter.
Life and career
Born in Rome, she is the daughter of film producer Tommaso Dazzi. She made her film debut in 1987, in Ettore Scola's The Family. After being an assistant of Carmelo Bene, in 1989 she went to New York City to pursue acting courses under Herbert Bergof. Her breakout came with the TV-series I ragazzi del muretto. In 1999 she won the David di Donatello for best supporting actress thanks to her performance in Cristina Comencini's Matrimoni. In 2002 she won the Flaiano Prize for her performance in I Am Emma.
Dazzi is also a songwriter, and she composed several of Niccolò Fabi's hits. She also patented and developed a special pillow suitable for women with heavy breasts or suffering from mastitis.
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