From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Eleonora Rossi Drago, (23 September 1925 – 2 December 2007) was an Italian film actress. She was born in Quinto al Mare, Genoa, Italy, and had the leading role in Michelangelo Antonioni's Le amiche. She worked with Pietro Germi in Un maledetto imbroglio. In 1960, for her performance in Valerio Zurlini's Estate violenta she won the best actress prize of the Mar del Plata Film Festival and the Nastro d'argento. In 1964, she appeared in an adaptation of A. J. Cronin's novel, The Citadel. She died in Palermo, Italy.