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Lelia Goldoni is a Actor American born on 1 october 1936 at New York City (USA)

Lelia Goldoni

Lelia Goldoni
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Nationality USA
Birth 1 october 1936 (83 years) at New York City (USA)

Lelia Goldoni (born October 1, 1936) is an American actress who appeared in a number of motion pictures and television shows starting in the late-1940s, including uncredited cameo roles in Joseph L. Mankiewicz's House of Strangers (1949), John Huston's We Were Strangers (1949) and The Italian Job (1969).

She costarred on the episode "Fair Exchange" of the British television series Danger Man (1964) with Patrick MacGoohan.

She is best known for co-starring in John Cassavetes's groundbreaking film Shadows (1959) and playing the best friend of Ellen Burstyn's character in Martin Scorsese's Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974).

In 2010, she appeared in the miniseries The Pacific as Dora Basilone.

Best films

Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1975)
Bloodbrothers (1978)

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Filmography of Lelia Goldoni (16 films)

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The Devil Inside, 1h23
Directed by William Brent Bell
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror
Themes Films about religion, Demons in film
Actors Suzan Crowley, John Prosky, Lelia Goldoni
Rating42% 2.105212.105212.105212.105212.10521
On October 30, 1989, Maria Rossi (Suzan Crowley) committed a triple murder during an exorcism performed on her. The Catholic Church became involved, and she has since been in a Catholic psychiatric hospital in Rome. A news story and police investigation show the three members of the clergy whom she murdered. Her daughter, Isabella, learned of the murders from her father, who died three days after telling her.
Victims for Victims: The Theresa Saldana Story, 1h40
Directed by Karen Arthur
Origin USA
Actors Theresa Saldana, Lawrence Pressman, Adrian Zmed, Lelia Goldoni, Mariclare Costello, Estelle Getty
Roles Mrs. Saldana
Rating66% 3.3276653.3276653.3276653.3276653.327665
In 1982, Theresa Saldana is an American actress living in West Hollywood suburb. When her mother calls from New York City and tells Theresa that she got a call from director Martin Scorsese's assistant about a role part in Europe, her husband, Fred Feliciano (Adrian Zmed), is concerned that this will again require her to go on location, requiring another separation. In reality, the call actually came from a stalker, trying to get her address which Theresa's mother unknowingly provided. Theresa takes precautions, but on March 15, 1982, when she leaves her apartment by herself, she is attacked and stabbed multiple times by deranged fan Arthur Richard Jackson (Philip English). Many people witness the attack but just stand back and do nothing until a deliveryman, Jeffrey Fenn (Ken Phillips), subdues Jackson. She survives the attack after emergency surgery. Afterwards she and her husband suffer from depression and post traumatic stress disorder, even though he works as a counselor himself. Theresa is worried about scarring. Since she can't work, she and her husband start to have financial problems. She meets with another crime victim and is distraught when she dies. Theresa get to meet and thank her rescuer, Jeff Fenn, which causes her husband to have doubts about himself and his relationship with Theresa. Theresa testifies at her attacker's preliminary hearing in a wheelchair amid a media frenzy. Theresa is traumatized when her injuries are photographed to be used as evidence. Theresa is finally able to move out of the hospital and her husband quits his job because he's not effective as a counselor as he spends so much time with Theresa. Theresa and her husband decide to separate. Theresa learns that Jane Bladow (Mariclare Costello), a nurse at the nursing home she is staying at and whom she disliked for enforcing the home's restrictive rules, had once been the victim of an assault, but had no one to talk to about it. When Theresa later meets a school teacher, Miriam Schneider (Linda Carlson) who had also been attacked, Theresa decides to start a network of former victims to help each other psychologically recover by being able to talk and support each other. Arthur Jackson is found guilty and sentenced to twelve years. Her support group "Victims for Victims" attracts very much attention and many former crime victims join it.
Gangster Wars, 2h1
Directed by Richard C. Sarafian
Genres Drama, Crime
Actors Michael Nouri, Joe Penny, Brian Benben, Kathleen Lloyd, Madeleine Stowe, Markie Post
Roles Mrs Lasker
Rating66% 3.3358953.3358953.3358953.3358953.335895
The film tells the story of three teenagers, based on real life gangsters Charles "Lucky" Luciano (Michael Nouri), Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel (Joe Penny) and Michael Lasker (Brian Benben) (a fictional character who was most likely modeled after Meyer Lansky), growing up in New York's ghettos during the early 1900s to their rise though organized crime.
The Unseen
The Unseen (1980)
, 1h34
Directed by Danny Steinmann
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror
Themes Films about families, Films about sexuality
Actors Stephen Furst, Sydney Lassick, Barbara Bach, Douglas Barr, Lelia Goldoni
Roles Virginia Keller
Rating53% 2.6555352.6555352.6555352.6555352.655535
After a hotel reservation mix up, two sisters Karen and Jennifer, and their friend Vicki Thompson, meet a friendly, but shady character named Ernest Keller who is the owner of a small town museum. Ernest convinces the three women into accepting an invitation for cheap room and board at his large farmhouse outside of town where his wife Virginia also lives. Once there, Jennifer and Karen leave for the holiday parade fair which Jennifer, a news reporter, is reporting on. At the festival, Jennifer is met by her soon to be ex-boyfriend, Tony, who gets her to stay behind to talk about their relationship.
Bloodbrothers, 1h56
Directed by Robert Mulligan
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films about families
Actors Richard Gere, Paul Sorvino, Tony Lo Bianco, Marilu Henner, Lelia Goldoni, Danny Aiello
Roles Maria
Rating58% 2.905822.905822.905822.905822.90582
Set in a working class community, it tells the story of the De Coco family, a family of construction workers. Louis is the head of the family with three sons, but one, Stoney (Richard Gere) wants to be a teacher, not a hardhat. Then he accepts a job as a recreational assistant at a children's ward. Immediately, bitter divisions begin to surface.
Invasion of the Body Snatchers, 1h55
Directed by Philip Kaufman
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Horror
Themes Films about religion, Films based on science fiction novels, Films set in the future, Films about extraterrestrial life, Political films, Dystopian films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Alien invasions in films, Disaster films
Actors Donald Sutherland, Brooke Adams, Leonard Nimoy, Jeff Goldblum, Veronica Cartwright, Art Hindle
Roles Katherine Hendley
Rating73% 3.698753.698753.698753.698753.69875
In deep space, a race of gelatinous creatures abandon their dying world. Pushed through space by the solar wind, they make their way to Earth and land in San Francisco. Some fall on plant leaves, assimilating them and forming small pods with pink flowers. Elizabeth Driscoll (Brooke Adams), an employee at the San Francisco Health Department, is one of several people who bring the flowers home. The next morning, Elizabeth's boyfriend, Geoffrey Howell, DDS (Art Hindle), suddenly becomes distant, and she senses that something is wrong. Her colleague, health inspector Matthew Bennell (Donald Sutherland), suggests that she see his friend, psychiatrist Dr. David Kibner (Leonard Nimoy). While driving to a book party Kibner is attending, they are accosted by a hysterical man (Kevin McCarthy, in a direct homage to the original film). The man runs off, and is soon seen dead, surrounded by a crowd of emotionless onlookers. At the party, Matthew calls the police about the incident, and finds them strangely indifferent. An agitated party attendee starts declaring that her husband is not her real husband. Kibner works to reconcile them. He also suggests that Elizabeth wants to believe that Geoffrey has changed because she is looking for an excuse to get out of their relationship.
Good Against Evil
Directed by Paul Wendkos
Origin USA
Genres Fantastic, Horror, Romance
Actors Dack Rambo, Elyssa Davalos, Richard Lynch, Dan O'Herlihy, John Harkins, Jenny O'Hara
Roles Sister Monica
Rating37% 1.8916851.8916851.8916851.8916851.891685
San Francisco, années 1970. Andy Stuart, un jeune écrivain tombe amoureux de la belle Jessica Gordon. Mais cette dernière est née de l'union de Satan et d'une femme perdue. Recueillie par M. Rimmin, un adorateur du diable et de sa secte, l'enfant grandit sous la tutelle de ses adeptes. Mais lorsque Andy découvre la vraie nature de la jeune femme ainsi que ses pouvoirs, il fait appel au père Kemschler pour la délivrer. Jessica est enlevée par Rimmin et les deux hommes n'auront de cesse de la retrouver ...
Baby Blue Marine, 1h30
Directed by John D. Hancock
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Political films
Actors Jan-Michael Vincent, Glynnis O'Connor, Richard Gere, Katherine Helmond, Dana Elcar, Bert Remsen
Roles Mrs. Townsley
Rating62% 3.1000153.1000153.1000153.1000153.100015
Marion (Jan-Michael Vincent), a Marine recruit during World War II is kicked out of the Corps and sent home in a blue fatigue uniform. As recruits sent their civilian clothes home or sold them, the Corps did not wish less than honorably discharged Marine recruits to wear a uniform they had not earned. In real life, the Marine Corps issued light blue uniforms used by Flying Cadets prior to Pearl Harbor; hence the name "Baby Blue Marine" for a failed recruit.
Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore, 1h52
Directed by Martin Scorsese
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Themes Feminist films, Transport films, Political films, Road movies
Actors Ellen Burstyn, Alfred Lutter, Kris Kristofferson, Billy "Green" Bush, Diane Ladd, Lelia Goldoni
Roles Bea
Rating72% 3.647273.647273.647273.647273.64727
When Socorro, New Mexico, housewife Alice Hyatt's uncaring husband Donald is killed in an accident, she decides to have a garage sale, pack what's left of her meager belongings and take her precocious son Tommy to her childhood hometown of Monterey, California, where she hopes to pursue the singing career she'd abandoned when she married.
The Day of the Locust, 2h24
Directed by John Schlesinger
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Themes Films about films
Actors William Atherton, Karen Black, Burgess Meredith, Donald Sutherland, Geraldine Page, Lelia Goldoni
Roles Mary Dove
Rating70% 3.547133.547133.547133.547133.54713
A cynical and gothic look at Hollywood during the late 1930s, The Day of the Locust tells the tales of residents of the dilapidated San Bernardino Arms: Faye Greener, a trashy aspiring actress with limited talent, and her father Harry, a washed-up vaudevillian reduced to working as a door-to-door salesman; sexually repressed accountant Homer Simpson, who desperately loves Faye, and East Coast WASP Tod Hackett, an aspiring artist employed by the production department of a major studio, who also fancies Faye.
The Italian Job, 1h39
Directed by Peter Collinson
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes Mafia films, Transport films, Films about automobiles, Road movies, Heist films, Chase films, Gangster films, Escroquerie
Actors Michael Caine, Noël Coward, Raf Vallone, Benny Hill, Tony Beckley, Margaret Blye
Roles Mrs. Beckerman
Rating72% 3.648763.648763.648763.648763.64876
Charlie Croker (Michael Caine), a Cockney gangster, is released from prison with the intent of doing a "big job" in Italy. He soon meets with the widow (Lelia Goldoni) of his friend and fellow thief Roger Beckermann (Rossano Brazzi), who was killed driving a Lamborghini Miura in a car crash in the Italian Alps. The car crash was arranged by the Mafia. The widow gives Croker her husband's plans for the robbery that attracted the hostile attention of his killers, and which detail a way to steal 4 million dollars worth of Chinese gold in Italy, and escape with it to Switzerland.
Theatre of Death, 1h31
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Horror
Actors Christopher Lee, Julian Glover, Lelia Goldoni, Evelyn Laye, Ivor Dean, Joseph Fürst
Roles Dani Gireaux
Rating57% 2.861882.861882.861882.861882.86188
Le Théâtre de la Mort à Paris est spécialisé dans les représentations d'horreur. Un chirurgien de la police fréquente cet endroit par son attirance pour l'une des interprètes. Lorsque des meurtres commencent à apparaître partout dans la ville, il se rend compte qu'il pourrait y avoir des liens avec le théâtre....
Hysteria (1965)
, 1h25
Directed by Freddie Francis
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Thriller, Crime
Actors Robert Webber, Jennifer Jayne, Maurice Denham, Lelia Goldoni, Peter Woodthorpe, Sue Lloyd
Roles Denise James
Rating60% 3.003753.003753.003753.003753.00375
An American wakes up in an English hospital unable to remember anything of his life before a recent car accident. With only the help of an unknown benefactor, and a photograph torn from a newspaper, he attempts to unravel a bizarre murder.