Claudia Cardinale (born 15 April 1938) is an Italian Tunisian film actress and sex symbol
who appeared in some of the most acclaimed European films of the 1960s and 1970s, mainly Italian or French,
but also in several English films.Cardinale became one of the best-known actresses in Italy after roles in films such
as Rocco and His Brothers (1960), Girl with a Suitcase (1961), The Leopard (1963), Cartouche (1963), and Fellini's 8Â½ (1963)
From 1963, Cardinale became known in the United States and Britain following her role in The Pink Panther opposite David Niven.
For several years, she appeared in Hollywood films such as Blindfold (1965) opposite Rock Hudson, Lost Command (1966),
The Professionals (1966), The Hell with Heroes (1968), and the Sergio Leone epic Western Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)