Monica Bellucci (born 30 September 1964) is an Italian actress and fashion model.
Belluccis film career began in the early 1990s. She played some minor roles in La Riffa (1991) and Bram Stokers Dracula (1992).
In 1996 she was nominated for a César Award for best supporting actress for her portrayal of Lisa in The Apartment and strengthened her position as an actress. She became known and popular with worldwide audiences, following her roles in Malèna (2000), Brotherhood of the Wolf, "Under Suspicion", and Irréversible (2002). She has since played in many films from Europe and Hollywood like Tears of the Sun Ver más..