This week's Rule 5 lovely is:
Manuela Arcuri (born 8 January 1977, Anagni) is an Italian actress, model and soubrette. She was the protagonist of two successful fiction L'onore e il rispetto and Il peccato e la vergogna.
Arcuri was born in Anagni, near Frosinone, to a father from the Province of Crotone and a mother from Avellino. Raised in Latina, Lazio from an early age, Manuela Arcuri, was often on the covers of tabloids. She has a black belt in karate. She was an attendee at former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi's private parties.
Ah, one of Silvio's girls!
At a very early age she was attracted to show business, and she became a fashion model; in 1995 she played parts in soap operas and in her first film, Black Holes directed by Pappi Corsicato; then she had a supporting role in The Graduates directed by Leonardo Pieraccioni, and a major one in the comedy film Bagnomaria by Giorgio Panariello, which brought her to the attention of the moviegoing public. She continued acting in other movies and stage productions, such as A Pretty Story of a Woman e Liolà at the side of Gianfranco Jannuzzo and under the direction of Gigi Proietti.
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