Comments for the name Francesca

Comments for FRANCESCA:

If you have seen the movie "Casanova" you know that one of the main characters is Francesca (Sienna Miller).
-- Dahlis  1/31/2006
Francesca was the name of the woman in "The Bridges of Madison County." It's a gorgeous, feminine, ultra-elegant name.
-- tmarie  3/31/2006
The singer in S Club 8 (s club juniors) was called Francesca but she shortened it to Frankie which I think is very cute but I also like Chesca.
-- Gianna  7/13/2006
Czech hockey player František Kaberle and his wife have a daughter Francesca.
-- Maggie_Simpson  1/27/2007
Francesca is the name of the 'most popular girl in town' in the movie "The Shaggy Dog".
-- LibbyBeth  3/9/2007
This is the name of Jason Bateman and Amanda Anka's (actress) daughter.
-- Jassie  5/8/2007
Francesca Fiore is the name of a character played by Scott Thompson on the show The Kids in the Hall. She is is the lover of Bruno Puntz Jones. She is either European or South American, but once married a Canadian (played by Kevin McDonald) for access to the Canadian health care system.
-- BSR  6/27/2007
The most famous literary Francesca is Francesca da Rimini in Dante's Inferno, who fell in love with her brother-in-law Paolo. The two were discovered and murdered by her elderly and lame husband, and are punished in Hell for the sin of lust. Francesca and Paolo are considered a bit the Italian equivalents of Romeo and Juliet.
-- lady murasaki  8/8/2007
Director Martin Scorsese has a daughter named Francesca.
-- reverie  11/11/2007
Francesca Annis (born 14 May 1945) is a British actress, particularly well known for her film and television appearances, most recently the BBC series, Wives and Daughters, Cranford, and Deceit.
-- sweetbabe  7/31/2008
Francesca Aurora Dani, better known as Francesca Dani, has modeled in magazines and films. Initially known as a net idol, she is now known for modeling both costumes she has made and costumes she bought from eBay by various costume commissioners. She entered the cosplay scene in October 1998 with her first costume, Sailor Moon. Since then she has cosplayed various anime, manga and video game characters.
-- sweetbabe  7/31/2008
Francesca Gagnon (born August 6, 1957) is a French-Canadian singer and theatre actress featured in Cirque Du Soleil's Alegría and Midnight Sun. During her career of more than two decades, she has recorded several solo albums and toured three continents singing in French, Italian and Spanish.
-- sweetbabe  7/31/2008
Francesca Lia Block (born January 3, 1962 in Los Angeles, California) is the author of many young adult books, most famously the Weetzie Bat series. Block wrote her first book, Weetzie Bat, while a student at UC Berkeley; it was published in 1989 by Harper Collins. She is known for her use of imagery, especially in describing the city of Los Angeles. One New York Times Book Review critic said, "Block writes about the real Los Angeles better than anyone since Raymond Chandler."
-- sweetbabe  7/31/2008
Francesca Martinez (born 1979) is an English stand-up comedian.
-- sweetbabe  7/31/2008
Francesca Martinez is a model, actress, dancer and singer. She starred in “On The Road” in Italy, Spain and Florida. She was born in Varese, Lombardy, Italy, on December 24, 1980. She is popular internationally for her photo spread in Fox Magazine (Fox Uomo, May 2005).
-- sweetbabe  7/31/2008
Francesca Piccinini (born January 10, 1979 in Pietrasanta) is a female volleyball player who represented Italy twice (2000 and 2004) at the Summer Olympics. She was a member of the Women's National Team that won the gold medal at the 2002 World Championship in Germany. She made her debut for Italy on 1995-06-10 against the United States.
-- sweetbabe  7/31/2008
Francesca Simon (born 1955) is the Anglo-American author of the popular Horrid Henry series of children's books. Born in St. Louis, Missouri and raised mostly in California, she attended Yale and Oxford Universities. She then moved to Tufnell Park in Islington, north London, where she now resides.

Francesca Simon has one husband and one son and a Tibetan Spaniel. She loves reading Victorian novels especially Anthony Trollope. When she is not writing books she does theatre and restaurant reviews.
-- sweetbabe  7/31/2008
Francesca Archigubi (Rome, May 16, 1961) is an awarded Italian film director and script writer.
-- sweetbabe  7/31/2008
Francesca Bertini (born Elena Seracini Vitiello; April 11, 1892 - October 13, 1985) was an Italian silent film actress. She was one of the most successful silent film stars in the first quarter of the twentieth-century.
-- sweetbabe  7/31/2008
Francesca Caccini (September 18, 1587 – c. 1640) was an Italian composer, singer, lutenist, poet, and music teacher of the early Baroque era. She was the daughter of Giulio Caccini, and was probably the most famous and influential female European composer, in any genre, between Hildegard of Bingen in the 12th century and the 19th century. Her opera, La liberazione di Ruggiero, was the first opera by a woman composer.
-- sweetbabe  7/31/2008
Francesca Chiara Casellati is the singer and songwriter of the Italian band The LoveCrave.
-- sweetbabe  7/31/2008
Francesca Ciardi is an Italian film actress. She was one of four actors whom the Italian police believed had been murdered in the making of the 1980 horror film Cannibal Holocaust. So realistic was the film that shortly after it was released its director Ruggero Deodato was arrested for murder. The actors had signed contracts to stay out of the media for a year in order to fuel rumours that the film was a snuff movie. The court was only convinced that they were alive when the contracts were cancelled and the actors appeared on a television show as proof.
-- sweetbabe  7/31/2008
Francesca Cuzzoni (2 April 1696 – 19 June 1778), was an Italian operatic soprano of the Baroque era.
-- sweetbabe  7/31/2008
Francesca Lo Schiavo is an Academy-Award winning Italian art and set director.

She has been nominated for an Academy Award seven times, and is married to Dante Ferretti, a fellow art director. The movies which she has been nominated for are:

The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1989), Nominated
Hamlet (1990), Nominated
Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994), Nominated
Kundun (1997), Nominated
Gangs of New York (2002), Nominated
The Aviator (2004), Won
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2008), Won
-- sweetbabe  7/31/2008
Francesca Martinez is a model, actress, dancer and singer. She starred in “On The Road” in Italy, Spain and Florida. She was born in Varese, Lombardy, Italy, on December 24, 1980. She is popular internationally for her photo spread in Fox Magazine (Fox Uomo, May 2005).
-- sweetbabe  7/31/2008
Kitten Natividad (born Francesca Isabel Natividad on February 14, 1948) is a Mexican American film actress and exotic dancer, noted for her 44-inch chest and appearances in cult films by her ex-partner, director Russ Meyer.
-- sweetbabe  7/31/2008
Francesca Neri (born February 10, 1964) is an Italian actress. Neri was born in Trento, she has twice received the Silver Ribbon Award for Best Actress from the Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists, for Pensavo fosse amore invece era un calesse, directed by Massimo Troisi (1991) and Carne trémula (Live Flesh) (1997).

She has also received three nominations for the David di Donatello Award (Italy's equivalent of the Oscar), as Best Actress in Dolce rumore della vita II and Io amo Andrea (both 1999) and as Best Supporting Actress for La felicità non costa niente (2003).

Other notable films include her three films in Spain: Live Flesh (1997, by Pedro Almodóvar , ¡Dispara! (Outrage, 1993, by Carlos Saura), both with her own voice speaking Spanish, and polemi sex drama film Las edades de Lulú (film) (The Ages of Lulu, 1990, by Bigas Luna, where she's dubbed into Spanish).

After years of highly acclaimed work in Europe, she first received widespread notice in America when she played the role of Allegra, wife of the Inspector Rinaldo Pazzi in the Hollywood blockbuster, Hannibal in 2001. In 2002, she played Colombian wife of Claudio Perrini, and co-starred alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger in Collateral Damage.

Neri has one son, Rocco, with actor Claudio Amendola.
-- sweetbabe  7/31/2008
Francesca Rettondini (born March 7, 1971) is an Italian actress and supermodel. She is most notably known for her screen role as the seductively beautiful Italian singer Francesca in the 2002 horror/thriller movie Ghost Ship, directed by Steve Beck. Ghost Ship was Francesca Rettondini's debut into American cinema, having previously appeared in only Italian films. Though her part was very limited in the story line, Francesca is best remembered in the film Ghost Ship due to her very erotic nude scenes for which she is famous for back home in her native Italy.
-- sweetbabe  7/31/2008
Franziska Scanagatta (also called Francesca Scanagatta) was an Italian woman who disguised herself as a man in order to attend the Austria's Military Academy in 1794. She received an ensign's commission in 1797. She served during the French Revolution and was promoted to lieutenant in 1800. In 1801 she left the army undiscovered and was granted the pension by Kaiser Franz II when he learned of her story.
-- sweetbabe  7/31/2008
Francesca Schiavone (born June 23, 1980, Milan) is a professional tennis player from Italy. She turned professional in 1998. Her career high ranking is #11, achieved on January 30, 2006. Schiavone was the finalist in the Women's Doubles competition at the 2008 French Open.
-- sweetbabe  7/31/2008
Francesca Segat (born January 21, 1983 in Vittorio Veneto, Treviso) is a butterfly swimmer from Italy, who won the silver medal in the 200m Butterfly at the European SC Championships 2003.

Francesca Segat also won the silver medal at the World SC Championship in Shangay in 2006 in the 200m butterfly with the time of 2:05.91 and the silver medal at the European Championship 2006 in Budapest in the same distance in 2:08.96.

She resides in Rome, and is trained by Andrea Palloni and Claudio Rossetto.
-- sweetbabe  7/31/2008
American photographer Francesca Woodman (1958-1981) is best known for black-and-white pictures of herself and of female models, which still draws new fans. Many of her photographs show young women nude, blurred (due to movement and long exposure times), merging with their surroundings, or with their faces obscured. Years after her suicide at the age of 22, her photographic works became the subject of much attention, including many exhibitions and books.
-- sweetbabe  7/31/2008
Zsa Zsa Gabor has a daughter named Francesca by her second husband, Conrad Hilton. Francesca Hilton is also the great-aunt of Paris and Nicky Hilton.
-- bananarama  7/9/2009
Francesca Battistelli is a Christian singer-songwriter most notable for her songs "Free to Be Me," "I'm Letting Go," and "Beautiful, Beautiful."
-- Jesussaves7193  4/14/2010
Piero della Francesca was a famous Italian painter during the time of the Renaissance. Very famous for his work in Florence, he also worked in Rome and a few other Italian cities. Considered a painter extremely skilled in perspective, he was also a wonderful writer and genius mathematician. A rumor spread that the cause for this switch to pursuits other than paintings could have been the result of failing eyesight, unfortunately. Birthplace is unknown, but thought to be born around 1420, and died in 1492.
-- Francesca  4/25/2010
Francesca Eastwood is the daughter of American actor/director Clint Eastwood.
-- Anonymous User  1/5/2012

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