Isabella ROSSELLINI (1952, Italy) is an Italian actress, film maker, author, philanthropist and a model. At the age of 19, she moved to New York, where she started to work for RAI-Italian Television. She made her cinematic début in 1979 in Paolo and Vittorio Taviani's The Meadow. Rossellini is known for her years of work as a Lancôme model, and for her roles in a number of films such as Blue Velvet by David Lynch and Death Becomes Her by Robert Lee Zemeckis. Together with the creative Canadian film maker Guy Maddin, Rossellini directed Send Me to the 'Lectric Chair (2008), in which she also plays the lead role.
Oh la la (2006, short), Green Porno (2008, short), Send Me to the 'Lectric Chair (2009, install, co-dir)