Super Star - Asia Argento

Asia Argento

Asia Argento started acting at the age of nine, playing a small part in a film by Sergio Citti . She also had a small part in Demons 2 , a 1986 film written and produced by her father, at the age of 10, as well as its unofficial sequel, La Chiesa (The Church) , when she was 14, and Trauma ( 1993 ), when she was 18. She received the David di Donatello (Italy's version of the Academy Award ) for Best Actress in 1994 for her performance in Perdiamoci di vista! , and again in 1996 for Compagna di viaggio , which also earned her a Grolla d'oro award.

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Asia Argento Asia Argento Asia Argento
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Argento directed and wrote her first movie, Scarlet Diva (2000),which her father co-produced. Four years later she directed her second movie, The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things (2004), based on a book by JT LeRoy, the pen name of Laura Albert, this time in the United States. According to a Paris Review interview with Laura Albert, Argento and Savannah Knoop, who played the role of JT's public persona, became lovers.