Elena Sofia Ricci

Elena Sofia Ricci (born 29 March 1962), stage name of Elena Sofia Barucchieri, is an Italian actress.

Born in Florence, Ricci after a few minor roles emerged in 1984, with the Pupi Avati's film Impiegati, for which she won a Globo d'oro for Best New Actress. In 1988 she won a David di Donatello for Best Supporting Actress and a Silver Ribbon in the same category for her role in Carlo Verdone's Io e mia sorella. In 1990 Ricci was awarded with a David di Donatello for Best Actress and a Ciak D'Oro in the same category for her performance in Ne parliamo Lunedì. In 2010 she shared with Lunetta Savino a Silver Ribbon for Best supporting Actress for Mine vaganti, directed by Ferzan Özpetek.

Elena Sofia Ricci is very active as a television actress, starring in many popular TV series. For her television activity she received several awards, including two Telegatti, the 2005 Fiore di Roccia,and the 2006 Premio Afrodite as Best TV-Actress.

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