Fiorella Betti (Petti Delia)
BiographyRome, Lazio, Italy
Along with Maria Pia Di Meo, Fiorella Betti belongs to the second generation of Italian dubbers that followed the steps of the likes of of Lidia Simoneschi, Rosetta Calavetta, Tina Lattanzi, Giovanna Scotto, Renata Marini and Andreina Pagnani in the voice-dubbing profession. It is as an actress though that she first learned her trade. She debuted aged thirteen in a supporting role in Capitan Fracassa (1940) and soon graduated to more important and challenging roles such as in Il campione (1943). Read more... a crook and loved by a blind violinist played by the great Vittorio De Sica. Betti failed to transition to adult roles and decided to lend her beautiful voice to foreign actresses in the Italian post-synchronized version of American, British and French films. She was the official Italian voice of Elizabeth Taylor in the fifties as well as Jean Simmons, Grace Kelly and Natalie Wood. For full listing, please see "Miscellaneous Crew" and "Other works" sections.