Beyond the many BEST FOREIGN FILM Oscars that have come from Italy, take a look at some Italian winners in other categories.
1998 Roberto Benigni Life Is Beautiful (La Vita È Bella)
First Italian to win Best Actor.
1955 Anna Magnani The Rose Tattoo First Italian to win for Best Actress.
1961 Sophia Loren Two Women Won (La Ciociara)
Second Italian actress to be nominated.
First Italian actress to win for Best Actress in an Italian-language film.
Frank Capra (Born in Italy)
1934 It Happened One Night
1936 Best Director Mr. Deeds Goes to Town
1938 Best Director You Can’t Take It with You
1987 The Last Emperor