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Ly, Awa

Posted on May 22, 2014 in Filmmakers Database, L | 0 comments

Awa Ly in Bianco e nero

Awa Ly

Actress (Paris, France, 1.4.1977)

Awa Ly was born and raised in Paris. Both her parents are from Senegal, while most of her family lives in Dakar. After graduating in International Ecomics, she settled in Rome, where she had a stage for Cult Network Italia, worked for Sitcom and was the artistic director of the Live Music Club “The Place”. Currently she lives between Rome and Paris and works mainly in Italy as an actress and a singer. In 2011 she played in the film Nessuno mi può giudicare (Escort in Love) by Daniele Luchetti besides Paola Cortellesi, Raoul Bova and Rocco Papaleo. She accompanied Pino Daniele in summer 2013 on an international tour after having already performed with him in the United States and Canada. Her great musical talent and passion led to realize three EPs. She appeared also in some TV series.

Italian Filmography

Bianco e nero (Cristina Comencini, 2008, ff, act), Sleepless (Maddalena De Filippi, 2008, ff, act), La prima linea (Renato De Maria, 2009, ff, act), Donna Detective (s2) (Fabrizio Costa, 2010, tvs, act), La nostra vita (Daniele Luchetti, 2010, ff, act), 20 sigarette (Aureliano Amadei, 2010, ff, act), Nessuno mi può giudicare (Massimiliano Bruno, 2011, ff, act), Anna e Yusef – Un amore senza confini (Cinzia TH Torrini, 2015, tvms, act), I bastardi di Pizzofalcone (s1e5. Misericordia) (Carlo Carlei, 2017, tvms, act), Scappo a casa (Enrico Lando, 2019, ff, act)

Frame taken from:

Bianco e nero. Dir. Cristina Comencini. Cattleya, Rai Cinema, 2008.


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Contributors: Maria Coletti and Leonardo De Franceschi, with Luigi Forgione and Renata Ornella Orlando

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