Gina Lollobrigida dies – level 2
On Monday, Italian actress Gina Lollobrigida died in Rome at 95 years old.
As a teenager, Lollobrigida took part in beauty contests, and when she was 20 years old, she was third in Miss Italy. She played in many European and American films. In the 1950s, she became very popular, especially after she starred in ‘Beat the Devil’ with Humphrey Bogart. She was married to a Yugoslavian doctor for 22 years and they had one son.
When Lollobrigida stopped making films in 1997, she became a photographer and sculptor, worked in fashion and cosmetics companies, and was a UNICEF goodwill ambassador.
Difficult words: beauty contest (a competition in which the winner is the most beautiful person), star (to play in a movie), goodwill ambassador (a person who travels to other countries to support good ideas).
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