Monica Belluci nude before and after
Monica Anna Maria Bellucci (Italian pronunciation: [ˈmɔːnika belˈluttʃi], born 30 September 1964) is an Italian actress and fashion model. Bellucci began her career as a model and made a transition to Italian films. She played the role of Persephone in the 2003 science-fiction films The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions, Mary Magdalene in the 2004 biblical drama The Passion of the Christ, and Alex in the controversial art film Irréversible. Bellucci was a Bond girl in the 2015 James Bond film Spectre, making her the oldest Bond girl in the franchise.
Monica Bellucci began modelling at age 13 by posing for a local photo enthusiast. In 1988, Bellucci moved to one of Europe’s fashion centres, Milan, where she signed with Elite Model Management. By 1989, she was becoming prominent as a fashion model in Paris and across the Atlantic, in New York City. She posed for Dolce & Gabbana and French Elle, among others. In that year, Bellucci made the transition to acting and began taking acting classes. The February 2001Esquire‘s feature on Desire featured Bellucci on the cover and in an article on the five senses. In 2003, she was featured in Maxim. Men’s Health also named her one of the “100 Hottest Women of All-Time”, ranking her at No. 21. AskMen named her the number one most desirable woman in 2002. According to two national newspapers, she is considered an Italian sex symbol. In 2004, while pregnant with her daughter Deva, Bellucci posed nude for the Italian Vanity Fair in protest against Italian laws that prevent the use of donor sperm. She posed pregnant and semi-nude again for the magazine’s April 2010 issue. From 2006 to 2010 Bellucci was the face of a range of Dior products.In 2012, she became the new face of Dolce & Gabbana. She is managed by Elite+ in New York City. Bellucci is signed to D’management group in Milan and also to Storm Model Management in London.
Bellucci met French actor Vincent Cassel on the set of their 1996 film The Apartment. They married in 1999, and have two daughters, Deva (born 2004) and Léonie (born 2010). Bellucci and Cassel announced their separation on 26 August 2013.
In the documentary movie The Big Question, about the film The Passion of the Christ, she stated: “I am an agnostic, even though I respect and am interested in all religions. If there’s something I believe in, it’s a mysterious energy; the one that fills the oceans during tides, the one that unites nature and beings.”
In September 2012 at a Toronto International Film Festival press conference for the Iranian movie Rhino Season, Bellucci stated that she can speak four languages: Italian, French, English and Farsi.