is an Italian actress, filmmaker, author, philanthropist, and model.
The daughter of famed Swedish actress Ingrid Bergman and Italian neorealist film director Roberto Rossellini, she is noted for her successful tenure as a Lancôme model, and for her roles in films such as Blue Velvet (1986) and Death Becomes Her (1992).
This room is at the same time the kitchen, the living room and the hall. I am sad for her, because I know her relationship with movie director David Lynch, with whom she had been together for six years, has just ended and that they broke up during his shooting of the film pants, a white shirt and black suede shoes. I see her wrought-iron bed, a little study with its desk on which sits a typewriter, and the new bathroom that, as she comments with a smile, “Is as big as a movie star’s!
” Next to her own room is her daughter Elettra’s bedroom.
Her first role was the 1979 film Il Prato, and then in 1980 she appeared in Il pap'occhio with Martin Scorsese (her husband from 1979-1982).
In 1982 Rossellini was cast in her first American film, White Nights (1985).
Her parents were shrouded by a Hollywood scandal - Bergman left her dentist husband for Roberto, who was also married at the time.
The world was entranced with Isabella's mother, hailed as the most beautiful in the world.
However, she did not decide to stay full-time in New York until her marriage to Martin Scorsese (1979–1982), whom she met when she interviewed him for RAI.Isabella makes a fresh start She lives in a two floor apartment in an old house in Soho, the New York’s artists.Isabella Rossellini is not yet home when I arrive, and so I wait for her in a big room with light wooden flooring, a rustic table and a few chairs. She couldn't possibly walk on the streets without chaos breaking out." It's all so strikingly parallel to the lives of the 'Brangelina' brood.At 30, and just divorced from Scorsese, she became the international face of Lancome, an enduring relationship for fourteen years.