Pia Zadora

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Decades: 1980s 1990s
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Pia Alfreda Schipani, 4 May 1954, Hoboken, New Jersey, USA. Showbusiness influences were around Zadora from birth. Her father, Alphonse Schipani, played violin in Broadway pit orchestras and her mother, Saturnina Zadorowski, was a theatre wardrobe supervisor. At the suggestion of a teacher she attended the American Academy of Dramatic Art as a means of overcoming shyness. In 1961, she was selected by noted screen and stage actor Burgess Meredith to appear in Midgie Purvis; the show’s star was veteran actress Tallulah Bankhead. This was followed by other Broadway appearances, among them Garden Of Sweets (which starred Katina Paxinou) and We Take The Town (with Robert Preston), Fiddler On The Roof (playing the character Bielke for two years), and Henry, Sweet Henry. During the 60s she made her first movie, Santa Claus Conquers The Martians (1964) and her first records, including ‘Bye Bye Boy’, for which she was billed as Little Pia. She was in the...

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