On October 13, 2011 Falcon Crest guest star Gina Lollobrigida (Francesca Gioberti, Season 4) was spotted at the 'Mamma Mia' Rome Launch at Teatro Brancaccio in Rome, Italy.
In 1968, she starred in the movie Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell with Shelley Winters, Phil Silvers, and Telly Savalas. The plot of this movie is the basis for the stage musical Mamma Mia!
For this role she was nominated for a Golden Globe and won her third David di Donatello award.
Gina Lollobrigida is now 84 and has retired from acting. She wasn't in a movie since 1997.