Actress Claudia Cardinale. Born Claude Joséphine Rose Cardinale 15 April 1938, La Goulette, Tunisia. She appeared in some of the most prominent European films of the 1960s and 1970s. The majority of Cardinale's films have been either Italian or French. She is fluent in Sicilian, Arabic, French, Italian, English, and Spanish. In February 2011 the Los Angeles Times Magazine named Cardinale among the 50 most beautiful women in film history.