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Sylva Koscina

Yugoslav-born actress Sylva Koscina, who starred in Italian and Hollywood films in the 1960s, died Dec. 26 in Rome after a long illness complicated by heart problems. She was 61.

Koscina, born in Zagreb on Aug. 22,1933, began her film career in Italy in 1955 with “The Railroad Man.”

Her best-known films include Federico Fellini’s “Juliet of the Spirits” (1965) and “A Lovely Way to Die” (1968) with Kirk Douglas.

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