Isabella Ferrari (born 31 March 1964), is the stage name of Isabella Fogliazza, an Italian actress of television, theatre and the cinema. She is best known as the protagonist, Commissioner Giovanna Scalise in the police drama series Distretto di Polizia (Police District) and Distretto di Polizia 2 (Police District 2) which was televised on Mediaset’s Canale 5 from 2000 to 2001. At the 1995 Venice Film Festival she won a Volpi Cup award for Best Supporting Actress in the film Romanzo di un giovane povero.
Ferrari was born Isabella Fogliazza in Ponte dell’Olio, Province of Piacenza, Emilia-Romagna. At the age of 16 she was elected Miss Teenager in a contest held in a discoteque. She made her acting debut at the age of 17 as Selvaggia in the Carlo Vanzini comedy Sapore di mare in 1982; she also performed in the film’s sequel Sapore di mare 2- un anno dopo. Since then she has regularly performed in films, television and the theatre. She is best known to the Italian audience as Police… read more