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Paola Welles (Mori), Contessa di Girifalco

Birthplace: Italy
Death: Died in Las Vegas, NV, USA
Cause of death: Automobile accident
Immediate Family:

Wife of Orson Welles
Mother of <private> O'Donaghue (Welles)

Managed by: Colleen Rose Keenan
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Immediate Family

    • husband
    • <private> O'Donaghue (Welles)
    • <private> Feder (Welles)
    • <private> Welles
    • stepdaughter

About Paola Mori

Paola Mori was the estranged wife of Orson Welles for decades, the couple were never divorced. Oja Kodar became Welles' longtime companion both personally and professionally from 1966 on. A year after Orson's death, Paola and Oja finally agreed on the settling of his will. On the way to their meeting to sign the papers, however, Paola was killed in a car accident.

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Paola Mori's Timeline

September 18, 1928
August 12, 1986
Age 57
Las Vegas, NV, USA