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Cicciolina (1951–)

Italian porn star, singer and politician. Name variations: Ilona Staller. Born Nov 26, 1951, in Budapest, Hungary; mother was a midwife; stepfather was an official in the Ministry of the Interior; m. 2nd husband Jeff Koons (American sculptor), 1991 (div. 1992); children: (2nd m.) Ludwig.

Began working for MTI, the Hungarian modeling agency (1964); married and moved to Italy; working with pornographer Riccardo Schicchi, adopted the name Cicciolina and achieved fame with radio show "Voulez vous coucher avec moi?" on Radio Luna (1970s); was the 1st to bare her breasts on Italian tv (1978); elected the leading candidate of the Lista del Sole (Italy's Green Party, 1979); switched to Partito Radicale (1985), opposing nuclear energy and NATO membership; representing Lazio district of Rome, elected to Italian parliament (1987); starred in last porno film (1989); made an unsuccessful bid to run for Parliament in Hungary (2002).

Cicciolina (1951–)

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