Caterina Murino is an Italian actress from Sardinia.
She initially wanted to be a doctor, but thankfuly she failed the medical school entrance exams twice. She then noticed she was hot and came in fourth in the 1996 Miss Italy contest.
She studied drama at the Scuola di Cinema e Teatro run by Francesca De Sapio, between 1999 and 2000. She began her career in television in 2002, and then gained international fame after playing Solange Dimitrios in the 2006 adaptation of the James Bond novel Casino Royale.