Asia Argento is an Italian actress, director, and singer. She is the daughter of the late Italian filmmaker Dario Argento. Asia Argento began her acting career in Italy and has since appeared in numerous films and television shows, both in Italy and internationally. She has received several awards and nominations for her work, including a Best Actress award at the 1997 Cannes Film Festival for her role in "Scarlet Diva". In recent years, Argento has been in the public eye for her activism, particularly in the #MeToo movement. In 2017, she publicly accused film producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault and has since become a prominent advocate for survivors of sexual assault and harassment.