Rita Rusic (born May 16, 1960), also known as Rita Cecchi Gori, is a Croatian producer, actress and singer. Rusic's career began as an actress with a major role in the 1982 film Attila flagello di Dio. She was eventually moved into the film industry, with Il pentito in 1982. Later that year she also began filming Joan Lui - Ma un giorno nel paese arrivo io di lunedì. Following her work as a singer and an actress, Rusic became a producer in the early 1990s. Since then she has been a recognized producer for over 80 films. Many of these films were released primarily in Italy, but a number of them had global success. Rusic also featured on the Italian version of Dancing with the Stars.