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Sophia Loren

Sophia Loren, OMRI (born Sofia Villani Scicolone; 20 September 1934) is an Italian actress. In 1962, Loren won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in Two Women, along with 21 awards, becoming the first actress to win an Academy Award for a non-English-speaking performance. Loren has won 50 international awards, including an Oscar, seven Golden Globe Awards, a Grammy Award, a BAFTA Award and a Laurel Award. Her other films include: Houseboat (1958), El Cid (1961), Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow (1963), Marriage Italian Style (1964), A Special Day (1977). She has received critical and commercial success in movies for home box-office such as Courage (1986) and in American blockbusters such as Grumpier Old Men (1995), and Nine (2009). In 1994 she starred in Robert Altman's Ready to Wear, which earned her a Golden Globe nomination in 1995. The same year she received the Cecil B. de Mille award for lifetime achievements. In 1999, Loren was listed by the American Film Institute on AFI's 100 Years... 100 Stars as #21 of 25 American female screen legends of all time. In 2002, she was honored by the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) at its annual Anniversary Gala and was inducted into its Italian American Hall of Fame. In 2009, the Guinness Book of World Records recognized her as "Italy's Most Awarded Actress". In 1991, the Republic of France awarded her a Distinction of la Légion d'honneur (the Legion of Honor) with the grade of Chevalier (Knight). In 1997, Loren was invested Cavaliere di Gran Croce Ordine al Merito della Repubblica Italiana (Knight Grand Cross of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic). In 2010, she was awarded the Praemium Imperiale by the Imperial Family of Japan on behalf of the Japan Art Association. Description above from the Wikipedia article  Sophia Loren, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Sep 20, 1934 In Rome, Italy
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Ed Sullivan Show 1948-06-20
Latest Project:
Movie Behind the White Glasses 2015-09-21
Known For
Poster of Marriage Italian Style
Poster of A Breath of Scandal
Poster of Two Nights with Cleopatra
Poster of Aida
Movie Behind the White Glasses 2015-09-21
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... 2014-02-02
Movie Human Voice 2014-04-21
Movie Girlfriend in a Coma Mara (archive footage) (uncredited) 2012-11-26
Movie Vittorio D. Herself (archive footage) 2009-09-17
Movie Nine Mamma 2009-12-03
Movie Sophia: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow Herself 2007-10-21
Movie Lives of the Saints 2005-01-02
Movie Looking for Sophia herself 2004-09-17
Movie Too Much Romance... It's Time for Stuffed Peppers Maria (as Sofia Loren) 2004-11-14
Movie Charlie Chaplin: The Forgotten Years Herself 2003-05-18
Movie Francesca e Nunziata Francesca Montorsi 2002-01-22
Movie Between Strangers Olivia 2002-08-30
Series Beckmann Unknown 1999-01-25
Movie Soleil Madame Levy 1997-06-11
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie Grumpier Old Men Maria Sophia Coletta Ragetti 1995-12-22
Movie Ready to Wear Isabella de la Fontaine 1994-12-23
Movie Saturday, Sunday and Monday Rosa Priore 1990-01-01
Movie Running Away Cesira 1989-04-09
Movie Courage Marianna Miraldo 1986-09-24
Movie Aurora Aurora 1984-02-01
Series Wogan Unknown 1982-05-04
Series Wanna bet, that..? Unknown 1981-02-14
Movie Sophia Loren: Her Own Story Sophia / Romilda Villani 1980-10-26
Movie Firepower Adele Tasca 1979-04-27
Movie Blood Feud Titina Paterno 1978-12-21
Movie Brass Target Mara 1978-12-22
Movie A Special Day Antonietta 1977-08-11
Movie The Cassandra Crossing Jennifer Rispoli Chamberlain 1976-12-18
Movie Gun Moll Pupa 1975-01-21
Movie The Voyage Adriana de Mauro 1974-03-11
Movie Brief Encounter Anna Jesson 1974-11-12
Movie The Sin soeur Germana 1972-03-31
Movie Man of La Mancha Dulcinea / Aldonza 1972-12-20
Movie Lady Liberty Maddalena Ciarrapico 1971-01-01
Movie The Priest's Wife Valeria Billi 1970-12-22
Movie The Woman Is a Stranger 1968-01-17
Movie A Countess from Hong Kong Natascha 1967-01-05
Movie More Than a Miracle Isabella Candeloro 1967-10-19
Movie Judith Judith Auerbach 1966-01-20
Movie Arabesque Yasmin Azir 1966-05-04
Movie Operation Crossbow Nora 1965-04-01
Movie Lady L Lady Louise Lendale / Lady L 1965-12-17
Movie The Fall of the Roman Empire Lucilla 1964-03-24
Movie Marriage Italian Style Filumena Marturano 1964-12-18
Movie Showman 1963-01-02
Movie Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Adelina Sbaratti / Anna Molteni / Mara 1963-12-21
Movie Boccaccio '70 Zoe (Episodio "La Riffa") 1962-02-22
Movie The Condemned of Altona Johanna von Gerlach 1962-10-30
Movie Five Miles to Midnight Lisa Macklin 1962-12-12
Movie El Cid Jimena 1961-10-24
Movie Madame Catherine Hubscher 1961-12-21
Movie A Breath of Scandal Princess Olympia 1960-05-15
Movie It Started in Naples Lucia Curcio 1960-08-06
Movie The Millionairess Epifania Parerga 1960-10-18
Movie Two Women Cesira 1960-12-23
Movie That Kind of Woman Kay 1959-09-11
Movie Houseboat Cinzia Zaccardi 1958-11-19
Movie Desire Under the Elms Anna Cabot 1958-03-12
Movie The Key Stella 1958-05-28
Movie The Black Orchid Rose Bianco 1958-09-03
Movie Boy on a Dolphin Phaedra 1957-04-18
Movie Legend of the Lost Dita 1957-12-17
Movie The Pride and the Passion Juana 1957-07-10
Movie What a Woman! Antonietta Fallari 1956-02-03
Movie The Sign of Venus Agnese 1955-03-12
Movie Attila Honoria 1955-04-01
Movie Too Bad She's Bad Lina Stroppiani 1955-02-02
Movie Scandal in Sorrento Donna Sofia 1955-12-22
Movie The Miller's Beautiful Wife Carmela 1955-10-27
Movie Woman of the River Nives Mongolini 1954-01-01
Movie Poverty and Nobility Gemma 1954-01-01
Movie Two Nights with Cleopatra Cleopatra / Nisca 1954-02-04
Movie A Day in Court Anna 1954-01-28
Movie The Gold of Naples Sofia 1954-12-03
Movie Neapolitan Carousel Sisina 1954-06-09
Movie The Anatomy of Love Beautiful Girl 1954-03-16
Movie Good Folk's Sunday Ines 1953-01-01
Movie I'll See You on the Balcony Marisa 1953-11-13
Movie Aida Aida 1953-10-23
Movie La tratta delle bianche Elvira 1952-01-01
Movie The Dream of Zorro Conchita (as Sofia Scicolone) 1952-03-26
Movie La Favorita 1952-12-01
Movie È arrivato l'accordatore 1952-10-09
Movie Io sono il capataz Segretaria del Dittatore 1951-02-28
Movie Lebbra bianca A girl in the boardinghouse 1951-02-01
Movie Il padrone del vapore Una ballerinetta 1951-11-23
Movie Quo Vadis Lygia's Slave (uncredited) 1951-11-08
Movie It's Him!... Yes! Yes! Odalisca 1951-11-23
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24
Movie Anna Vittorios Assistentin 1951-12-20
Movie Tototarzan Una tarzanide (uncredited) 1950-10-31
Movie Le sei mogli di Barbablù Ragazza rapita 1950-11-17
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 1948-06-20
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