Sophia Loren

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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.

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​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  

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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Known Credits 95

Birthday 1934-09-20

Place of Birth Rome, Italy

Adult Actor False

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2015 Behind the White Glasses
2014 Human Voice
2013 Talking Pictures(1 episode) as Herself
2012 Girlfriend in a Coma as Mara (archive footage) (uncredited)
2009 Nine as Mamma
2009 Vittorio D
2005 Lives of the Saints
2004 Too Much Romance... It's Time for Stuffed Peppers as Maria (as Sofia Loren)
2004 Looking for Sophia as herself
2003 Charlie Chaplin: The Forgotten Years as Herself
2002 Between Strangers as Olivia
2002 V Graham Norton(1 episode)
2002 Francesca e Nunziata
1999 Beckmann(1 episode)
1997 The View(1 episode)
1997 Soleil as Madame Levy
1995 Grumpier Old Men as Maria Sophia Coletta Ragetti
1994 Ready to Wear as Isabella de la Fontaine
1990 Sabato domenica e lunedì as Rosa Priore
1989 Running Away as Cesira
1986 Courage as Marianna Miraldo
1984 Qualcosa di biondo
1982 Wogan(1 episode)
1981 Wanna bet, that..?(3 episodes)
1979 Firepower as Adele Tasca
1978 Brass Target as Mara
1978 Blood Feud as Titina Paterno
1977 A Special Day as Antonietta
1976 The Cassandra Crossing as Jennifer Rispoli Chamberlain
1975 Gun Moll as Pupa
1974 Brief Encounter as Anna Jesson
1974 Verdict as Teresa Leoni
1974 The Voyage as Adriana de Mauro
1972 Man of La Mancha as Dulcinea / Aldonza
1972 The Sin as soeur Germana
1971 Lady Liberty as Maddalena Ciarrapico
1970 The Priest's Wife as Valeria Billi
1970 Sunflower as Giovanna
1967 More Than a Miracle as Isabella Candeloro
1967 A Countess from Hong Kong as Natascha
1967 Ghosts, Italian Style as Maria Lojacono
1966 Arabesque as Yasmin Azir
1966 Judith as Judith Auerbach
1965 Lady L as Lady Louise Lendale / Lady L
1965 Operation Crossbow as Nora
1964 Marriage Italian Style as Filumena Marturano
1964 The Fall of the Roman Empire as Lucilla
1963 Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow as Adelina Sbaratti / Anna Molteni / Mara
1963 Showman
1962 Five Miles to Midnight as Lisa Macklin
1962 The Condemned of Altona as Johanna von Gerlach
1962 Boccaccio '70 as Zoe (segment "La riffa")
1961 Madame Sans-Gêne as Catherine Hubscher
1961 El Cid as Jimena
1960 Two Women as Cesira
1960 The Millionairess as Epifania Parerga
1960 It Started in Naples as Lucia Curcio
1960 A Breath of Scandal as Princess Olympia
1960 Heller in Pink Tights as Angela Rossini
1959 That Kind of Woman as Kay
1958 Houseboat as Cinzia Zaccardi
1958 The Key as Stella
1958 Desire Under the Elms as Anna Cabot
1958 The Black Orchid as Rose Bianco
1957 Legend of the Lost as Dita
1957 The Pride and the Passion as Juana
1957 Boy on a Dolphin as Phaedra
1957 Ci troviamo in galleria as Marisa
1956 What a Woman! as Antonietta Fallari
1955 Scandal in Sorrento as Donna Sofia
1955 The Miller's Beautiful Wife as Carmela
1955 Too Bad She's Bad as Lina Stroppiani
1955 The Sign of Venus as Agnese
1954 The Gold of Naples as Sofia
1954 Neapolitan Carousel as Sisina
1954 Attila as Honoria
1954 Poverty and Nobility as Gemma
1954 Woman of the River as Nives Mongolini
1953 Aida as Aida
1953 Two Nights with Cleopatra as Cleopatra / Nisca
1953 A Day in Court as Anna
1953 Good Folk's Sunday as Ines
1952 La Favorita
1952 E' ARRIVATO L'ACCORDATORE
1952 Il sogno di Zorro as Conchita
1952 La tratta delle bianche
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame(1 episode)
1951 Anna as Vittorios Assistentin
1951 It's Him!... Yes! Yes! as Odalisca
1951 Quo Vadis as Lygia's Slave
1950 Le sei mogli di Barbablù as Ragazza rapita
1950 Tototarzan as Una tarzanide (uncredited)
1948 The Ed Sullivan Show(4 episodes)
1929 The Academy Awards(3 episodes)
1900 The Fortunate Pilgrim(0 episodes) as Lucia

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