Sophia Loren

Sophia Loren

Italian actress
Sofia Costanza Brigida Villani Scicolone, known professionally as Sophia Loren, is an Italian actress. She was named by the American Film Institute as one of the greatest female stars of Classical Hollywood cinema.Wikipedia
BornSeptember 20, 1934
HometownRome, Italy
Net worth$150 million
Height5'9" (1.75m)
SpouseCarlo Ponti (m 1957 - 1962)
ChildrenEdoardo Ponti , Carlo Ponti
ParentsRiccardo Scicolone , Romilda Villani
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Top Stories

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  • From Frank Sinatra to Nelson Mandela and the Spice Girls to Mother Teresa, here are some of the other well-known figures to have met the monarch. The Queen was just a few weeks older than Marilyn Monroe when they met in London three years after the Coronation. Monroe shook Her Majesty's hand as she greeted stars at the Royal Film performance of The Battle of the River Plate at the Empire Theatre in Leicester Square.

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Revitalising Italian cinema: Rome's Cinecittà Studios receives €260m fund

Once the stomping ground of Italy's greatest directors and actors, from Federico Fellini to Sophia Loren, Rome's renowned Cinecitta film studios are planning a much-needed makeover for a new era. View on euronews
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Albums

Lucky to Be a Woman
Lucky to Be a Woman
2003
Peter and Sophia
Peter and Sophia
1960
Goodness, Gracious!: A Musical Portrait of Sophia Loren
Goodness, Gracious!: A Musical Portrait of Sophia Loren
2013
Oh, Lady Be Good!
Oh, Lady Be Good!
2012
Bing! Bang! Bong!: Music from the Films of Sophia Loren
Bing! Bang! Bong!: Music from the Films of Sophia Loren
2009
Serge Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf; Jean-Pascal Beintus: Wolf Tracks
Serge Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf; Jean-Pascal Beintus: Wolf Tracks
2003
Zoo Be Zoo Be Zoo: The Remixes
Zoo Be Zoo Be Zoo: The Remixes
1999

AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
2010Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureNineNominated
1995Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion PicturePrêt-à-Porter (film)Nominated
1965Academy AwardActress in a Leading RoleMarriage Italian-StyleNominated
1965Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or ComedyMarriage Italian-StyleNominated
1962Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or ComedyTwo Women aka La CiociaraWinner