Sophia Loren

Sophia Loren, OMRI (/sə'fiə lə'ɹɛn/, ; born Sofia Villani Scicolone on 20 September 1934) is an Italian actress.

Loren is widely recognized as the most awarded Italian actress. She was the first actress of the talkie era to win an Academy Award for a non-English-speaking performance, for her portrayal of Cesira in Vittorio De Sica's Two Women. Her other awards include one Golden Globe Award, a Grammy Award, a BAFTA Award and a Laurel Award. In 1995 she received the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievements, one of many such awards.

Her films include: Houseboat (1958), El Cid (1961), Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow (1963), Marriage Italian-Style (1964), and A Special Day (1977). In later years she has appeared in American blockbusters such as Grumpier Old Men (1995), and Nine (2009). In 1994 she starred in Robert Altman's Prêt-à-Porter (film), which earned her a Golden Globe nomination the same year. She has also achieved critical and commercial success in TV movies such as Courage (1986).

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... Gassman, Claudia Cardinale, Marcello Mastroianni - (Italy) The Black Orchid, starring Sophia Loren and Anthony Quinn The Blob, starring Steve McQueen Bonjour Tristesse, directed by ... Poitier Desire (Touha) - (Czechoslovakia) Desire Under the Elms, starring Sophia Loren, Anthony Perkins, Burl Ives The Doctor's Dilemma, directed by Anthony Asquith, starring ... starring Alec Guinness - (Britain) Houseboat, starring Cary Grant and Sophia Loren The Hunters, starring Robert Mitchum I-K I Accuse!, directed by and ...
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... Assi alla ribalta Attila (Attila, il flagello di Dio) Pietro Francisci Anthony Quinn, Sophia Loren, Henri Vidal, Irene Papas, Ettore Manni, Christian ... napoletano) Ettore Giannini Léonide Massine, Sophia Loren, Paolo Stoppa, Tina Pica Comedy, Musical Entered into the 1954 Cannes Film Festival Carovana di canzoni Casa Ricordi Cañas y barro Cento ... del ghetto L'Oro di Napoli (The Gold of Naples) Vittorio De Sica Totò, Sophia Loren, Silvana Mangano Comedy-Drama 2 Nastro d'Argento.Film with 6 episodes ...
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