Sophia Loren

20 Sep 1934


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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Filmography (59 titles)

(movie, 2014)
···La voce umana
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor
Genre: Biography
Role: Actor (as Romilda Villani)
(movie, 2009)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Role: Actor (as Mamma)
(movie, 2004)
···Lives of the Saints
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Teresa Innocente)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Maria)
(movie, 2002)
···Between Strangers
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Olivia)
(movie, 2001)
···Francesca e Nunziata
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Francesca Montorsi)
(movie, 1995)
···Grumpier Old Men
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Maria Sophia Coletta Ragetti)
(movie, 1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Isabella de la Fontaine)
(movie, 1990)
···Sabato, domenica e lunedì
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Rosa Priore)
(movie, 1989)
···La ciociara
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Cesira)
(mini-series, 1988)
···The Fortunate Pilgrim
Role: Actor (as Lucia)
(movie, 1986)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Marianna Miraldo)
(movie, 1984)
···Qualcosa di biondo
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Aurora)
(movie, 1980)
···Sophia Loren: Her Own Story
Genre: Biography, Drama
Role: Actor (as Sophia · Romilda Villani)
(movie, 1979)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Adele Tasca)
(movie, 1978)
···Brass Target
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Mara)
(movie, 1977)
···Una giornata particolare
Genre: Drama, Romance, War, Foreign
Role: Actor (as Antonietta)
(movie, 1976)
···The Cassandra Crossing
Genre: Action, Thriller, Foreign
Role: Actor (as Jennifer Rispoli Chamberlain)
(movie, 1975)
···La pupa del gangster
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Pupa)
(movie, 1974)
···Brief Encounter
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Anna Jesson)
(movie, 1974)
···Il viaggio
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Adriana de Mauro)
(movie, 1974)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Teresa Leoni)
(movie, 1973)
···Man of La Mancha
Genre: Action, Music
Role: Actor (as Dulcinea · Aldonza)
(movie, 1971)
···La mortadella
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Maddalena Ciarrapico)
(movie, 1970)
···I girasoli
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Giovanna)
(movie, 1970)
···La moglie del prete
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Valeria Billi)
(movie, 1967)
···A Countess from Hong Kong
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Natascha)
(movie, 1967)
···C'era una volta...
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Isabella Candeloro)
(movie, 1967)
···Questi fantasmi
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Maria Lojacono)
(movie, 1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Yasmin Azir)
(movie, 1966)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Judith Auerbach)
(movie, 1965)
···Operation Crossbow
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Role: Actor (as Nora)
(movie, 1965)
···Lady L
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Lady Louise Lendale · Lady L)
(movie, 1964)
···Matrimonio all'italiana
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Filumena Marturano)
(movie, 1964)
···The Fall of the Roman Empire
Genre: Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Lucilla)
(movie, 1963)
···Ieri, oggi, domani
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Foreign
Role: Actor (as Adelina Sbaratti · Anna Molteni · Mara)
(movie, 1962)
···Boccaccio '70
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Foreign
Role: Actor (as Zoe (segment "La riffa"))
(movie, 1962)
···I sequestrati di Altona
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Johanna von Gerlach)
(movie, 1961)
···El Cid
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Role: Actor (as Jimena)
(movie, 1960)
···The Millionairess
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Foreign
Role: Actor (as Epifania Parerga)
(movie, 1960)
···Heller in Pink Tights
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Role: Actor (as Angela Rossini)
(movie, 1960)
···It Started in Naples
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Lucia Curcio)
(movie, 1960)
···La Ciociara
Genre: Drama, Foreign
Role: Actor (as Cesira)
(movie, 1959)
···That Kind of Woman
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Role: Actor (as Kay)
(movie, 1958)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Family
Role: Actor (as Cinzia Zaccardi)
(movie, 1958)
···Desire Under the Elms
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Anna Cabot)
(movie, 1958)
···The Key
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Role: Actor (as Stella)
(movie, 1957)
···Boy on a Dolphin
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Phaedra)
(movie, 1956)
···La fortuna di essere donna
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Antonietta Fallari)
(movie, 1955)
···Il segno di Venere
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Agnese Tirabassi)
(movie, 1955)
···La bella mugnaia
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Carmela)
(movie, 1955)
···Pane, amore e.....
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Donna Sofia, 'a Smargiassa)
(movie, 1954)
···L'oro di Napoli
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Sofia)
(movie, 1954)
Genre: Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Honoria)
(movie, 1954)
···La donna del fiume
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Nives Mongolini)
(movie, 1954)
···Un giorno in pretura
Genre: Comedy, Drama
By: Steno
Role: Actor (as Anna)
(movie, 1953)
Genre: Musical
Role: Actor (as Aida)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Ines)