- Sophia Loren is an Italian film actress
|Born:||20 September 1934 Comment |
|How old is Sophia Loren in 2021? / Age: ||87 years
Sophia Loren facts
- Encouraged to enroll in acting lessons after entering a beauty pageant, Loren began her film career in 1950 at age 15
- She appeared in several bit parts and minor roles in the early part of the decade, until her five-picture contract with Paramount in 1956 launched her international career
- Notable film appearances around this time include The Pride and the Passion, Houseboat, and It Started in Naples
- Her talents as an actress were not recognized until her performance as Cesira in Vittorio De Sica's Two Women; Loren's performance earned her the Academy Award for Best Actress in 1962 and made her the first artist to win an Oscar for a foreign-language performance
- She holds the record for having earned six David di Donatello Awards for Best Actress, the most ever received: Two Women; Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow; Marriage Italian Style (for which she was nominated for a second Oscar); Sunflower; The Voyage; and A Special Day
- After starting her family in the early 1970s, Loren spent less time on her acting career and chose to make only occasional film appearances
- In later years, she has appeared in American films such as Grumpier Old Men and Nine
- Aside from the Academy Award, she has won a Grammy Award, five special Golden Globes, a BAFTA Award, a Laurel Award, the Best Actress Award at the Cannes Film Festival, and the Honorary Academy Award in 1991
- In 1995, she received the Cecil B
- DeMille Award for lifetime achievements, one of many such awards
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