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Sophia Loren


Sophia Loren was born as Sofia Scicolone at the Clinica Regina Margherita in Rome, Italy, on September 20, 1934. Her father Riccardo was married to another woman and refused to marry her mother Romilda, despite the fact that she was the mother of his two children (Sophia and her younger sister Maria Scicolone). Growing up in the slums of Pozzuoli ... See full bio »
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 55 wins & 26 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2014 La voce umana (Short)
Angela
 2009 Nine
Mamma
 2001 Francesca and Nunziata (TV Movie)
Francesca Montorsi
 1997 Soleil
Maman Lévy
 1990 Saturday, Sunday and Monday
Rosa Priore
 1989 Running Away (TV Movie)
Cesira
 1988 The Fortunate Pilgrim (TV Mini-Series)
Lucia
 1986 Courage (TV Movie)
Marianna Miraldo
 1984 Qualcosa di biondo (TV Movie)
Aurora
 1980 Sophia Loren: Her Own Story (TV Movie)
Sophia / Romilda Villani
 1975 La pupa del gangster
Pupa
 1974 Brief Encounter (TV Movie)
Anna Jesson
 1974 The Verdict
Teresa Leoni
 1970 The Priest's Wife
Valeria Billi
 1967 More Than a Miracle
Isabella Candeloro
 1966 Judith
Judith Auerbach
 1965 Operation Crossbow
Nora
 1963 Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
Adelina Sbaratti / Anna Molteni / Mara
 1962 Boccaccio '70
Zoe (segment "La riffa")
 1961 El Cid
Jimena
 1960 Two Women
Cesira
 1959 That Kind of Woman
Kay
 1958 The Key
Stella
 1956 What a Woman!
Antonietta Fallari
 1955 Scandal in Sorrento
Donna Sofia, 'a Smargiassa
 1955 Il segno di Venere
Agnese Tirabassi
 1955 Too Bad She's Bad
Lina Stroppiani
 1954 The River Girl
Nives Mongolini
 1954 Attila
Honoria
 1954 The Gold of Naples
Sofia (segment "Pizze a credito")
 1954 Miseria e nobiltà
Gemma
 1954 Neapolitan Carousel
Sisina
 1954 The Anatomy of Love
La ragazza
 1954 Town of Bells
Bonbon
 1954 A Day in Court
Anna
 1953 La favorita
Leonora (as Sofia Lazzaro)
 1953 Ci troviamo in galleria
Marisa
 1953 Aida
Aida
 1953 Woman of the Red Sea
Barbara Lama
 1952 The Piano Tuner Has Arrived
Amica di Giulietta (as Sofia Lazzaro)
 1952 La tratta delle bianche
The Sick Contestant of the Dance Marathon (as Sofia Lazzaro)
 1952 Il sogno di Zorro
Conchita (as Sofia Scicolone)
 1951 Anna
L'assistente di Vittorio al nightclub (uncredited)
 1951 Era lui, sì, sì!
Odalisca (as Sofia Lazzaro)
 1951 Il padrone del vapore
Una ballerinetta (as Sofia Lazzaro)
 1951 Il mago per forza
La Sposa (as Sofia Scicolone)
 1951 Quo Vadis
Lygia's Slave (uncredited)
 1951 Milano miliardaria
Una commessa del bar (as Sofia Scicolone)
 1951 Io sono il capataz
Segretaria del Dittatore (as Sofia Scicolone)
 1951 Lebbra bianca
A girl in the boardinghouse (as Sofia Lazzaro)
 1950 Il voto
Un popolana alla festa di Piedigrotta (as Sofia Scicolone)
 1950 Cuori sul mare
Una ragazza al ristprante (as Sofia Scicolone)
 1950 Le sei mogli di Barbablù
Ragazza rapita (as Sofia Lazzaro)
 1950 Totò Tarzan
Una tarzanide (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Cookbook: "In the Kitchen with Love" See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Biographical Movies | 6 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 5 Interviews | 17 Articles | 48 Pictorials | 223 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Sofia Lazzaro | Sofia Loren | Sofia Scicolone

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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Personal Quote:

Getting ahead in a difficult profession requires avid faith in yourself. That is why some people with mediocre talent, but with great inner drive, go so much further than people with vastly superior talent. See more »

Trivia:

While filming Boy on a Dolphin (1957), Sophia was required to walk in a trench in order to give audiences the impression that her diminutive co-star, Alan Ladd, was taller than she. See more »

Trademark:

Deep sultry voice See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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