Carlo Ponti (1912–2007)

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Carlo Ponti was born on December 11, 1912 in Magenta, Lombardy, Italy. He is known for Doctor Zhivago (1965), The Road (1954) and Blow-Up (1966). He was married to Sophia Loren and Giuliana Fiastri. He died on January 10, 2007 in Geneva, Switzerland. See full bio »


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Known For

Doctor Zhivago Producer
The Road Producer
Blow-Up Producer


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 1998 Liv (Short) (producer)
 1990 Saturday, Sunday and Monday (executive producer)
 1989 Running Away (TV Movie) (producer)
 1984 Qualcosa di biondo (TV Movie) (producer - uncredited)
 1979 Killer Fish (executive producer - uncredited)
 1978 Fantasma en el Oeste (producer)
 1978 The Squeeze (executive producer)
 1977 A Special Day (producer)
 1977 La notte dell'alta marea (producer)
 1976 The Cassandra Crossing (producer)
 1976 Ugly, Dirty and Bad (producer)
 1975 The Boss and the Worker (producer)
 1975 The Sensuous Nurse (producer)
 1975 Bisexual (producer)
 1975 The Flower in His Mouth (producer)
 1975 Wanted: Babysitter (producer)
 1975 Cry, Onion (producer)
 1975 The Passenger (producer)
 1975 La pupa del gangster (producer)
 1974 Blood Money (executive producer) / (producer)
 1974 Brief Encounter (TV Movie) (producer)
 1974 Policewoman (producer)
 1974 Verdict (producer)
 1974 The Beast (producer)
 1974 Run, Run, Joe! (producer)
 1974 The Voyage (producer)
 1974 High School Girl (producer)
 1974 Blood for Dracula (producer)
 1974 Virility (producer)
 1973 Flesh for Frankenstein (producer - uncredited)
 1973 Giordano Bruno (producer)
 1973 Massacre in Rome (producer)
 1973 Mr. Hercules Against Karate (producer)
 1973 The Violent Professionals (producer)
 1973 Gawain and the Green Knight (producer - uncredited)
 1973 Dirty Weekend (producer)
 1973 Dear Parents (producer)
 1973 Torso (producer)
 1972 What? (producer)
 1972 The Pisciotta Case (producer)
 1972 White Sister (producer)
 1971 Lady Liberty (producer)
 1971 Oasis of Fear (producer)
 1970 The Priest's Wife (producer)
 1970 Sunflower (producer)
 1970 Zabriskie Point (producer)
 1968 Diamonds for Breakfast (producer)
 1968 A Place for Lovers (producer)
 1968 The Man with the Balloons (producer)
 1967 Ghosts, Italian Style (producer)
 1967 Smashing Time (producer)
 1967 The Firemen's Ball (producer - uncredited)
 1967 More Than a Miracle (producer)
 1967 The Girl and the General (producer)
 1967 The 25th Hour (producer)
 1966 Pan Tau (TV Movie) (co-producer)
 1966 Blow-Up (producer)
 1966 Closely Watched Trains (executive producer - uncredited)
 1965 A Look Back at Crossbow (Documentary short) (producer)
 1965 Antonio Ligabue, pittore (Documentary short) (producer)
 1965 Doctor Zhivago (producer - produced by)
 1965 Oggi, domani, dopodomani (producer)
 1965 Lady L (producer)
 1965 The 10th Victim (producer)
 1965 Casanova 70 (producer)
 1965 Operation Crossbow (producer)
 1964 Marriage Italian Style (producer)
 1964 Countersex (producer)
 1964 The Ape Woman (producer)
 1963 Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow (producer)
 1963 The Empty Canvas (producer)
 1963 Contempt (producer)
 1963 Adultero lui, adultera lei (producer)
 1963 Les Carabiniers (producer - uncredited)
 1963 Bluebeard (producer)
 1962 Le Doulos (producer)
 1962 The Condemned of Altona (producer)
 1962 Redhead (co-producer)
 1962 Arturo's Island (producer)
 1962 The Third Lover (executive producer)
 1962 Cléo from 5 to 7 (producer)
 1962 Boccaccio '70 (producer)
 1961 Madame (producer - uncredited)
 1961 Léon Morin, Priest (producer)
 1961 A Woman Is a Woman (producer)
 1961 Lola (producer)
 1960 Two Women (producer)
 1960 Il corazziere (producer)
 1960 Lettere di una novizia (producer)
 1960 A Breath of Scandal (producer)
 1960 Heller in Pink Tights (producer)
 1959 That Kind of Woman (producer)
 1958 The Black Orchid (producer)
 1958 March's Child (producer)
 1957 Marisa (producer)
 1957 Female Three Times (producer)
 1957 Guendalina (producer)
 1956 Peccato di castità (producer)
 1956 War and Peace (executive producer - uncredited)
 1956 Man of Iron (producer)
 1956 Rice Girl (producer)
 1955 Eighteen Year Olds (producer)
 1955 Girls of Today (producer)
 1955 L'ultimo amante (producer)
 1955 The Miller's Beautiful Wife (producer)
 1955 Totò all'inferno (producer)
 1954 Siluri umani (producer)
 1954 The River Girl (producer)
 1954 Attila (producer)
 1954 The Gold of Naples (producer)
 1954 An American in Rome (producer)
 1954 Il medico dei pazzi (producer)
 1954 Ulysses (producer)
 1954 Mother's Heart (executive producer - uncredited)
 1954 Mambo (producer)
 1954 The Road (producer)
 1954 Woman of Rome (producer)
 1954 Neapolitan Carousel (producer)
 1954 Miseria e nobiltà (producer - uncredited)
 1954 Dov'è la libertà...? (producer)
 1953 Domenica a Capri (Short) (producer - uncredited)
 1953 The Devil Is a Woman (co-producer)
 1953 Easy Years (producer)
 1953 The Unfaithfuls (producer)
 1952 Gli 11 moschettieri (Documentary) (producer)
 1952 The Piano Tuner Has Arrived (producer)
 1952 Brothers of Italy (producer)
 1952 Il tenente Giorgio (producer)
 1952 The Three Pirates (producer)
 1952 La tratta delle bianche (producer)
 1952 Europe '51 (associate producer)
 1952 Toto in Color (producer)
 1951 Cops and Robbers (producer)
 1951 Anna (producer)
 1951 Il padrone del vapore (producer)
 1951 Last Meeting (producer)
 1951 Totò terzo uomo (producer)
 1951 Accidents to the Taxes!! (producer)
 1950 È arrivato il cavaliere! (producer)
 1950 Outlaw Girl (producer)
 1950 A Dog's Life (producer)
 1950 The White Line (producer)
 1950 The Taming of Dorothy (producer)
 1950 Miss Italia (producer)
 1949 The Emperor of Capri (producer)
 1949 Romanticismo (producer)
 1949 Campane a martello (producer)
 1949 The Mill on the Po (producer)
 1948 Guaglio (producer)
 1948 Fuga in Francia (producer)
 1948 Without Pity (producer)
 1948 Lost Youth (producer)
 1948 Tempesta su Parigi (producer)
 1948 Les Misérables (producer)
 1948 Amanti senza amore (producer)
 1947 La primula bianca (producer)
 1947 To Live in Peace (producer)
 1946 Albergo Luna, camera 34 (producer)
 1946 Un americano in vacanza (producer)
 1946 Professor, My Son (producer)
 1945 Two Anonymous Letters (producer)
 1945 La freccia nel fianco (producer)
 1943 La primadonna (producer)
 1943 Giacomo the Idealist (producer)
 1941 Piccolo mondo antico (producer - uncredited)
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The controversy surrounding his first marriage to Sophia Loren, was that he was still legally married to his first wife Giuliana Fiastri at that time in the eyes of Cathoilc Italy, even though they had already divorced by 1957. In order to marry Loren he obtained a divorce in Mexico where they also got married by proxy, but this was not recognized back in Italy where Ponti was condemned and told ... See more »

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