“Hello” Sophia Loren Born 20 September 1934
Sophia Loren (born Sofia Villani Scicolone 20 September 1934) is an Italian actress.
She is widely recognized as Italy’s most renowned and honoured 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 Two Women. Her other awards include a Grammy Award, five special Golden Globes, a BAFTA Award and a Laurel Award. In 1995 she received the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievements.
Notable films include: Houseboat (1958), El Cid (1961), Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow (1963), Marriage Italian-Style (1964), and A Special Day (1977). Later films include Grumpier Old Men (1995), and Nine (2009).