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Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Sophia Loren

Sophia Loren was born on September 20,1934 in Rome, Italy at the Clinica Regina Margherita.

At the age of 14 she entered a beauty contest, though she did not win she was one of the finalist.where she met Carlo Ponti.

 Sophia Loren's first English speaking role was in the 1957 movie "The Boy on the Dolphin"

 She won an Oscar in 1961 for the movie "Two Women". First major Academy Award for a non-English- language performance and to an  Italian actress.

 In 1963 she made Vittorio De Sica's movie "Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow". This movie co-starred Marcello Mastroianni. And contains her iconicly famous stripping (?) act.


 For more information on Sophia Loren go to my other blog Misha's Blue for a more in depth post and photos.

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