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Via: We Had Faces Then

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Sophia Loren in The River Girl (Mario Soldati, 1954)

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August 21, 2013 Posted by | celebs | , , , , , | Leave a comment

A day late, but Happy Birthday, Ms. Loren!

Sophia Loren, OMRI (born Sofia Villani Scicolone; 20 September 1934) is an Italian actress.

In 1962, Loren won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in Two Women, along with 21 awards, becoming the first actress to win an Academy Award for a non-English-speaking performance.

Loren has won 50 international awards, including two Oscars, seven Golden Globe Awards, a Grammy Award, a BAFTA Award and a Laurel Award.

Her other films include: Houseboat (1958), El Cid (1961), Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
(1963), Marriage Italian-Style (1964), and A Special Day (1977).

She has received critical and commercial success in movies for home box-office such as Courage
(1986) and in American blockbusters such as Grumpier Old Men (1995), and Nine (2009). In 1994 she
starred in Robert Altman’s Ready to Wear, which earned her a Golden Globe nomination in 1995.

The same year she received the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievements.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sophia_Loren

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September 21, 2011 Posted by | celebs | , , , , , | 1 Comment