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  1. Loren, Sophia Loren, Sofia Scicolonenoun

    Italian film actress (born in 1934)


  1. Sophia Loren

    Sofia Costanza Brigida Villani Scicolone (Italian: [soˈfiːa vilˈlaːni ʃʃikoˈloːne]; born 20 September 1934), known professionally as Sophia Loren ( lə-REN, Italian: [ˈlɔːren]), is an Italian and French actress. She was named by the American Film Institute as one of the greatest stars of Classical Hollywood cinema. As of 2023, she is one of the last surviving major stars from the Golden Age of Hollywood cinema and is the only remaining living person to appear on AFI's list of the 50 greatest stars of American film history, positioned at number 21. Encouraged to enroll in acting lessons after entering a beauty pageant, Loren began her film career at age sixteen in 1950. She appeared in several bit parts and minor roles in the early part of the decade, until her five-picture contract with Paramount in 1956 launched her international career. Her film appearances around this time include The Pride and the Passion, Houseboat, and It Started in Naples. During the 1950s, she starred in films as a sexually emancipated persona and was one of the best known sex symbols of the time. Loren's performance as Cesira in the film Two Women (1961) directed by Vittorio De Sica won her the Academy Award for Best Actress, making her the first actor to win an Oscar for a non-English-language performance. She holds the record for having earned seven David di Donatello Awards for Best Actress: Two Women; Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow (1963); Marriage Italian Style (1964, for which she was nominated for a second Oscar); Sunflower (1970); The Voyage (1974); A Special Day (1977) and The Life Ahead (2020). She has won five special Golden Globes (including the Cecil B. DeMille Award), a BAFTA Award, a Laurel Award, a Grammy Award, the Volpi Cup for Best Actress at the Venice Film Festival and the Best Actress Award at the Cannes Film Festival. In 1991, she received the Academy Honorary Award for lifetime achievements. At the start of the 1980s, Loren chose to make rarer film appearances. Since then, she has appeared in films such as Prêt-à-porter (1994), Grumpier Old Men (1995), Nine (2009), and The Life Ahead (2020).


  1. sophia loren

    Sophia Loren is a highly acclaimed Italian actress and international film star, born on September 20, 1934, in Rome, Italy. Known for her striking beauty and dramatic acting talent, Loren came to prominence in the 1950s and was the first actress from a non-English-speaking country to win an Academy Award, which she received for her performance in the film "Two Women" in 1961. During her six decades-long career, she starred in several successful films and worked with notable directors and actors. She is considered a film and fashion icon.


  1. Sophia Loren

    Sophia Loren is an Italian actress. Loren is widely recognized as Italy's most renowned and honored 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 Vittorio De Sica's 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, one of many such awards. Her films include: Houseboat, El Cid, Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, Marriage Italian-Style, and A Special Day. In later years she has appeared in American blockbusters such as Grumpier Old Men, and Nine. In 1994 she starred in Robert Altman's Prêt-à-Porter, which earned her a Golden Globe nomination the same year. She has also achieved critical and commercial success in TV movies such as Courage.

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    The numerical value of Sophia Loren in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

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    The numerical value of Sophia Loren in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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