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Sophia's Filmography 

YEAR                       TITLE                                                               ROLE

2009                       Nine
                               ​The Lives of the Saints
                               Between Strangers                                         Olivia
                               Francesca e Nunziata                                    Francesca
                               Pret-a-Porter                                                Isabella de la Fontaine
                               Brief Encounter (1975)                                  Anna Jesson

1972                      Man of La Mancha                                            Dulcinea/Aldoseza
                               Arabesque                                                       Yasmin Azir
                               Operation Crossbow                                      Nora

1964                      Marriage Italian Style                                Filumena Marturano

1964                      The Fall of the Roman Empire                      Lucilla

1964                      Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow                   Adelina

1961                      El Cid                                                              Chimene
                              The Millionairess                                         Epifania Parerga

1961                     Two Women (1961)                                              Cesira
                             The Black Orchid                                             Rose Bianco

1958                      Houseboat                                                        Cinzia Zaccardi
                              The Pride And The Passion                            Juana
​                              Africa Sotto I Mari
​                              Quo Vadis?

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

Her father, Riccardo Scicolone, was married to another woman and refused to marry her mother, Romilda Villani, despite the fact that she was the mother of his two children (Sophia and her younger sister Maria Scicolone).

Growing up in the slums of Pozzuoli during the second World War without any support from her father, she experienced much sadness in her childhood.

Her life took an unexpected turn for the best when, at age 14, she entered into a beauty contest where she placed as one of the finalists.

It was there that Sophia caught the attention of film producer Carlo Ponti, some 22 years her senior, whom she eventually married in 1966 once he finally obtained a divorce from his first wife.

Ms. Sophia Loren