|Born||Sofia Villani Scicolone
20 September 1934
Pozzuoli, Naples , Italy
|Residence||Geneva, Swisserland an Naples, Italy|
|Ither names||Sofia Lazzaro
(m. 1957–62, annulled; 1966–2007, his daith)
|Childer||Carlo Ponti, Jr., Edoardo Ponti|
|Relatives||Alessandra Mussolini (niece)|
Loren is widely recognisit as the maist awairdit Italian actress. She wis the first actress o the talkie era tae win an Academy Award for a nan-Inglis-speakin performance, for her portrayal o Cesira in Vittorio De Sica's Two Women. Her ither awairds include ane Golden Globe Award, a Grammy Award, a BAFTA Award an a Laurel Award. In 1995 she receivit the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievements, ane o mony such awairds.
Her films include: Houseboat (1958), El Cid (1961), Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow (1963), Marriage Italian-Style (1964), and A Special Day (1977). In later years she has appeared in American blockbusters such as Grumpier Old Men (1995), an Nine (2009). In 1994 she starred in Robert Altman's Prêt-à-Porter, which earned her a Golden Globe nomination the same year. She haes achievit creetical an commercial success in TV movies such as Courage (1986) an aw.