Thursday, September 20, 2012

September 20, 1934

Mother stayed in bed today.

Sophia Loren
Sophia Loren
AKA: Sofia Lazzaro, Sofia Loren, Sofia Scicolone
Birth Name: Sofia Villani Scicolone
Date Of Birth: September 20, 1934
Country Of Birth: Italy
Birth Place: Pozzuoli, Campania

Loren is widely recognized as the most awarded Italian 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 one Golden Globe Award, a Grammy Award, a BAFTA Award and a Laurel Award. In 1995 she received the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievements, one of many such awards.

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