Sophia Loren
Loren at the 63rd Academy Awards
2 Nominations / 2 Wins
Role Actress
Born September 20, 1934
Pozzuoli, Naples, Italy

Sophia Loren is an Italian actress. Loren is widely recognized as the most awarded Italian actress and one of the first sex singles of cinema. 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.


34th Academy Awards, 1961
Best ActressTwo Women

Special and Honorary Awards

63rd Academy Awards, 1990
To one of the genuine treasures of world cinema who, in a career rich with memorable performances, has added permanent luster to our art form.


34th Academy Awards, 1961
Best ActressTwo Women
37th Academy Awards, 1964
Best ActressMarriage Italian Style