Friday, December 26, 2008

Italian Beautiful Women-Sophia Loren

Sophia Loren was born Sofia Villani Scicolone in Rome, Italy, the illegitimate daughter of married engineer Riccardo Scicolone and aspiring actress and piano teacher, Romilda Villani.

Sophia Loren

Loren worked as a model in the weekly illustrated romantic stories.Loren was discovered by her future husband, the much older film producer Carlo Ponti, and they married on September 17, 1957.By the late 1950s, Loren's star began to rise in Hollywood, with films such as 1957's Boy on a Dolphin and The Pride and the Passion in which she co-starred with Frank Sinatra and Cary Grant.

Sophia Loren

She's an Academy Award winning actress!

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