People We Love: Sophia Loren

Sophia Loren (Sofia Villani Scicolone), Born on September 20, 1934

Born on this Day in 1934.

Sophia Loren, is recognized as the Italian actress who has won the most awards. In 1960 she won the Academy Award for Best Acress in Vittorio De Sica’s Two Women becoming the first actress in “talkie” films to win for a non-English speaking performance. She has also received a Golden Globe Award, a Grammy, a BAFTA Awared and a Laurel Award. In 1995 she received the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievements.

After all these years, I am still involved in the process of self-discovery. It’s better to explore life and make mistakes than to play it safe. Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life.
Sophia Loren

Since 2006, Loren has made her primary residence in Switzerland.

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