She appeared in the 2007 edition of the famous Pirelli Calendar at the age of 72, making her the oldest model in its history.Loren in one sentence – Sophia is an ageless beauty, a great actress and a wonderful person.Birth Name: Sofia Villani Scicolone Birth Date: 20 September 1934, Rome, Italy.Place of Birth: Rome, Italy Nationality: Italian Occupation: Actress, writer, designer, singer Height: 5 feet 8 in; 1.74 m Measurements: 38-24-38 in; 96-60-96 cm Famous for: She is best known for playing major roles in many great Italian and Hollywood movies as well as for her stunning beauty.Aside from the Academy Award, she has won a Grammy Award, five special Golden Globes, a BAFTA Award, a Laurel Award, the Volpi Cup for Best Actress at the Venice Film Festival, the Best Actress Award at the Cannes Film Festival, and the Honorary Academy Award in 1991. De Mille Award for lifetime achievements, one of many such awards. 21 of the top 25 female American screen legends in the American Film Institute's survey, AFI's 100 Years...100 Stars, and she is currently the only living actress on the list.the daughter of Romilda Villani (1910–1991) and Riccardo Scicolone, a construction engineer of noble descent (Loren wrote in her autobiography that she is entitled to call herself Marchesa di Licata Scicolone Murillo).When she was 16, Loren entered a beauty pageant, Miss Italia 1950 and, while she did not win, was selected as one of the finalists.
There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love.
In 1957 Carlo divorced his wife in Mexico (divorce was still illegal in Italy) to be with Sophia.
The two were together until his death and Sophia has said she doesn't see herself becoming romantically involved with anyone ever again.
Her talents as an actress were not recognized until her performance as Cesira in Vittorio De Sica's Two Women; Loren's performance earned her the Academy Award for Best Actress in 1962 and made her the first actress to win an Oscar for a foreign-language performance.
She holds the record for having earned six David di Donatello Awards for Best Actress: Two Women; Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow; Marriage Italian Style (for which she was nominated for a second Oscar); Sunflower; The Voyage; and A Special Day.