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Sophia Loren Honorary Oscar Photo

Sophia Loren, along with Myrna Loy, an Honorary Oscar recipient at the 1991 Oscar ceremony Sophia Loren will be honored by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 4, at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. The Sophia Loren Academy tribute will feature film clips and reminiscences from friends and colleagues, concluding with an onstage chat with the 1961 Best Actress Oscar winner. Among Loren's international leading men were Marcello Mastroianni (in a number of films), Cary Grant (The Pride and the Passion, Houseboat, 1958), Frank Sinatra (The Pride and the Passion), Alan Ladd (Boy on a Dolphin, 1958), Clark Gable (It Started in Naples, 1960), Charlton Heston (El Cid, 1961), Gregory […]


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Sophia Loren Honorary Oscar Photo



Sophia Loren Academy Tribute

Sophia Loren ca. 1958 Sophia Loren will be honored by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Wednesday, May 4, at 8 p.m. at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. “An Academy Tribute to Sophia Loren” will feature film clips and personal remarks from friends and colleagues, concluding with an onstage chat with Loren, the first performer to win an Oscar for a non-English-speaking role – Two Women, directed by Vittorio De Sica. De Sica directed Loren – who was married to producer Carlo Ponti – to another Best Actress Oscar nomination in Marriage Italian Style (1964), opposite her most frequent co-star, Marcello Mastroianni. Loren and Mastroianni also starred in Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow (1964), the winner of […]


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Sophia Loren Academy Tribute



Penélope Cruz & Drew Barrymore, Carey Mulligan & Sophia Loren: SAG Awards

Marion Cotillard, Penélope Cruz, Nicole Kidman, and Keith Urban pose for the camera at the 2010 SAG Awards ceremony, held in Los Angeles on Sat., Jan. 23. Cruz was in the running for the best supporting actress SAG Award, but she lost to Precious' Mo'Nique. The trio of actresses, along with Kate Hudson, Sophia Loren, Fergie, Judi Dench, and Daniel Day-Lewis were also up for SAG's best ensemble award. They lost to the cast of Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds. Carey Mulligan (below) became the critics' darling in the United States. She and Meryl Streep have won more critics' awards than any other actress this awards season. Mulligan stars in Lone Scherfig's An Education, in which she plays a 1960s London […]


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Penélope Cruz & Drew Barrymore, Carey Mulligan & Sophia Loren: SAG Awards