In , she won her fourth Golden Globe for "world film favorite". In , Loren returned as a judge in the 71st Miss Italia pageant. Ritza Brown and Chiara Ferrari each portrayed the younger Loren. Following this success, Loren starred in an American thriller Brass Target.
In , she starred in Vittorio De Sica 's Two Women , a stark, gritty story of a mother who is trying to protect her year-old daughter in war-torn Italy. In , she received the Golden Globe Cecil B. Early life[ edit ] Loren, age 15, as Sofia Lazzaro during the Miss Italia beauty pageant Loren was born Sofia Villani Scicolone on 20 September in the Clinica Regina Margherita in Rome , Italy,  the daughter of Romilda Villani — and Riccardo Scicolone, a construction engineer of noble descent Loren wrote in her autobiography that she is entitled to call herself the Marquess of Licata Scicolone Murillo. Loren's performance earned her many awards, including the Cannes Film Festival 's best performance prize, and an Academy Award for Best Actress , the first major Academy Award for a non-English-language performance or to an Italian actress. The movie was extremely well received by American reviewers and became a box office hit. Grant's wife Betsy Drake wrote the original script, and Grant originally intended that she would star with him. The place was popular with the American GIs stationed nearby. She appeared in several bit parts and minor roles in the early part of the decade, including the La Favorita . In , the couple became French citizens after their application was approved by then French President Georges Pompidou. Loren was Marshall's first and only choice for the role. It fared extremely well internationally, and was a respectable box office success in US market. Loren has two younger paternal half-brothers, Giuliano and Giuseppe. Though Ponti had been long separated from his first wife, Giuliana, he was not legally divorced when Loren married him by proxy two male lawyers stood in for them in Mexico on 17 September In , after five years off the set and 14 years since she starred in a prominent US theatrical film, Loren starred in Rob Marshall 's film version of Nine , based on the Broadway musical that tells the story of a director whose midlife crisis causes him to struggle to complete his latest film; he is forced to balance the influences of numerous formative women in his life, including his deceased mother. Partly owing to Sellers's infatuation with Loren, he split with his first wife, Anne Howe. After that, the family moved to Naples, where they were taken in by distant relatives. Although she was set to star in 13 episodes of CBS's Falcon Crest in as Angela Channing's half-sister Francesca Gioberti, negotiations fell through at the last moment and the role went to Gina Lollobrigida instead. The two end up gang-raped inside a church as they travel back to their home city following cessation of bombings there. Loren preferred devoting more time to raising her sons. In , Loren stated on Larry King Live that Fellini had planned to direct her in a film shortly before his death in In , she received a second Academy Award nomination for her performance in Marriage Italian-Style. This movie received mixed reviews, although it was moderately successful in the United States and internationally. The affair ended in bitterness before The Pride and the Passion's filming ended, causing problems on the Houseboat set. Nevertheless, Cary Grant telephoned her in Rome the next day to inform her of the Oscar award. In , Loren returned as a judge in the 71st Miss Italia pageant. The film was extremely well received by critics and a huge commercial success. In film[ edit ] — as Sofia Scicolone, and as Sofia Lazzaro[ edit ] At age 17, Lazzaro enrolled in acting class and was selected as an uncredited extra in Mervyn LeRoy 's film Quo Vadis , filmed when she was 17 years old.
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