I continue my series with a unique woman. Hope to cause you interest.
Sofia Villaani Sikolone, known as Sofia Loren, was born on 20 September 1934 in Rome, Italy.Born in extreme poverty, she began her film career in 1951 and became one of the most beautiful women in the world and the most famous Italian actress.
Sofia Loren is the daughter of Ricardo Shikolone, a construction engineer who recognizes Sofia as her daughter but refuses to marry a mother and leaves them while she is pregnant. Her mother is Romilla Villaani, a piano teacher and unsuccessful actress.Wise Life Lessons of Great Lily IvanovaIn 1938, Loren’s parents had another child – Anna-Maria. Sofia spends her childhood with Rommilda and Anna-Maria with her grandmother and grandfather in the fishing village of Pozzuoli, near Naples.Although today she is considered to be one of the most beautiful women in history, the midwife degenerate Sofia remembers her as “the ugliest baby I’ve ever seen in my life.”Sofia is a quiet and reserved child, and the living conditions in the village are not good at all, and Loren spends these years in extreme poverty, sleeping in a room with 8 people.
Things got worse when World War II devastated the already ruining Pozzuoli. Once, during one of the bombings, while Sofia is running to the office, she shrinks and wounds her in her chin, leaving a scar to this day.The family then moved to Naples for distant relatives, but after the war he returned to Pozzuoli. Then the grandmother of Sofia, Louisa, opens the pub in the living room selling a home-made cherry liqueur. Romilla Villaani played the piano while Anna-Maria was singing, and Sofia served and washed the dishes.As a child, Sofia is nicknamed “the little stick” by its classmates because of its hubby and skinny figure. At the age of 14, however, it seems as if she is one night, and Lorin has grown up and becomes a beautiful and seductive woman from a fragile child.”It was a pleasure to just walk around the street,” the actress said on the occasion of her sudden physical change. That same year, Lauren won second place in a beauty contest,earning a small amount of money and a free poster for her grandparents.In 1950, when Sofia was 15, she and her mother moved to Rome to try as actresses. Loren received his first role as a star in the 1951 film “Quo Vadis”.After several small and insignificant roles, Sofia made her debut with the lead role in Aida since 1953.Loren was then starring in 1954’s Gold of Naples, which her role as one of the rising stars of Italian cinema.Following are a series of films and 5 films with Paramount Pictures turn Sofia into an international star. At that time, Sofia is involved in a love triangle when both Grant and Italian film producer Carlo Ponti, Loren’s future husband, declare their love for her.She chooses Ponty, who is two times older than her and half her height. But her marriage remains one of the few successful stories among celebrity relationships. Sofia and Carlo are happily married over 50 years until his death in 2007.In 1960 Lauren made one of her best and significant roles in the Italian film “Two Women”, developing in the devastation of World War II, Rome. For her role, Sofia won an Oscar for best female role, and then she was the first actress to win an Academy Award for Foreign Language Film.He also won 22 international awards.Loren returns to live in Italy in the 1970s and spends more than a decade while filming in popular Italian tapes. Then he gave birth to his two sons – Carlo Pontiini Jr. in 1968 and Eduardo in 1973.Sofia Loren is the epitome of a woman. She is a legend, with over 100 films behind her and five decades under the spotlight, Loren is still true to her modest Italian roots.Once a director says about her, “Sofia is probably the only film star that has never forgotten where it came from.”Now a citizen of Geneva, Switzerland, Lauren continues to see the world as a place surrounded by beauty.
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