ROME, Sept. 20 – RIA Novosti, Natalia Shmakova. Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi congratulated the famous actress Sophia Loren, who on Saturday was 80 years old.
” (Today) special birthday of a woman who loves Italy. Best greetings Sophia Loren – four 20-year-old, “- wrote Renzi in his microblog on Twitter.
Italian actress Sophia Loren (Sophia Loren, real name Shikolone Sofia, Sofia Scicolone) was born September 20, 1934 in Rome. In the movie, she made her debut in the so-called background roles in the comedies “The Six Wives of Bluebeard” (Le Sei mogli di Barbablu) and “It was him – yes, yes” (Era lui! Si! Si!). In 1952 he played his first role with the text in the movie “Africa beyond the seas” (Africa sotto i mari, 1953).
Originally actress starred under the name Lazzaro, but in 1953 at the urging of Ponti changed it to Lauren .
During his film career Loren starred in over a hundred feature films, won awards all the major international film festivals, including the Cannes, Venice, Berlin and Moscow. In addition, it became five times winner of the “Golden Globe” and twice received the “Oscar” – in 1962 for his film by Vittorio De Sica “Chochara” and in 1991 an honorary “Oscar” “for a career rich in memorable roles, gives shine netuskneyuschy cinema “.