Kyiv: The living legend of world cinema, ,,Icon of style’’ Sophia Loren is celebrating her 86th anniversary.
Sophia Loren was born in Rome on September 20, 1934. At the young age, elegant Sophia Loren won local beauty contest while she was only 14.
In 1950 Sophia Loren took part in ,,Miss Italy’’ where she was awarded with ,,Miss elegance’’ prize.
The worldwide acclaim came after starring in Vittoria De Sica’s film ,,The Gold of Naples’’, where she played role of vigorous Neapolitan shopkeeper.
Later Sophia Loren became Academy Award laureate for the role in ,,Chochara’’. She managed to get most prestigious awards of all international major film festivals during her career. There is also her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (№ 2000).
In 2015, fashion designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana released Cherry ripe lipstick named Sophia Loren №1.
Nowadays, Sophia Loren lives in Geneva, Switzerland.