Birth Name: Sofia Villani Scicolone
Place of Birth: Rome, Italy
Date of Birth: September 20, 1934
Sophia Loren is an Italian actress. She won the Academy Award for Best Actress for Two Women (1961).
Her mother, Romilda Villani, was from Pozzuoli, Province of Naples, Campania, Italy. Her biological father was Riccardo Scicolone.
Sophia was married to film producer Carlo Ponti, with whom she has two sons, Carlo Ponti, Jr., a conductor, and Edoardo Ponti, a film director. Edoardo is married to American actress Sasha Alexander.
Sophia’s paternal grandparents were Salvatore Louis Scicolone and Sofia Maria Aquilino (the daughter of Angelo Aquilino/Iaquilino and Alfonza Licata). Salvatore was from a noble Sicilian family (from Agrigento), and he was a marquess. Sofia was of Venetian origin.
Sophia’s maternal grandparents were Domenico Villani and Luisa Zotti.