Sophia Loren Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

22nd October 2015

Quote: "These young girls really need to be more careful and selective of what they are doing to their bodies and their faces. I mean, you do not know for sure if you are going to a good doctor... (and) you can end up looking worse than what you thought you originally were." Sophia Loren warns women about the dangers of cosmetic surgery.

8th April 2015

Quote: "My parents actually named me after her (Sophia Loren). My dad photographed her for ages. She's pretty cool." Actress Sophia Bush's father Charles was inspired to name his daughter after his frequent collaborator, Italian movie icon SOPHIA LOREN.

5th December 2014

Quote: "It's awful, I hate it... It was my opportunity to get a picture with her, I was so excited and then these are the pictures that I get. I am going to photoshop them or something. The lighting was really off and I was, like, shy; I got starstruck." Sofia Vergara hates the photos she took with namesake and heroine Sophia Loren backstage at a recent Hollywood tribute to the Italian actress.

20th November 2011

Fact: Legendary Italian movie star Sophia Loren was feted for her career achievements at the Acapulco International Film Festival over the weekend (19-20Nov11). She also opened the movie event, which runs until Friday (25Nov11).

29th March 2011

Fact: Italian film icon Sophia Loren will be honoured for her career achievements by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The Oscar-winning actress will be feted by friends and colleagues at the Hollywood celebration on 4 May (11), when her most memorable movie moments will also be screened at Beverly Hills' Samuel Goldwyn Theater.

2nd November 2010

Quote: "I once boarded a plane and Sophia Loren was sitting next to me. I stayed awake all night staring at her. It would've been pretty creepy for her if she had woken up." Even stunning Helena Christensen is in awe of SOPHIA LOREN's beauty.

8th December 2009

Quote: "She was very sweet to me. She always wanted me to eat more because she was worried I was too thin." Penelope Cruz on her NINE co-star Sophia Loren.

7th December 2009

Quote: "I just worked with Sophia Loren, and she is so gorgeous and she has such grace. I use her as a role model." Nicole Kidman models her Hollywood career on her NINE co-star, Italian screen icon SOPHIA LOREN.

26th November 2009

Quote: "The first time I met her was amazing. Her eyes - you just stare and you're like, 'Oh my God, you're insanely beautiful.'" Kate Hudson was awestruck when she met Sophia Loren on the set of their new movie NINE.

9th November 2009

Quote: "I still don't know what I want to do when I grow up." Screen icon Sophia Loren is considering a career change.

6th November 2009

Quote: "My favourite memories are Sophia Loren holding my four-week-old baby, because this is something that goes down for me in the great memories, and also becomes part of Sunday Rose's infant picture book. I mean, you can't do better than that." Nicole Kidman was honoured to leave her daughter in the hands of NINE co-star Sophia Loren.

22nd January 2009

Fact: Legendary actress Sophia Loren will portray her mother, ROMILDA VILLANI, in Italian movie LA MIA CASA E PIENA A DI SPECCHI.

21st January 2009

Quote: "I've admired her for so long that the first day we met I burst in to tears. On the last day of the film, I also burst in to tears because it was so hard to say goodbye." Penelope Cruz on her NINE co-star, Hollywood legend Sophia Loren.

21st December 2008

Quote: "SOPHIA has been amazing, I have learned so much from her and she has been like a mother to me. We have all been getting on so well." Penelope Cruz on her NINE co-star, Hollywood legend Sophia Loren.

19th November 2008

Quote: "It is not true that because of my family the way opened for me. It did not. Perhaps if it were something in the movie industry it might, but for me it meant I had much to overcome. I don't know of any other conductor whose parents are Hollywood royalty." Movie queen Sophia Loren's son CARLOS PONTI JR. insists his famous parents played no role in securing his position as Associate Conductor of the Russian National Orchestra.

8th September 2008

Quote: "Those lips - he looks exactly like Sophia Loren." Actress Glenn Close is convinced actor Jeff Goldblum resembles the 1960s sex symbol.

10th April 2008

Quote: "I'm no STREISAND but I will try to sing a little. I will definitely not be dancing though." Sophia Loren on her upcoming role in the big screen version of hit musical NINE.

5th February 2007

Quote: "Give me a woman with some big fat legs. I said I want her to look like Sophia Loren with some flesh." John Travolta on his gender-bending role as EDNA TURNBLAD in new movie musical HAIRSPRAY.

5th February 2007

Quote: "I've fantasised about Barbra Streisand and I saw Sophia Loren at a restaurant a couple years ago and I thought, 'Wow, I'd still go there.'" Lost star Josh Holloway has a thing for older women.

5th January 2007

Fact: Movie legend Sophia Loren starts every day off by calling her childhood best friend ADELA "for a gossip".

4th January 2007

Quote: "I owe everything to spaghetti, not surgery... I eat pasta every day. I am lucky enough to be able to afford caviar, but give me pasta every time." Italian actress Sophia Loren credits her ageless beauty to her diet.

6th November 2006

Fact: The 61-year-old THE QUEEN star DAME Helen Mirren has been voted the sexiest woman in the world over 60, beating off strong competition from Hollywood beauties including Goldie Hawn, Susan Sarandon and Sophia Loren to land the title.

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