- BIRTH DATE:
December 11, 1912
- DEATH DATE:
January 10, 2007
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- Full Name:
Carlo Fortunaro Pietro Ponti
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Carlo Ponti produced more than 150 films, including La strada, War and Peace and Doctor Zhivago. He discovered and was married to actress Sophia Loren.
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Carlo Ponti was born on December 11, 1912, in Magenta, Italy. He graduated with a law degree in 1934, but joined the film industry in the late ‘30s. He produced more than 150 films, including La strada
, which won a Academy Award in 1954, and Doctor Zhivago
. He married Sophia Loren
in 1957 in Mexico. It was declared illegal in Italy due to a previous marriage so he remarried Loren in 1966.
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