Britt Ekland then and now: See the 1970s sex symbol through the years

A high-profile marriage made her one of the most photographed women in the world, but Britt Ekland, now 76, made a name for herself that stands on its own to this day.

Swedish-born Ekland had just started acting in the early 1960s when she met Peter Sellers, a co-star who would soon become her husband. While their buzzy romance was one of the hottest celebrity topics of the decade, it wasn't until their divorce that Ekland's career really hit its stride.

In 1971, Ekland found her breakout role in Get Carter, quickly solidifying her status as an A-list movie star. A few years later, she'd make her debut as a Bond girl in 1974's The Man with the Golden Gun and embark on another high-profile relationship, this time with singer Rod Stewart.

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Britt Ekland through the years
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Britt Ekland, Swedish actor, wears a Norman Hartnell dress at her wedding to British Comedian, Peter Sellers in Guildford, England, 1964. (Photo by © Hulton-Deutsch Collection/CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images)
Britt Ekland kisses a picture of Peter Sellers just after he proposed to her over the telephone, after a 10-day romance.
8th June 1964: Swedish actress Britt Ekland at home with her husband, British comic actor Peter Sellers (1925 - 1980) in Elstead, Surrey. Sellers is recovering from a recent heart attack. (Photo by J. Wilds/Keystone/Getty Images)
Peter Sellers and Britt Ekland, seen here spending their first quiet weekend at home since Peter's heart attack. They are living in the home of Hollywood millionaire Charles Skoras. It is the most expensive section of Beverly Hills where ex Vice President Richard Nixon once lived, 12th May 1964. (Photo by Curt Gunther/Mirrorpix/Getty Images)
Actress Britt Ekland, 19th February 1964. (Photo by Staff/Mirrorpix/Getty Images)
Peter Sellers took his bride-to-be Britt Ekland to see the film in which he stars, Dr. Strangelove, at the Columbia Cinema, Shaftesbury Avenue, 17th February 1964. (Photo by Freddie Cole/Mirrorpix/Getty Images)
7th October 1965: Actress Britt Ekland sitting on the Mini her husband Peter Sellers bought for her birthday, at the Radford Motor Company showroom, Hammersmith, London. (Photo by Wesley/Keystone/Getty Images)
Actress Britt Ekland at a fashion show for the Swedish brand 'Lapidus of Sweden', at the Savoy Hotel in London, April 26th 1966. (Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Britt Ekland, in absence of Peter Sellers, hugs a picture of her fiance as she announces their engagement today. January 19, 1966. (Photo by Anthony Calvacca/New York Post Archives /(c) NYP Holdings, Inc. via Getty Images)
Actress Britt Ekland Wearing White Fur Coat and Pointing
Actress Britt Ekland Wearing White Fur Coat
2nd November 1967: Swedish actor Britt Ekland in a woven shawl, New York City. (Photo by Jack Robinson/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
UNSPECIFIED - AUGUST 03: The American actor and film-maker John CASSAVETES is posing, surrounded by the Swedish actress Britt EKLAND (left) and by his wife and actress Gena ROWLANDS. The three actors were playing together in Giuliano MONTALDO's film LES INTOUCHABLES. (Photo by Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images)
ROME, ITALY - OCTOBER 22: Britt Ekland and Bino Cicogna attend Golden Awards In Film Gala on October 22, 1969 at Brigadoon in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Actors Michael Caine and Britt Ekland posing together to promote their new film 'Get Carter', Tyneside, England, July 21st 1970. (Photo by Express/Archive Photos/Getty Images)
Swedish actress and singer Britt Ekland smokes a cigarette while enjoying a drink at a bar, UK, 20th November 1970. (Photo by Pierre Manevy/Daily Express/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Portrait of actress Britt Ekland, wearing a white mini dress and knee socks, holding a bouquet of Red Planet 'Rose of the Year', at the Chelsea Flower Show, London, May 18th 1970. (Photo by Leonard Burt/Central Press/Getty Images)
Ekland played Anna Fletcher and starred with Michael Caine in the film Get Carter. (Photo by �� John Springer Collection/CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images)
Swedish actress Britt Ekland pictured wearing a pro - George McGovern t-shirt at Heathrow airport in London on 19th April 1972. George McGovern is currently running for the Democratic Party presidential nomination for the 1972 United States presidential election. (Photo by Aerpix/Daily Express/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Britt Ekland and baby, ca. 1972. (Photo by © Hulton-Deutsch Collection/CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images)
THE SIX MILLION DOLLAR MAN - 'Wine, Women & War' - Airdate October 20, 1973. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) BRITT EKLAND
Portrait de l'acteur Jean-Pierre Cassel etd e l'acrtice suédoise Britt Ekland lors de la première du film 'L'Homme au pistolet d'or' le 23 décembre 1974. (Photo by PATRICE PICOT/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
19th June 1974: Swedish actress Britt Ekland. (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images)
L'actrice Britt Ekland le 20 décembre 1974 à Paris, France. (Photo by William KAREL/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
Rod Stewart and Britt Ekland during Britt Ekland, Rod Stewart and Maude Adams Sighting at the St. Regis Hotel in New York City - July 31, 1975 at St. Regis Hotel in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Rock star Rod Stewart and his partner, actress Britt Ekland arrive at London's Heathrow Airport from America, 29th April 1976. A tax exile from Britain, Rod is in the country to promote his single 'Tonight's The Night' and watch the FA Cup Final at Wembley. Britt is wearing a cheetah fur trouser suit. (Photo by Express/Archive Photos/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - JANUARY 01: BOTTOMLINE Photo of Rod STEWART, with Britt Ekland, drinking champagne in the audience, c.1975/1976 (Photo by Richard E. Aaron/Redferns)
Britt Ekland, Swedish actress, pictured at home in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA, July 1977. (Photo by Kent Gavin/Mirrorpix/Getty Images)
Swedish actress and singer Britt Ekland, UK, 1st December 1978. (Photo by Jones/Evening Standard/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Britt Ekland (R) and daughter Victoria (Photo by Tom Wargacki/WireImage)
Britt Ekland trains with Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C, 22nd November 1979. (Photo by Staff/Mirrorpix/Getty Images)
Britt Ekland trains with Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C, 22nd November 1979. (Photo by Staff/Mirrorpix/Getty Images)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - SEPTEMBER 26: Allan Carr and Britt Ekland attend Elton John Concert Party on September 26, 1979 at Victoria Station in Universal City, CA. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Reading Rock Festival 1980, the 20th National Rock Festival, taking place 22nd to 24th August, at Richfield Avenue, Reading, Pictures Sunday 24th August 1980. Britt Ekland, actress at festival. (Photo by Reading Post/Mirrorpix/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 11: Britt Ekland attends Lanie Kazan Opening on March 11, 1980 at Backlot in Los Angeles, Calfironia. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
UNITED STATES - APRIL 01: Britt Ekland and Les McKeown (Photo by The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
Actress Britt Ekland and her date David Morrison arriving at the nightclub Tramp in London, July 6th 1982. (Photo by Dave Hogan/Getty Images)
Musician Slim Jim Phantom of the Stray Cats and actress Brit Eklund attend 10th Annual American Music Awards on January 17, 1983 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Britt-- Swedish actress Britt Ekland poses for the cameras on arrival at Mascot Airport today. August 31, 1983. (Photo by John Patrick O'Gready; Antony Matheus Linsen/Fairfax Media via Getty Images).
Press conference at the Regent Hotel for Britt Ekland who is launching a new book on health and beauty. April 30, 1984. (Photo by Alan Gilbert Purcell/Fairfax Media via Getty Images).
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 16: Britt Ekland attends Toxic Waste Benefit Party on June 16, 1986 at the Hard Rock Cafe in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Britt Ekland lors d'une soirée consacrée aux stars de la télé américaine à Vienne le 14 mars 1987, Autriche. (Photo by Udo SCHREIBER/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
Britt Ekland during Princess Yasmin Khan hosted a celebrity SKi invitational for the benefit of Alzheimer's Disease at Banff Springs in Alcerto, Canada, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 12: Britt Ekland attends Pro-Choice Rally on November 12, 1989 at Rancho Park in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
CENTURY CITY, CA - OCTOBER 20: Slim Jim Phantom and Britt Ekland attend the screening of 'The Rocky Horror Picture Show' on October 20, 1990 at 20th Century Fox Studios in Century City, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Slim Jim Phantom and Britt Ekland attend Roy Orbison Tribute Gala on February 24, 1990 at the Universal Ampitheater in Universal City, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 28: Britt Ekland attends National Council on Aging Gala on February 28, 1991 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
LONDON - JULY 7: Britt Eklund at the Grosvenor House Hotel on July 7th 1992 in London. (Photo by Tom Wargacki/WireImage)
Britt Ekland, actress who will be starring as the Good Fairy this Christmas in pantomime Dick Whittington at the New Theatre, Cardiff, Wales, pictured 14th September 1995. . (Photo by Western Mail Archive/Mirrorpix/Getty Images)
Britt Ekland during 'Austin Powers' Los Angeles Premiere at Mann's Chinese Theater in Hollywood, California, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Former Bond girl Britt Ekland arriving at Southwark Crown Court this morning (Tuesday) where she told how she was left bleeding and in pain after a Rolex robber ripped her 10,000 gold and diamond watch from her wrist in the King's Road, Chelsea in September this year. Photo by Peter J Jordan. See PA story COURTS Rolex. (Photo by Peter Jordan - PA Images/PA Images via Getty Images)
Former Bond girl Britt Ekland leaving Southwark Crown Court this afternoon (Tuesday) where she told how she was left bleeding and in pain after a Rolex robber ripped her 10,000 gold and diamond watch from her wrist in the King's Road, Chelsea in September this year. See PA story COURTS Rolex. Photo by Peter J Jordan. (Photo by Peter Jordan - PA Images/PA Images via Getty Images)
Swedish actress Britt Ekland, photographed in London, UK, 10th July 2000. (Photo by Colin Davey/Getty Images)
LONDON - JULY 6: Actress Britt Ekland arrives at the 11th birthday party of the restaurant Sticky Fingers in Kensington, London on July 6, 2000. (Photo by Gareth Davies/Getty Images)
Swedish actress Britt Ekland host a TV show in Sweden. (Photo by Stefan Lindblom/Sygma via Getty Images)
LONDON - NOVEMBER 04: Actress, Britt Ekland attends the opening night of 'Romeo and Juliet The Musical' at the The Piccadilly Theatre on 4th November 2002, in London. (Photo by Dave Benett/Getty Images).
UNITED KINGDOM - FEBRUARY 06: Britt Ekland, The 6th Annual Empire Film Awards, At The Dorchester Hotel, London (Photo by Dave Benett/Getty Images)
Britt Eckland arrives at the Richard Tyler Spring 2004 fashion show. (Photo by Frank Trapper/Corbis via Getty Images)
Actress Britt Ekland arrives for the premiere of The Life And Death Of Peter Sellers at the Palais de Festival during the 57th Cannes Film Festival in France. (Photo by Ian West - PA Images/PA Images via Getty Images)
Britt Ekland, Charlize Theron and Geoffrey Rush during 2004 Cannes Film Festival - 'The Life and Death of Peter Sellers' Premiere at Palais Du Festival in Cannes, France. (Photo by Mike Marsland/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 10: Britt Eckland attends Febreze Presents Animal Fair Magazine's 7th Annual 'Paws For Style' Celebrity Pet Fashion Show Benefiting Animal Medical Center at Avalon Theatre on April 10, 2006 in Hollywood, CA. (Photo by Chad Buchanan /Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, UNITED KINGDOM - JANUARY 08: Britt Ekland launches the Bupa Great Manchester Run on January 8, 2009 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Shirlaine Forrest/WireImage)
Britt Ekland as she arrives at Heathrow Airport, Middlesex, after her appearance on the ITV programme I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! (Photo by Steve Parsons/PA Images via Getty Images)
Britt Ekland, one of the Michael Powell jury judging the best UK film, at the Edinburgh International Film Festival. (Photo by David Cheskin/PA Images via Getty Images)
EDINBURGH, UNITED KINGDOM - JUNE 16: Britt Ekland attends the opening film of The Edinburgh Film Festival: The Illusionist on June 16, 2010 in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo by Ian Jacobs/Getty Images)
Britt Ekland attends the 2011 The Dogs Trust Honours at Haberdasher's Hall on June 1, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Nick Harvey/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 22: Actress Britt Ekland attends the 8th annual BritWeek launch party at The British Residence on April 22, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)
Britt Ekland attends the premiere of Spectre at Royal Albert Hall. (Photo by rune hellestad/Corbis via Getty Images)
Britt Ekland attends the premiere of Spectre at Royal Albert Hall. (Photo by rune hellestad/Corbis via Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - DECEMBER 08: Actresses Britt Ekland and Jane Seymour arrive for the Premiere Of 'And The Winner Isn't' at Laemmle Music Hall on December 8, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 13: Actress Britt Ekland attends the Steve Irwin Gala Dinner at the SLS Hotel at Beverly Hills on May 13, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 03: Britt Ekland attends The Hollywood Autograph Show at The Westin Los Angeles Airport on February 3, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
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Although her acting career slowed in the 1980s, Ekland has continued to frequent the Hollywood scene, making occasional TV appearances and even competing on the reality show I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!

She also had the rare opportunity to see her own life unfold on-screen when Charlize Theron portrayed her in The Life and Death of Peter Sellers. The made-for-TV film won a Golden Globe and nine (!) Emmys.

Ekland was most recently spotted in February 2019 in Los Angeles, where she greeted excited fans at a celebrity autograph convention.

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Sophia Loren: Then and Now
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(GERMANY OUT) Loren, Sophia *20.09.1934- Schauspielerin, Italien(eigentl. Sofia Scicolone)- auf der Bambi-Feier in Karlsruhe- 1961 (Photo by John Jorah K�ster/ullstein bild via Getty Images)
26th July 1962: Italian actor Sophia Loren looks up and smiles while leaving imprints of her hands in wet cement at Grauman's Chinese Theater, Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jack Albin/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
12/18/1964: Close-up of Sophia Loren.
ROME, ITALIE - 04 SEPTEMBRE: Sophia Loren de retour de Tel Aviv o� elle a tourn�un film, �Rome, Italie, le 4 septembre 1964. (Photo by Keystone-France\Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
NEW YORK CITY - DECEMBER 22: Sophia Loren attends the premiere party for 'Dr. Zhivago' on December 22, 1965 at the Americana Hotel in New York City. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
27th July 1962: Headshot of Italian actor Sophia Loren wearing a jeweled necklace at a party honoring her Academy Award and her appearance in director Federico Fellini's film, 'Boccaccio 70,' Hollywood, California. (Photo by Darlene Hammond/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Italian actress Sophia Loren (Sofia Villani Scicolone) acting lying under a blanket in the film A Countess from Hong Kong. London, 1966 (Photo by Mondadori Portfolio via Getty Images)
Italian actress Sophia Loren smoking in a car, 1960s. (Photo by Mario De Biasi per Mondadori Portfolio/Getty Images)
(Original Caption) Sophia for Rome. London: Picture of an elegant woman; movie star Sophia Loren, cool in an off-white suit of simple lines, and large cloche type hat, caught sitting in a lounge at London Airport today, sipping a drink, and quizzically watching the world go by. Sophia was waiting for her flight to Rome. she has been in this country making The Millionairess, Peter Sellers.
November 1960: Italian film star, Sophia Loren is fitted for one of the costumes she will wear in the romantic epic 'El Cid', directed by Anthony Mann. (Photo by Keystone Features/Getty Images)
Italian actress Sophia Loren (Sofia Villani Scicolone) acting in the film A Countess from Hong Kong. London, 1966 (Photo by Mondadori Portfolio via Getty Images)
(GERMANY OUT) Loren, Sophia *20.09.1934- Schauspielerin, Italien(eigentl. Sofia Scicolone)- Portrait in der Episode 'Der Hauptgewinn' (La Riva) aus dem Episondenfilm 'Boccaccio '70', Regie: Vittorio de Sica, Italien/Frankreich - 1961 (Photo by ullstein bild/ullstein bild via Getty Images)
Italian actress Sophia Loren (Sofia Villani Scicolone) acting in exotic clothes with a flower necklace around her neck in the film A Countess from Hong Kong. London, 1966 (Photo by Mondadori Portfolio via Getty Images)
Italian actress Sophia Loren as Catherine Hubscher looking out of the window on the set of the film 'Madame (Madame Sans-Gene)' (directed by Christian-Jaque), 1961. (Photo by Mario De Biasi/Mondadori Portfolio/Getty Images)
Italian actress Sophia Loren as Catherine Hubscher wearing a hooded cloak on the set of the film 'Madame (Madame Sans-Gene)' (directed by Christian-Jaque), 1961. (Photo by Mario De Biasi/Mondadori Portfolio/Getty Images)
'Close-up of the Italian actress Sophia Loren in a scene from Anatole Litvak's dramatic movie Five Miles to Midnight, starring the actress as Lisa Macklin. Paris (France), 1962. (Photo by Mondadori Portfolio via Getty Images)'
UNITED STATES - JULY 25: Sophia Loren attending party in her honor at the Four Seasons. (Photo by Dan Farrell/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
(GERMANY OUT) Loren, Sophia *20.09.1934- Schauspielerin, Italien(eigentl. Sofia Scicolone)- Portrait (Photo by du Vinage/ullstein bild via Getty Images)
ROME, ITALIE - 17 JANVIER: L'actrice Sophia Loren invit� d'honneur d'un d�il�de haute couture, �Rome, Italie, le 17 janvier 1963. (Photo by Keystone-France\Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
(GERMANY OUT) Loren, Sophia *20.09.1934- Schauspielerin, Italien(eigentl. Sofia Scicolone)- Portrait mit Kopftuch- undatiert (Photo by ullstein bild/ullstein bild via Getty Images)
12/18/1964: Actress Sophia Loren in a publicity photo with both hands showing the A.O.K. sign.
Italian actress Sophia Loren, November 1964 (Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
(Original Caption) New York....Italian film star Sophia Loren poses for photographers before attending the New York premiere of the movie, Dr. Zhivago, December 22nd. Miss Loren is in New York with her husband, Carlo Ponti, producer of the movie.
Italian actress Sophia Loren at a photocall in London, 4th November 1965. (Photo by Dorothy/Daily Express/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Sophia Loren as the laundress who becomes Lady L. in a scene from the film 'Lady L', 1965. (Photo by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/Getty Images)
Italian actress Sophia Loren at sea on a motor boat, circa 1965. (Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Italian actress Sophia Loren sits on a pile of fishing nets in a a small harbour, circa 1965. (Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 26: SPECIAL - 'Sophia: A Self-Portrait' - 1968 Sophia Loren (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 21: SPECIAL - 'Sophia: A Self-Portrait' - 1968 Sophia Loren (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
Sophia Loren during Sophia Loren and Carlo Ponti Sighting - Rome Airport - September 1, 1969 at Leonardo DaVinci Airport in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Sophia Loren during Sophia Loren Sighting at JFK Airport - October 10, 1970 at JFK International Airport in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Sophia Loren (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
MARINO, ITALIE - 17 MARS: Sophia Lauren et son mari le producteur Carlo Ponti, r�oncili� avec les photographes, inaugurent un tournoi de baseball pour les jeunes dans la petite ville o� ils habitent, �Marino, Italie, le 17 mars 1970. (Photo by Keystone-France\Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
ORLANDO, FL - CIRCA 1970: Sophia Loren tenant un cacato� blanc, �l'occasion d'une visite �Disney World, �Orlando, Floride, circa 1970. (Photo by Keystone-France\Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
(GERMANY OUT) Loren, Sophia *20.09.1934- Schauspielerin, Italien(eigentl. Sofia Scicolone)- als 'Aldonza/Dulcinea' (Doppelrolle) in dem Film'Der Mann von La Mancha' ('Man of La Mancha'),Regie: Arthur Hiller, USA/I - 1972 (Photo by Pressefoto Kindermann/ullstein bild via Getty Images)
'The Italian actress Sophia Loren and the American actor William Holden look at each other embraced on a bed, in a scene of the movie The Key by Carol Reed. London (United Kingdom), 1958. (Photo by Mondadori Portfolio via Getty Images)'
Sophia Loren and Shirley Maclaine attend a show at the Alcazar in 1976. (Photo by Bertrand Rindoff Petroff/Getty Images)
Actress Sophia Loren autographs copies of her autobiography Sophia, Living and Loving: Her Own Story on October 22, 1979 at Caldor's in Yonkers, New York. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
PARIS, FRANCE - UNDATED: (FILE PHOTO) Wife of Italian film producer Carlo Ponti (1912 - 2007), Italian actress Sophia Loren, is seen in this photo taken between 1978 and 1982 in Paris, France. Ponti died January 9, 2007 at the age of 94. (Photo by Michel Dufour/WireImage)
Actress Sophia Loren on October 15, 1982 sighting at The Pierre Hotel in New York City. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Paris, France -- 29 September 1987, Sophia Loren., (Photo by Francis Apesteguy/Getty Images)
Michael Jackson and Sophia Loren (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Italian actress Sophia Loren with her son Edoardo Ponti (she had with producer Carlo Ponti) attend the 42nd Cannes Film Festival. (Photo by James Andanson/Sygma via Getty Images)
CALIFORNIA - 1986: Actress Sophia Loren poses for a portrait in 1986 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Deborah Feingold/Getty Images)
Actress Sophia Loren on May 2, 1991 arrives at the Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
092580 28: Award winning actress Sophia Loren poses with son Eduardo Ponti March 25, 1991 in Los Angeles, CA. The Academy Awards are the foremost national film awards in the US and are given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for excellence in the creation and production of motion pictures. (Photo by Laura Luongo/Liaison)
Sophia Loren during Screening of 'Two Women' - October 2, 1991 at Museum of Modern Art in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Actress Sophia Loren attends the Two Women Special Screening on October 2, 1991 at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Actress Sophia Loren attends the Press Conference for the Heads of State and Hollywood Figures Appeal for Immediate Rescue of Civilian Victims in Bosnia-Herzegovina on September 10, 1993 at Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Sophia Loren during Annual Valentine Luncheon In Honor of Sophia Loren at Regent Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills, California, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Actress Sophia Loren attends the Grumpier Old Men Westwood Premiere on December 14, 1995 at Mann Bruin Theatre in Westwood, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Sophia Loren during The 52nd Annual Golden Globe Awards at Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, United States. (Photo by SGranitz/WireImage)
Sophia Loren, 'Radio Regenbogen-Ball der; Sterne 99', Mannheim, Rosengarten, 100053, Promi, (Photo by Peter Bischoff/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, UNITED STATES: Italian actress and Oscar presenter Sophia Loren poses for photographers 21 March 1999 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles during the 71st Annual Academy Awards. (ELECTRONIC IMAGE) AFP PHOTO/Hector MATA (Photo credit should read HECTOR MATA/AFP/Getty Images)
393703 02: Italian actress Sophia Loren smiles for photographers August 26, 2001 prior being presented with a Special Grand Prize of the Americas at the Montreal World Film Festival in Montreal, Quebec. Loren co-wrote 'Francesca and Nunziata,' which was shown at the festival, with director Lina Wertmuller. (Photo by Pierre Roussel /Getty News Images)
Italian diva Sophia Loren smiles as she makes her way to see the Giorgio Armani's Spring/Summer women's 2003 collection during the Milan fashion shows September 30, 2002. The Milan shows are due to run until October 1, 2002. REUTERS/ Dylan Martinez REUTERS DJM
Sophia Loren during WE Network Celebrates Sophia Loren's 100th Film at The Bryant Park Hotel in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Lawrence Lucier/FilmMagic)
Sophia Loren returns to her home town after 20 years to collect an Honoury Citizen Award from the Mayor of Pious Vincenzo Figliolia and Antonio Bassolino. Sophia Lorens Sister Maria and Niece Catherina also attended the ceremony in Pious on the 25 May 2005 (Photo by Daniele Venturelli/WireImage)
POZZUOLI, ITALY - JUNE 22: Italian actress Sophia Loren poses for photographers as she visits her home town, the village of Pozzuoli, to receive a Civitas Award June 22, 2005 in Pozzuoli Italy. (Photo by Salvatore Laporta/Getty Images)
Sophia Loren (Preistr�erin 'Lebenswerk'), Bambi-Verleihung, Congress Centrum, D�sseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Deutschland, Europa, Preisverleihung, Kleid, Abendkleid, Brille, Ohrringe, Kette, Halskette, Schmuck, Kreuz, roter Teppich, Werbepartner, Sponsorenwand, Schauspielerin, Promi, 100225, BB, FTP; P.-Nr.: 1977/2007, 29.11.2007; (Photo by Peter Bischoff/Getty Images)
Italian cinema star Sophia Loren poses before a public meeting at the second annual film festival, 19 October 2007 in Rome. Italian cinema star Sophia Loren was awarded, yesterday, the life time award to her carrer at the RomeFilmFest. AFP PHOTO / ANDREAS SOLARO (Photo credit should read ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)
Italian cinema star Sophia Loren poses before a public meeting at the second annual film festival, 19 October 2007 in Rome. Italian cinema star Sophia Loren was awarded, yesterday, the life time award to her carrer at the RomeFilmFest. AFP PHOTO / FILIPPO MONTEFORTE (Photo credit should read FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)
Italian actress Sophia Loren arrives to receive a lifetime achievement award during the 2007 Rome Film Festival. (Photo by camilla morandi/Corbis via Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 19: Actress Sophia Loren arrives at the 2010 Pirelli Calendar launch party at Old Billingsgate on November 19, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images For Pirelli)
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - NOVEMBER 19: Sophia Loren attends party to celebrate the launch of the 2010 Pirelli Calendar on November 19, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by Mark Westwood/Getty Images)
Sophia Loren arrives at the 81st Academy Awards at The Kodak Theatre on February 22, 2009 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
Sophia Loren arrives at the 81st Academy Awards at The Kodak Theatre on February 22, 2009 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
TOKYO - OCTOBER 13: (JAPANESE NEWSPAPERS OUT) Italian actress Sophia Loren pose for photographs during the cocktail reception of the 22th Praemium Imperiale Awards Ceremony at Meiji Kinenkan on October 13, 2010 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Sankei via Getty Images)
Actress Sophia Loren attends the 2010 Miss Italia beauty pageant at the Palazzetto of Salsomaggiore, on September 13, 2010 in Salsomaggiore Terme, near Parma, Italy.
ROME, ITALY - JUNE 15: Italian Actress Sophia Loren attends 'Cars 2' photocall at Boscolo Exedra Hotel on June 15, 2011 in Rome, Italy. She lends her voice in non-english speaking countries. (Photo by 2430/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - NOVEMBER 27: Sophia Loren attends the '2013 Pirelli Calendar Unveiling' on November 27, 2012 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Venturelli/WireImage)
PARIS, FRANCE - JULY 03: Sophia Loren attends the Giorgio Armani Prive Haute-Couture Show as part of Paris Fashion Week Fall / Winter 2013 at Palais de Chaillot on July 3, 2012 in Paris, France. (Photo by Dominique Charriau/WireImage)
MILAN, ITALY - NOVEMBER 21: Sophia Loren arrives for Pirelli's 50th anniversary Gala dinner held at HangarBicocca on November 21, 2013 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Karwai Tang/Getty Images)
Actress Sophia Loren poses at a special tribute to her career during AFI Fest 2014 in Hollywood, California, November 12, 2014. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT HEADSHOT SOCIETY)
Actress Sophia Loren blows a kiss as she poses at a special tribute to her career during AFI Fest 2014 in Hollywood, California, November 12, 2014. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT HEADSHOT SOCIETY)
Actress Sophia Loren, guest of honor, poses with her son director Edoardo Ponti (R) during a photocall for the film "La voce umana" presented as part of Cannes Classics at in competition at the 67th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes May 21, 2014. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau (FRANCE - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)
Italian actress Sophia Loren poses for the photographers before the Giorgio Armani Spring/Summer 2016 collection during Milan Fashion Week in Italy, September 28, 2015. REUTERS/ Stefano Rellandini
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 19: Actress Sophia Loren attends the 2015 National Arts Awards at Cipriani 42nd Street on October 19, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/WireImage)
PARIS, FRANCE - JULY 04: Sophia Loren attend the Giorgio Armani Prive Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2017-2018 show as part of Haute Couture Paris Fashion Week on July 4, 2017 in Paris, France. (Photo by Dominique Charriau/WireImage)
MOSCOW, RUSSIA - MARCH 18, 2017: Italian actress Sophia Loren seen ahead of a ceremony to present BraVo international music awards at the Bolshoi Theatre. Mikhail Japaridze/TASS (Photo by Mikhail Japaridze\TASS via Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JULY 04: (L-R) Actresses Naomi Watts and Sophia Loren attend the Giorgio Armani Prive Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2017-2018 show as part of Haute Couture Paris Fashion Week on July 4, 2017 in Paris, France. (Photo by Bertrand Rindoff Petroff/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JULY 04: Actress Sophia Loren attends the Giorgio Armani Prive Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2017-2018 show as part of Haute Couture Paris Fashion Week on July 4, 2017 in Paris, France. (Photo by Bertrand Rindoff Petroff/Getty Images)
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