Sophia Loren: To be honored by the Academy

Tuesday 29, March 2011

One of the legendary actresses Sophia Loren will be honoured by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science in May.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Academy plans to celebrate the actress's life and career with an upcoming tribute and Q&A session at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.

The event, dubbed 'An Academy Tribute to Sophia Loren', will take place on May 4.

Loren won an Oscar in 1962 for her leading performance in Two Women. She received an Honorary Academy Award in 1991.

Previously, Loren slammed 'Big Brother' and said that she could not understand why people spend time watching the show.

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