Carlo Ponti

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Birthday
11, 1912
Birthplace
Magenta, Italy
Death Date
Jan 10, 2007 (94)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
11, 1912
Birthplace
Magenta, Italy
Death Date
Jan 10, 2007 (94)

About

Italian movie producer known for his work on the 1965 classic film Doctor Zhivago. He also produced La Strada, a 1954 film directed by the legendary Federico Fellini.

Before Fame

He studied law at the University of Milan.

Trivia

Over the course of his career, he produced more than 140 films.

Family Life

He married Giuliana Fiastri in 1946 and Sophia Loren in 1957. Four years after they annulled their first marriage (in 1962), he and Loren remarried.

Associated With

An art collector as well as a film producer, he owned work by Pablo Picasso and other acclaimed visual artists.