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Sofia Carmina Coppola

Also Known As: "Sofia Coppola", "Sofia Spiegel"
Current Location:: Paris, France
Birthdate: (43)
Birthplace: New York, New York County, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Francis Ford Coppola and <private> Coppola (Neil)
Wife of <private> Mars
Ex-wife of <private> Spiegel
Mother of Minor Child and Minor Child
Sister of Gian-Carlo Coppola and <private> Coppola
Half sister of <private> Coppola

Occupation: Filmmaker
Managed by: Stephen Anthony Massa
Last Updated:
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Immediate Family

    • <private> Spiegel
    • <private> Mars
    • Minor Child
    • Minor Child
    • <private> Coppola (Neil)
    • <private> Coppola
    • <private> Coppola
      half sibling

About Sofia Coppola

Sofia Carmina Coppola is an American film director, actress, producer and screenwriter. She is the third female director, and only American woman, to be nominated for an Academy Award for Directing.

Coppola was born into Hollywood royalty, the daughter of one of the most applauded film directors of the twentieth century, Francis Ford Coppola. From the beginning, it seemed she was destined, like her father, for a career in the movies. A few weeks after her birth, Coppola took on her first acting role: as an infant boy in her father's epic film, The Godfather (1972). Throughout her life, she continued to live and work under her father's wing, but his wing often cast a long shadow. In 2004 Coppola finally stepped out of that shadow to claim her own celebrity. She became the first American woman to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Director, for her movie Lost in Translation (2003).

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Sofia Coppola's Timeline

May 14, 1971
New York, New York County, New York, United States
June 26, 1999
Age 28
December 5, 2003
Age 32
August 27, 2011
Age 40