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Carlo Ponti

  • Birth 11 Dec 1912 Magenta, Città Metropolitana di Milano, Lombardia, Italy
  • Death 10 Jan 2007 Geneva, Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland
  • Burial Magenta, Città Metropolitana di Milano, Lombardia, Italy
  • Memorial ID 17373192

Motion Picture Producer. A native of Magenta, Italy, he produced some of the most prestigious and influential films in Italian cinema. He also he worked in France, England, and United States, where he was probably best remembered for the production of "Dr. Zhivago" (1965). In a career that spanned over 40 years, Ponti produced some 150 films. They include "Anna" (1951), "Europa'51" (1952), "Dovè la Libertà?..." (1954), "La Strada" (1956), "War and Peace" (1956), "Boccaccio 70" (1962), "Blow Up" (1966), "I Girasoli" (1970), and "Flesh for Frankenstein" (1973). He was married to actress Sophia Loren from 1957 until his death.

Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
  • Added: 9 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17373192
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Carlo Ponti (11 Dec 1912–10 Jan 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17373192, citing Cimitero di Magenta, Magenta, Città Metropolitana di Milano, Lombardia, Italy ; Maintained by Find A Grave .