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Carlo Ponti

Carlo Fortunato Pietro Ponti Sr. is an Italian film producer with over 140 credits. He is the husband of international movie star Sophia Loren.

Born Carlo Fortunato Pietro Ponti, December 11, 1912, Magenta, Lombardy, Italy
Died January 10, 2007, Geneva, Switzerland
Children 4, including Carlo Ponti Jr. and Edoardo Ponti

About Carlo Ponti

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.

Carlo Ponti before fame

He studied law at the University of Milan.

Achievement of Carlo Ponti

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

Carlo Ponti 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.

Associations of Carlo Ponti

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

Top Facts You Did Not Know About Carlo Ponti

The Italians emigrated to France. Golden Globe Award winning producers. Alumni of the University of Milan. Naturalized citizen of France. Italian film producers. Silver ribbon winner. Winner David di Donatello

Latest information about Carlo Ponti updated on July 12 2021.