Biography Of Sofia Coppola


Sofia Coppola

Actress and Director

Date of birth: May 14th, 1971

Place of birth: New York

Her father: Francis Ford Coppola, director and producer

Her mother: Eleanor Coppola

Her cousin: Nicolas Cage, actor.

1972 Sofia acted as a baby in her father’s film the Godfather, her first uncredited role.

1986 Sofia Coppola took a supporting role as the younger sister of Kathleen Turner's title character in the comedy "Peggy Sue Got Married".

1998 As a director Sofia produced, wrote and directed her first short film: the black and white comedy short "Lick the Star" which screened at festivals and aired on both Bravo and the Independent Film Channel.

1999 Actress and director Sofia Coppola wrote the script of the film The Virgin Suicides. This film is an adaptation of Jeffrey Eugenides' novel .

2003 Her film Lost in Translation. She was nominated for an Oscar and received a Golden Globe for Best Picture (Musical or Comedy) and Best Original Screenplay.

2006 The film “Marie-Antoinette”, a biography of the French queen, starring Kirsten Dunst and directed by Sofia Coppola, was premiered at the Cannes Film Festival.