The Info List - Talia Shire

Talia Rose Shire (née Coppola; born April 25, 1946) is an American actress best known for her roles as Connie Corleone in The Godfather films and Adrian Balboa in the Rocky
series. For her work in The Godfather Part II and Rocky, Shire was nominated for two Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actress and Best Actress, respectively.


1 Personal life 2 Career 3 Filmography 4 See also 5 References 6 External links

Personal life[edit] Shire was born Talia Rose Coppola in Lake Success, New York, the only daughter of Italia (née Pennino; 1912–2004) and arranger/composer Carmine Coppola (1910–1991).[1] Her parents were both of Italian descent. Talia is the sister of director and producer Francis Ford Coppola and academic August Coppola, the aunt of actor Nicolas Cage and director Sofia Coppola, and the niece of composer and conductor Anton Coppola. She has three children. Her son Matthew Orlando Shire is the child of her first marriage to composer David Shire. Her other sons, actors/musicians Jason and Robert, are from her second marriage, to the late film producer Jack Schwartzman. Career[edit] Shire portrayed Connie Corleone in The Godfather
The Godfather
and its sequels. She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
for her performance in 1974's The Godfather: Part II. In 1976, she portrayed Adrian Pennino, the love interest of Rocky
Balboa in Rocky. For this role, she won the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress, the National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actress, and was nominated for a Best Actress Oscar. In addition to four Rocky
sequels, Shire has appeared in such films as Kiss the Bride (2002), I Heart Huckabees
I Heart Huckabees
(2004), and Homo Erectus (2007).[2] Filmography[edit]


Year Title Role Notes

1968 The Wild Racers 1st Girlfriend

1970 The Dunwich Horror Nurse Cora

Maxie Sandy

1971 Gas-s-s-s Coralee

The Christian Licorice Store Last Party Guest

1972 The Godfather Connie Corleone

The Outside Man Make-Up Girl

1974 The Godfather
The Godfather
Part II Connie Corleone Nominated – Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress

1976 Rocky Adrian Pennino National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actress New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress (2nd place) Nominated – Academy Award for Best Actress Nominated – Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture Drama

1979 Old Boyfriends Dianne Cruise

Prophecy Maggie Verne

II Adrian Pennino/Balboa

1980 Windows Emily Hollander

1982 Rocky
III Adrian Pennino/Balboa

1985 Rocky
IV Adrian Pennino/Balboa

1986 Rad Mrs. Jones

Hyper Sapien: People from Another Star Dr. Tedra Rosen

1989 New York Stories Charlotte Segment: Life Without Zoe

1990 Rocky
V Adrian Pennino/Balboa

The Godfather
The Godfather
Part III Connie Corleone

1991 Cold Heaven Sister Martha

1992 Bed & Breakfast Claire

1993 Deadfall Sam

1997 A River Made to Drown In Jaime's Mother

She's So Lovely Restaurant Owner Uncredited Role

1998 Divorce: A Contemporary Western Lacey

Can I Play? Robert Short film

Caminho dos Sonhos Ida Stern

The Landlady Melanie Leroy

1999 Lured Innocence Martha Chambers

Palmer's Pick Up Mr. Price

1999 The Black And The White Tulip Clayton

2000 The Visit Parole Board Member Marilyn

2001 The Whole Shebang Countess Bazinni

2002 Kiss the Bride Irena Sposato

2003 Family Tree Patricia Short film

Dunsmore Mildred Green

2004 I ♥ Huckabees Mrs. Silver

2005 Pomegranate Aunt Sophia

2007 Homo Erectus Ishbo's Mother

2008 Looking for Palladin Rosario

Dim Sum Funeral Viola Gruber

My Father's Will

2009 The Deported Dina


Minkow Carole Minkow

Scratching the Surface Mrs. Shifman

2011 The Return of Joe Rich Gloria Neiderman

2013 Palo Alto Mrs. Ganem

2016 Dreamland Victoria


Year Title Role Notes

1975 Foster and Laurie Adelaide Laurie CBS

1976 Doctors' Hospital

Episode: Lullabye

Rich Man, Poor Man Teresa Santoro ABC Miniseries

1977 Kill Me If You Can Rosalie Asher NBC

The Godfather
The Godfather
Saga Connie Corleone NBC

1978 Daddy, I Don't Like It Like This Carol Agnelli CBS

1987 Blood Vows: The Story of a Mafia Wife Gina NBC

Faerie Tale Theatre Wilma Van Winkle Episode: Rip Van Winkle

1991 Mark Twain and Me Jean Clemens TV-Movie

1992 For Richer, for Poorer Millie Katourian HBO

Schoolbreak Special Mrs. Leland Episode: Please, God, I'm Only Seventeen

1993 Chantilly Lace Maggie Showtime TV-Movie

1995 Blossom Herself Episode: A Star Is Bared

1997 Born Into Exile Donna Nolan NBC

2007 Blue Smoke Bianca Hale Lifetime TV-Movie

Christmas at Cadillac Jack's Peg TV-Movie

2017 Kingdom Annette Kulina Episodes: "Old Pueblo" and "Cactus"

2018 Grace and Frankie Teddie Episodes: "The Pop-Ups" and "The Hinge"

See also[edit]

Coppola family tree Francis Ford Coppola


^ Talia Shire
Talia Shire
profile, filmreference.com; accessed November 8, 2015. ^ Profile; retrieved 2009-30-04

External links[edit]

Talia Shire
Talia Shire
on IMDb

Awards for Talia Shire

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National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actress

Nina Foch
Nina Foch
(1954) Marjorie Rambeau
Marjorie Rambeau
(1955) Debbie Reynolds
Debbie Reynolds
(1956) Sybil Thorndike
Sybil Thorndike
(1957) Kay Walsh
Kay Walsh
(1958) Edith Evans
Edith Evans
(1959) Shirley Jones
Shirley Jones
(1960) Ruby Dee
Ruby Dee
(1961) Angela Lansbury
Angela Lansbury
(1962) Margaret Rutherford
Margaret Rutherford
(1963) Edith Evans
Edith Evans
(1964) Joan Blondell
Joan Blondell
(1965) Vivien Merchant (1966) Marjorie Rhodes
Marjorie Rhodes
(1967) Virginia Maskell
Virginia Maskell
(1968) Pamela Franklin
Pamela Franklin
(1969) Karen Black
Karen Black
(1970) Cloris Leachman
Cloris Leachman
(1971) Marisa Berenson
Marisa Berenson
(1972) Sylvia Sidney
Sylvia Sidney
(1973) Valerie Perrine
Valerie Perrine
(1974) Ronee Blakley
Ronee Blakley
(1975) Talia Shire
Talia Shire
(1976) Diane Keaton
Diane Keaton
(1977) Angela Lansbury
Angela Lansbury
(1978) Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
(1979) Eva Le Gallienne
Eva Le Gallienne
(1980) Mona Washbourne
Mona Washbourne
(1981) Glenn Close
Glenn Close
(1982) Linda Hunt
Linda Hunt
(1983) Sabine Azéma
Sabine Azéma
(1984) Anjelica Huston
Anjelica Huston
(1985) Dianne Wiest
Dianne Wiest
(1986) Olympia Dukakis
Olympia Dukakis
(1987) Frances McDormand
Frances McDormand
(1988) Mary Stuart Masterson
Mary Stuart Masterson
(1989) Winona Ryder
Winona Ryder
(1990) Kate Nelligan (1991) Judy Davis
Judy Davis
(1992) Winona Ryder
Winona Ryder
(1993) Rosemary Harris
Rosemary Harris
(1994) Mira Sorvino
Mira Sorvino
(1995) Juliette Binoche
Juliette Binoche
/ Kristin Scott Thomas
Kristin Scott Thomas
(1996) Anne Heche
Anne Heche
(1997) Christina Ricci
Christina Ricci
(1998) Julianne Moore
Julianne Moore
(1999) Lupe Ontiveros
Lupe Ontiveros
(2000) Cate Blanchett
Cate Blanchett
(2001) Kathy Bates
Kathy Bates
(2002) Patricia Clarkson
Patricia Clarkson
(2003) Laura Linney
Laura Linney
(2004) Gong Li
Gong Li
(2005) Catherine O'Hara
Catherine O'Hara
(2006) Amy Ryan
Amy Ryan
(2007) Penélope Cruz
Penélope Cruz
(2008) Anna Kendrick
Anna Kendrick
(2009) Jacki Weaver
Jacki Weaver
(2010) Shailene Woodley
Shailene Woodley
(2011) Ann Dowd
Ann Dowd
(2012) Octavia Spencer
Octavia Spencer
(2013) Jessica Chastain
Jessica Chastain
(2014) Jennifer Jason Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh
(2015) Naomie Harris
Naomie Harris
(2016) Laurie Metcalf
Laurie Metcalf

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New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress

Dyan Cannon
Dyan Cannon
(1969) Karen Black
Karen Black
(1970) Ellen Burstyn
Ellen Burstyn
(1971) Jeannie Berlin (1972) Valentina Cortese
Valentina Cortese
(1973) Valerie Perrine
Valerie Perrine
(1974) Lily Tomlin
Lily Tomlin
(1975) Talia Shire
Talia Shire
(1976) Sissy Spacek
Sissy Spacek
(1977) Maureen Stapleton
Maureen Stapleton
(1978) Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
(1979) Mary Steenburgen
Mary Steenburgen
(1980) Mona Washbourne
Mona Washbourne
(1981) Jessica Lange
Jessica Lange
(1982) Linda Hunt
Linda Hunt
(1983) Christine Lahti
Christine Lahti
(1984) Anjelica Huston
Anjelica Huston
(1985) Dianne Wiest
Dianne Wiest
(1986) Vanessa Redgrave
Vanessa Redgrave
(1987) Diane Venora (1988) Lena Olin
Lena Olin
(1989) Jennifer Jason Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh
(1990) Judy Davis
Judy Davis
(1991) Miranda Richardson
Miranda Richardson
(1992) Gong Li
Gong Li
(1993) Dianne Wiest
Dianne Wiest
(1994) Mira Sorvino
Mira Sorvino
(1995) Courtney Love
Courtney Love
(1996) Joan Cusack
Joan Cusack
(1997) Lisa Kudrow
Lisa Kudrow
(1998) Catherine Keener
Catherine Keener
(1999) Marcia Gay Harden
Marcia Gay Harden
(2000) Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren
(2001) Patricia Clarkson
Patricia Clarkson
(2002) Shohreh Aghdashloo
Shohreh Aghdashloo
(2003) Virginia Madsen
Virginia Madsen
(2004) Maria Bello
Maria Bello
(2005) Jennifer Hudson
Jennifer Hudson
(2006) Amy Ryan
Amy Ryan
(2007) Penélope Cruz
Penélope Cruz
(2008) Mo'Nique
(2009) Melissa Leo
Melissa Leo
(2010) Jessica Chastain
Jessica Chastain
(2011) Sally Field
Sally Field
(2012) Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer Lawrence
(2013) Patricia Arquette
Patricia Arquette
(2014) Kristen Stewart
Kristen Stewart
(2015) Michelle Williams (2016) Tiffany Haddish
Tiffany Haddish

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Coppola family

1st generation

Carmine Coppola Anton Coppola Italia Coppola

2nd generation

August Coppola Francis Ford Coppola Talia Shire Eleanor Coppola Jack Schwartzman

3rd generation

Nicolas Cage Jason Schwartzman Robert Coppola Schwartzman Sofia Coppola Roman Coppola Gian-Carlo Coppola Marc Coppola Christopher Coppola

4th generation

Gia Coppola

See also

Palazzo Margherita (Bernalda)

Authority control

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