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Carlo Ponti
Born Carlo Fortunaro Pietro Ponti, Sr.
(1912-12-11)11 December 1912
Magenta, Lombardy, Italy
Died 10 January 2007(2007-01-10) (aged 94)
Geneva, Switzerland
Spouse(s) Giuliana Fiastri (m. 1946–1957) (divorced)
Sophia Loren (m. 1957–1962) (annulled) (m. 1966–2007) (his death)
Children Guendalina Ponti (b. 1947)
Alessandro Ponti (b. 1953)
Carlo Ponti, Jr. (b. 1968)
Edoardo Ponti (b. 1973)
Awards Best Foreign Language Film
1956 La strada

I don't like actors, I like women.
I don't make deals, I make pictures.
People talk about making art films – experimental films. I can make an art film every day of the week. Nothing to it. What's difficult is to combine a commercial film with art.
Carlo Ponti
There is no sense in making a film that no-one will go and see, just to create a perfect, but useless, work of art.
Carlo Ponti