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Sophia Loren Cleared of Tax Evasion Charges After Almost 40 Years

Sophia Loren Cleared of Tax Evasion Charges 39 Years Later

Originally posted 10/24/2013 05:20PM

At long last, Sophia Loren can say, "Arrivederci!" to a legal dispute with Italian tax authorities that began 39 years ago.

Italy's Supreme Court has finally cleared Loren of tax evasion charges that began with her 1974 tax return and landed her in a low-security women's prison for 17 days in 1982.

Loren called the ruling "a miracle of justice," and told Italian reporters, "[When] it seems there is no longer any hope, it is still possible justice will be done."

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What's Bringing Sophia Loren Back to the Big Screen at 78?

Sophia Loren Returning to the Screen – Still Gorgeous at 78

Originally posted 07/05/2013 11:50AM

This must be some sort of record.

After starring in movies in the '50, '60, '70s, '80s and '90s, now, at 78, Sophia Loren is coming back to the big screen.

The 1960 Oscar winner's return before the cameras, for her first starring role in a decade, will be directed by her son, Eduardo Ponti. The vehicle is La voce umana (The Human Voice), based on a 1930 one-person play by Jean Cocteau, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

The three-week shoot is to take place in set in Rome, Naples and the port city Ostia.

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Gerard Butler, Sophia Loren, Mel Gibson to Present at Golden Globes

Gerard Butler, Sophia Loren, Mel Gibson to Present at Golden Globes

Originally posted 01/05/2010 12:55PM

With less than two weeks until showtime, producers of the 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards have announced three more presenters: Gerard Butler, Mel Gibson and Sophia Loren.

They join previously announced presenters Jennifer Aniston, Halle Berry, Colin Farrell, Matthew Fox, Nicole Kidman, Julia Roberts, Mickey Rourke and Sam Worthington.

The awards are being hosted by Ricky Gervais, and will feature Robert De Niro and Leonardo DiCaprio presenting the Cecil B. DeMille Award to Martin Scorsese for his "outstanding contribution to the entertainment field."

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Robert De Niro Adores Sophia Loren

Originally posted 10/28/2002 01:10PM

A star-studded crowd that included Doris Roberts, Tony Bennett and Michael Badalucco of ABC's "The Practice," cheered along as Sophia Loren and Robert De Niro were inducted into the Italian American Hall of Fame at the annual National Italian American Foundation gala in Washington, D.C., Saturday night, PEOPLE reports.

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PASSAGES: Bush to Honor Liz Taylor

Originally posted 07/31/2002 12:00PM

The legendary screen star is to get a Kennedy Center honor; Sophia Loren stars in her son's movie; Barry Manilow sings in the hot sun.

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Originally posted 04/30/1999 12:00AM

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