Talia Shire is a well-known actress from America who is best known for her characters as Adrian Balboa in the Rocky series and Connie Corleone in The Godfather movie. For her performance in both the movies, she was nominated for the Academy Awards twice in the categories of “Best Actress” and “Best Supporting Actress”. Today, let’s learn more about the career, biography, and net worth of Talia Shire in 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Talia Shire or Talia Rose Coppola was born on April 25, 1946, in New York to her parents Italia (née Pennino) and Carmine Coppola. Her father was a singer and composer.
Most of the members of her family work in the entertainment industry including her brother Francis Ford Coppola who is a director and producer and niece Anton Coppola who is a composer.
Shire has married twice in her life. In 1970 she married her first husband, David Shire. Together they are the parents of a son named Orlando Shire.
The couple divorced in the year 1980. In the same year, Shire married producer Jack Schwartzman with whom she has two sons, Robert and Jason.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Talia Shire made started her acting career in the year 1968 when she made her debut in the movie “The Wild Racers”. Late she got recurring roles in various films such as The Dunwich Horror, Maxie, The Christian Licorice Store, and others.
She got her first major role in the year 1972 when she portrayed the character of Connie Corleone in the historic movie “The Godfather”. In 1974 for her performance in the movie “The Godfather: Part II” she was nominated for the prestigious Oscar Awards in the category of “Best Supporting Actress”.
Shire played the role of Adrian Pennino in the 1976 movie “Rocky” for which she won the New York Film Critics Circle Award and the National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actress. For the same role, she was nominated for the Academy as well as the Golden Globe Award in the category of Best Actress.
In 1979, Shire was seen in various movies such as “Old Boyfriends” in which she played Dianne Cruise, Prophecy in which she played Maggie Verne and others.
She has also worked in many television shows and series such as Foster and Laurie, Rich Man, Poor Man, Daddy, I Don’t Like It Like This, Faerie Tale Theatre, Christmas at Cadillac Jack’s and others.
Net Worth & Earnings:
Talia Shire has an estimated net worth of more than $25 million. Most of the wealth she has made by acting her various movies and television shows.
She has been a part of many box office hit movies including The Godfather, Rocky, The Christian Licorice Store, Cold Heaven, Divorce: A Contemporary Western, Caminho dos Sonhos, The Black And The White, Pomegranate, Looking for Palladin, and many more.
Talia Shire is one of the most renowned and versatile actresses in the world. She has worked all her life with complete honesty, and her contribution to the film and television industry is exceptional.