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Talia Shire

Talia Shire (born April 25, 1946) is an American actress. Born Talia Rose Coppola in Lake Success, New York, she is the sister of director and producer Francis Ford Coppola.

Shire became famous for her roles as the wife of boxer Rocky Balboa in the Rocky movies, and for her role in The Godfather and its sequels. She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for The Godfather, Part II and for the Academy Award for Best Actress for Rocky.

She is the mother of actors Jason Schwartzman and Robert Schwartzman.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.

Talia Shire Facts

Birth NameTalia Rose Coppola
BirthdayApril 25, 1946 (75)
BirthplaceNew York, New York, USA
Height5' 4" (1m63)  How tall is Talia Shire compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Kiss the Bride
The Godfather
Rocky IV
The Godfather Part II
Rocky III
Rocky II
Rocky: Heavyweight Collection
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