Sofia Coppola Carmina (New York) (14 may 1971) is an American screenwriter and film Director. It is the first American director nominated for Academy Award for Best Director. It is daughter of the director and producer Francis Ford Coppola and Eleanor Coppola, with what is descent Irish, English and Italian. She was married with the director Spike Jonze since 26 June 1999 until 5 December 2003, when filed a lawsuit separation also claiming “irreconcilable differences”. You are currently paired with the French band Phoenix, Thomas Mars, which has a daughter, Romy, named after the brother of Sofia, Roman singer. It is the niece of actress Talia Shire and cousin of actor Nicolas Cage.



Sofia Coppola’s film career began at an early age, since one baby appeared in the film “The godfather”. It has also appeared in several movies of his father. His best-known role was as Mary Corleone “Godfather.” Part III “(1990), a paper which was initially intended for Winona Ryder, but that latter illness prevented represent.” This interpretation received much criticism and ended with the acting career of Sofia (although later made appearances in the films “Inside Monkey Zetterland” (1992) and “Star Wars: episode I – the phantom menace” (1999)).

Film director

Coppola is known today for his career as a Director.

It was your first experience behind the camera with the short “Lick the star” (1998). Then would their recognition worldwide with the films “the Virgin suicides” (1999) and the drama “Lost in Translation” (2003). Last film won the Academy Award for best screenplay-original (apart from obtaining other three nominations, including for best foreign film) and three Golden Globe awards including film in the category of musical or comedy. With its nomination Oscar in the category of best direction, became the third woman to be nominated in this category and the first American.

His film “Marie Antoinette” (2006), the biography of the Queen of written France adaptation by Antonia Fraser British historian premieres in 2006. Actress Kirsten Dunst plays role of the Queen and actor Jason Schwartzman (Director cousin) interprets the role of Louis XVI.

2010 Wins the Golden Lion of the Venice festival for his latest film Somewhere, a star of Hollywood performed by Stephen Dorff, who lives in the famous Chateau Marmont Los Angeles hotel and the radical change of life who suffers with the arrival of his daughter, played by Elle Fanning history.


As Director

* 1998 – Lick the star (short)

* 1999 – The Virgin suicides

* 2003 – Lost in Translation

* 2006 – Marie Antoinette

* 2010 – Somewhere

As an actress

* CQ (2001)

* Star Wars: episode I – the phantom menace (1999)

* Electrobank – The Chemical brother’s music video (1997)

* Godfather. Part III (1990)

* Peggy Sue got married (1986)

* The Outsiders (1983)

* The law of the street (1983)

* Godfather. Part II (1974)

* The Godfather (1972)

Music videos (Director)

* I just don’t know what to do with myself – The White Stripes

* This here giraffe – The Flaming Lips

* City girl – Kevin Shields

* Playground love – Air

* Shine – Walt Mink