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TALIA SHIRE BIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY:
 
Talia Shire was born on April 25th, 1946 in Lake Success, Long Island in New York with the birth name Talia Rose Coppola born to parents, Italia Pennino and Carmine Coppola.  She is the youngest sibling and the only girl in the family.  She was born into a very musical family, her mother was a composer and her sister became involved in directing and producing.  Her uncle, Anton Coppola was also a composer and conductor.
 
She is most well known for her role as, Connie Corleone in the film, “The Godfather” which she also appeared in all the sequels and her own brother, Francic Ford Coppola actually directed her in, “The Godfather: Part II” (1974).  Then she received another amazing role in the, “Rocky” films where she portrayed Rocky Balboa’s girlfriend and wife.
 
Other film roles she added to her resume were roles in, “I Love Huckabees”, “Kiss the Bride” and “Home Erectus” (2007).
 
She married twice throughout her lifetime.  Her first husband was David Shire, a composer and together they had one son, Matthew Orlando Shire and were married from 1970 through 1978.  Talia later then married for a second time to Jack Schwartzman, a producer and had two more sons, Robert and Jason and they were together from 1980 through his death on June 15th, 1994.
 
 
Filmography

2012 Pizza with Bullets 
2011 The Return of Joe Rich  
2011 Minkow
2009 The Deported  
2009 My Father's Will  
2008 Dim Sum Funeral
2008 Looking for Palladin
2007 Christmas at Cadillac Jack's 
2007 Blue Smoke 
2007 Homo Erectus  
2005 Biography 
2005 Pomegranate 
2004 I Heart Huckabees
2003 Dunsmore
2003 Family Tree 
2002 Kiss the Bride  
2001 The Whole Shebang
2000 The Visit 
2000 Lured Innocence  
1999 Palmer's Pick Up
1998 The Landlady  
1998 Caminho dos Sonhos  
1998 Can I Play? 
1998 Divorce: A Contemporary Western
1997 She's So Lovely
1997 Born Into Exile 
1997 River Made to Drown In  
1993 Deadfall
1993 Chantilly Lace
1992 CBS Schoolbreak Special
1992 For Richer, for Poorer 
1991 Mark Twain and Me 
1991 Bed & Breakfast  
1991 Cold Heaven
1990 The Godfather: Part III
1990 Rocky V
1989 New York Stories  
1987 Faerie Tale Theatre  
1987 Blood Vows: The Story of a Mafia Wife 
1986 Hyper Sapien: People from Another Star
1986 Rad
1985 Rocky IV
1982 Rocky III  
1980 Windows  
1979 Rocky II
1979 Prophecy
1979 Old Boyfriends
1978 Daddy, I Don't Like It Like This
1977 The Godfather: A Novel for Television
1977 Kill Me If You Can 
1976 Rocky  
1976 Rich Man, Poor Man
1976 Doctors' Hospital
1975 Foster and Laurie 
1974 The Godfather: Part II  
1973 Maxie
1972 The Outside Man
1972 The Godfather  
1971 The Christian Licorice Store  
1970 Gas! -Or- It Became Necessary to Destroy the World in Order to Save It.  
1970 My World and Welcome to It
1970 The Dunwich Horror  
1968 The Wild Racers





Matinee Classics - Rich Man, Poor Man starring Peter Strauss, Nick Nolte, Susan Blakely, Edward Asner, Dorothy McGuire, Robert Reed, Gloria Grahame, Kim Darby, Bill Bixby, Fionnula Flanagan,Tim McIntire, Ray Milland, Lawrence Pressman, Talia Shire, Craig Stevens, Norman Fell, Lynda Day George, George Maharis, Murray Hamilton, Van Johnson, Dorothy Malone, Andrew Duggan, Herbert Jefferson Jr., Kay Lenz, Leigh McCloskey, Gavan O'Herlihy, Josette Banzet, William Smith, Dick Sargent, Dennis Dugan and
Matinee Classics - Rocky starring Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers, Burgess Meredith, Thayer David, Joe Spinnell and Joe Frazier
Matinee Classics - The Godfather starring Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Richard S. Castellano, Robert Duvall, Sterling Hayden, John Marley, Richard Conte, Al Lettieri, Diane Keaton, Abe Vigoda, Talia Shire, Gianni Russo, John Cazale and Rudy Bond
Matinee Classics - The Godfather starring Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Richard S. Castellano, Robert Duvall, Sterling Hayden, John Marley, Richard Conte, Al Lettieri, Diane Keaton, Abe Vigoda, Talia Shire, Gianni Russo, John Cazale and Rudy Bond


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