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Sofia Carmina Coppola is an American screenwriter, director, producer and actress. In 2003, she received the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for the comedy-drama Lost in Translation, and became the third woman to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Director. In 2010, with the drama Somewhere, she became the first American woman to win the Golden Lion, the top prize at the Venice Film Festival. Her father is director, producer and screenwriter Francis Ford Coppola.

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Born Sofia Carmina Coppola
(1971-05-14) May 14, 1971 (age 45)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Residence Paris, France
Other names Domino Coppola
Occupation
  • Director
  • producer
  • screenwriter
  • actress
Years active 1972–present
Spouse(s)
Children 2
Parent(s) Francis Ford Coppola and Eleanor Coppola
Family See Coppola family tree

Sofia Carmina Coppola (/ˈkpələ/ KOH-pə-lə; born May 14, 1971) is an American screenwriter, director, producer and actress. In 2003, she received the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for the comedy-drama Lost in Translation, and became the third woman to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Director. In 2010, with the drama Somewhere, she became the first American woman (and fourth American filmmaker) to win the Golden Lion, the top prize at the Venice Film Festival. Her father is director, producer and screenwriter Francis Ford Coppola.

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