Sophia Loren is one of the greatest Italian actresses of the 20th Century, who also became an international screen star with her great beauty and acting ability. From her first starring role in “Aida” in 1953, Loren went on to build a career that reached a peak in 1962, when she won the Oscar for Best Actress for her performance in “Two Women.” Thirty years later, she was named a UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador. In this role, Loren brought global attention to the plight of refugees. Her first mission was to Somalia, which is still a nation in crisis. Loren lives in Geneva.