But now screen legend Sophia Loren is finally showing signs of her age.
Still looking remarkable for her 80 years, the actress revealed a head full of curly brunette locks as she appeared on television in her native Italy.
Promoting her new book of memoirs, the veteran star also wore heavy make-up to accentuate her famous almond eyes and full lips.
She finished off her strong look with a masculine black and white suit, as she guest-appeared on popular talk show ‘Che Tempo Che Fa’.
Oscar-winner Loren is best known for films such as 1958 romantic comedy Houseboat and 1959 drama That Kind of Woman
Loren, who has graced the cinema for more than 60 years, recently returned to film following a ten-year break.
She stars in Human Voice, a short directed by her 41-year-old son Edoardo Ponti.
Oscar-winner Loren is best known for films such as 1958 romantic comedy Houseboat and 1959 drama That Kind of Woman.
The mother-of-two, lost her producer husband Carlo Ponti in 2007 when he was 94 to pulmonary complications.
She vowed she would “never” marry again because “it would be impossible to love anyone else.”
Loren’s book, “Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow – My Life,”contains old pictures, letters and notes from the likes of Cary Grant, Frank Sinatra and Audrey Hepburn.