Talia Shire
Talia Shire
Talia Rose Coppola
Lake Success, New York, U.S.
Birth date
April 25, 1946 (1946-04-25) (age 73)
Active Years

Talia Shire (born April 25, 1946) is an American actress. She is best known for being in The Godfather and Rocky films. She is the aunt of Nicolas Cage.

Early lifeEdit

Shire was born Talia Rose Coppola in Lake Success, New York, the daughter of Italia (née Pennino) and arranger/composer Carmine Coppola. Her brothers are producer and director Francis Ford Coppola and academic August Coppola.


Shire made her acting debut in the 1968 film The Wild Racers. She went on to have a big role as Connie Corleone in The Godfather and its sequels. Later on she starred in another big role in Rocky and its sequels as Adrian Pennino Balboa.

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