Talia Shire became one of the best actresses of her era, staring at two of Hollywood’s most famous film franchises. In the Rocky film series, she appeared as Connie Corleone in The Godfather trilogy and Rocky Balboa’s shy love interest, Adrian Balboa.

Early Career

Talia Shire in the role in movie Godfather II

The daughter of composer Carmine Coppola and sister to filmmaker Francis Coppola, Talia started acting from her early days. She appeared in a few movies like The Wild Racers and The Dunwich Horror before landing her breakout role of Connie Corleone in The Godfather (1972).

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Role of Adrian in Rocky

Talia Shire in the movie Rocky with Sylvester Stallone

In 1974, she reprised her role of Connie in The Godfather Part II, for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. In 1976, she was nominated for Academy Award for Best Actress for the second time for her portrayal of Adrian Balboa in Rocky alongside Sylvester Stallone.

She portrayed her role as Adrian in all Rocky film series and returned as Connie in the third part of The Godfather in 1990. Apart from these roles, the actress has appeared in films like Windows (1980), New York Stories (1989), Kiss the Bride (2002) and Dreamland (2016). She has appeared in a few TV series and TV films, including Rich Man, Poor Man, Chantilly Lace and Blue Smoke.

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Personal Life of Talia Shire

David Shire holding his hand on his chin

Talia Shire married the American songwriter and composer David Shire from 1970 to 1980. Talia and David welcomed a son, Matthew Orlando. Later, Shire married an American filmmaker, Jack Schwartzman, from 1980 until he died in 1994. They have two sons, Jason and Robert.

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Net Worth of Talia Shire

Smiling Talia Shire

Talia has been out of the scene for quite a while now. Her previous acting credits include the role of Annette Kulina in Kingdom’(2017) and part of Teddie in Grace and Frankie in 2018. Besides, she became a highly talented actress achieving immense fame! And so, Talia Shire gathered a considerable net worth of $20 million. Furthermore, the 75 years old actress lives in Los Angeles.

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