Italian Actress and Pin Up
Her career began aged 14 entering a beauty pageant in 1949.
Her acting career gained momentum in the late 50's when she signed a five picture contract with Paramount.
Sophia won an Academy Award in 1962 for her performance in Two Women, also making her the first actress to win an award for a foreign language performance.
Famously quoted "Everything you see I owe to spaghetti", which you can even buy a print of at Ikea.
If that's the case then it's spaghetti every night from now on!
Here's a look at some of Sophia's best Sweater Girl moments...