Talia Shire

Biography: Talia Shire (born Talia Coppola) attended the Yale School of Drama and landed roles in several Roger Corman films. The sister of filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola, she benefited from her family connection when she was cast in The Godfather (1972), launching her screen career in earnest. After receiving a Best Supporting Actress Oscar nomination for her performance in The Godfather Part II (1974), Shire was cast by Sylvester Stallone to play his girlfriend in the hit Rocky (1976), for which she won the New York Film Critics Award and received a Best Actress Oscar nomination. Although Shire went on to appear in a number of films throughout the 1980s and '90s, her career primarily revolved around the eight films emerging from the original Godfather and Rocky movies. Divorced from composer David Shire, she later married producer Jack Schwartzman; the two of them developed movie projects together, forming the TaliaFilm production company. The mother of actors Jason Schwartzman andTalia Shire (born Talia Coppola) attended the Yale School of Drama and landed roles in several Roger Corman films. The sister of filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola, she benefited from her family connection when she was cast in The Godfather (1972), launching her screen career in earnest. After receiving a Best Supporting Actress Oscar nomination for her performance in The Godfather Part II (1974), Shire was cast by Sylvester Stallone to play his girlfriend in the hit Rocky (1976), for which she won the New York Film Critics Award and received a Best Actress Oscar nomination. Although Shire went on to appear in a number of films throughout the 1980s and '90s, her career primarily revolved around the eight films emerging from the original Godfather and Rocky movies. Divorced from composer David Shire, she later married producer Jack Schwartzman; the two of them developed movie projects together, forming the TaliaFilm production company. The mother of actors Jason Schwartzman and Robert Schwartzman, Shire directed the film One Night Stand in 1994. ~ All Movie Guide Expand

Talia Shire's Scores

  • Movies
Average career score: 65
Highest Metascore: 100 The Godfather
Lowest Metascore: 34 Looking for Palladin
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 6
  2. Negative: 1 out of 6
6 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
34 Looking for Palladin Oct 30, 2009 Rosario tbd
63 Rocky Balboa Dec 20, 2006 Adrian 8.4
60 The Godfather: Part III Dec 25, 1990 Connie Corleone Rizzi 7.5
54 Rocky V Nov 16, 1990 Adrian 5.9
80 The Godfather: Part II Dec 12, 1974 Connie Corleone 9.0
100 The Godfather Mar 11, 1972 Connie Corleone Rizzi 9.0