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Talia Shire (born Talia Rose Coppola) is a well-known American actress. She is best known for playing Adrian Balboa in the “Rocky” movies and Connie Corleone in the “Godfather” films. ‘The Dunwich Horror,’ ‘Old Boyfriends,’ ‘Prophecy,’ ‘Rad,’ ‘New York Stories,’ ‘Bed & Breakfast,’ ‘A River Made to Drown In,’ ‘Divorce: A Contemporary Western,’ ‘The Visit,’ ‘Kiss the Bride,’ ‘I Heart Huckabees,’ ‘The Deported,’ ‘Palo Alt Shire has also worked on television in addition to the big screen. Her television credits include ‘Doctors’ Hospital,’ ‘CBS Schoolbreak Special,’ ‘Faerie Tale Theatre,’ and ‘Blossom.’ Throughout her career, the actress has appeared in a number of television movies. ‘Foster and Laurie,’ ‘Kill Me If You Can,’ ‘The Godfather Saga,’ ‘Blood Vows: The Story of a Mafia Wife,’ ‘Mark Twain and Me,’ ‘Chantilly Lace,’ ‘Born Into Exile,’ ‘Blue Smoke,’ and ‘Christmas at Cadillac Jack’s’ are some of her TV movie projects.

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The Career of Talia Shire

Talia Shire made her film debut in 1968 with the film ‘The Wild Racers.’ She went on to star in films such as ‘The Dunwich Horror,’ ‘Gas-s-s-s,’ and ‘The Christian Licorice Store.’ In the 1972 film ‘The Godfather,’ she played Connie Corleone. Shire was cast as Adrian Pennino in the film ‘Rocky’ four years later.

She went on to appear in a number of the film’s sequels after that. She made television appearances in ‘Doctors’ Hospital’ and ‘Rich Man, Poor Man’ in 1976. She then went on to star in the NBC TV movies ‘Kill Me If You Can’ and ‘The Godfather Saga.’

The actress starred in the films ‘Old Boyfriends’ and ‘Prophecy’ in 1979. Shire worked on a variety of films between 1980 and 1986, including ‘Windows,’ ‘Rocky III,’ ‘Rocky IV,’ ‘Rad,’ and ‘Hyper Sapien: People from Another Star.’

She was then cast in the television film ‘Blood Vows: The Story of a Mafia Wife,’ as well as an episode of the series ‘Faerie Tale Theatre.’ The actress was then offered roles in the films ‘Cold Heaven’ and ‘Mark Twain and Me’ in 1991. A year later, she starred in the films ‘Bed & Breakfast’ and ‘For Richer, for Poorer’ for HBO.

Shire went on to star in the TV movie ‘Chantilly Lace’ in the 1993 feature ‘Deadfall.’ She made a guest appearance in the series ‘Blossom’ two years later.

She went on to star in the TV movie ‘Born Into Exile,’ as well as the films ‘A River Made to Drown In’ and ‘She’s So Lovely.’ The American actress starred in the films ‘Divorce: A Contemporary Western,’ ‘Can I Play?,’ and ‘The Landlady’ in 1998. She was cast in the films ‘Lured Innocence,’ ‘Palmer’s Pick Up,’ and ‘The Black and the White’ the following year.

Talia Shire appeared in a number of major motion pictures between 2000 and 2006, including ‘The Visit,’ ‘The Whole Shebang,’ ‘Kiss the Bride,’ ‘Family Tree,’ ‘Dunsmore,’ ‘I Heart Huckabees,’ ‘Pomegranate,’ and ‘Rocky Balboa.’ In 2007, she starred in the Lifetime television movies ‘Blue Smoke’ and ‘Christmas at Cadillac Jack’s.’

She appeared in the films ‘Looking for Palladin,’ ‘Dim Sum Funeral,’ and ‘My Father’s Will’ a year later. Shire then appeared in the films ‘Minkow,’ ‘Scratching the Surface,’ ‘The Return of Joe Rich,’ ‘Palo Alto,’ and ‘Dreamland,’ among others.

Personal Experiences of Talia Shire

Talia Shire was born Talia Rose Coppola in Lake Success, New York, to Carmine Coppola and Italia Pennino on April 25, 1946. Francis Ford and August Ford are her two brothers.

In 1970, Shire married David Shire and had a son, Matthew Orlando Shire. The couple divorced ten years later, and the actress married Jack Schwartzman. Jason and Robert, their two boys, were born to them as a couple. In 1994, her second husband died.

Estimated Net Worth

Talia Shire is an actress from the United States with a net worth of $40 million. Talia Shire is best recognized for her appearances as Connie Corleone in “The Godfather” trilogy and Adrian Balboa in the “Rocky” franchise.