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  • Talia Shire

    Born on April 25, 1946 in Lake Success, New York

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Rocky (1976)

Talia Shire as "Adrian"

Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone), a small-time boxer from working-class Philadelphia, is arbitrarily chosen to take on the reigning world heavyweight champion, Apollo Creed (Carl Weathers), when the undefeated fighter's scheduled opponent is injured. While training with feisty former bantamweight contender Mickey Goldmill (Burgess Meredith), Rocky tentatively begins a relationship with Adrian (Talia Shire), the wallflower sister of his meat-packer pal Paulie (Burt Young).

Academy Award (1976) Nominated Best Actress
Golden Globe (1976) Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama

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'The Godfather' Cast: Where Are They Now?

Posted by
Gary Susman on Mar 22nd 2012, 2:10PM

Mar 22nd 2012, 2:10PM

'The Godfather': Francis Ford Coppola's Secret Family History

Posted by
Gary Susman on Mar 22nd 2012, 6:19AM

Mar 22nd 2012, 6:19AM

Onscreen Mother-and-Child Collaborations

Posted by
Marina Zogbi on May 6th 2010, 3:10PM

May 6th 2010, 3:10PM

Bai Ling and Talia Shire Order 'Dim Sum'

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Apr 9th 2008, 5:02PM

Apr 9th 2008, 5:02PM

Cinematical Seven: Hottest Sports Girls on Film

Posted by
Erik Davis on Jan 30th 2008, 4:02PM

Jan 30th 2008, 4:02PM

Bruce Dern to Direct Laura Dern in 'Hart's Location'

Posted by
Christopher Campbell on Oct 19th 2007, 12:32PM

Oct 19th 2007, 12:32PM

Talia Shire on Rocky Balboa

Posted by
Erik Davis on Dec 27th 2006, 4:02PM

Dec 27th 2006, 4:02PM

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