Sofia Carmina Coppola is an American screenwriter, producer, director, and former actress. Being the daughter of the famous director Francis Ford Coppola and set decorator Eleanor, she was raised within the entertainment industry. She made her acting debut as an infant in the crime drama flick ‘The Godfather’ and later portrayed Mary Corleone in the 1990 film ‘The Godfather: Part III’. Coppola also modelled for a few magazines like ‘YM’ and ‘Seventeen’ in her early career. As a screenwriter, she earned international fame with the comedy drama’ Lost in Translation’ for which she won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. In 2010, with the movie ‘Somewhere’, she became the first ever American woman to win Venice Film Festival’s top prize, the Golden Lion. Coppola later directed the movie ‘The Beguiled’, based on Thomas P. Cullinan’s 1966 book of the same name. For her contribution to the flick, she was awarded the Best Director award at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival. A unique feature of the director is that Coppola often employs pole-dancing scenes in her films. On a personal note, she has been married twice till date. Following her divorce from her first husband director Spike Jonze, she married musician Thomas Mars.