Carlo Ponti, 94

Italian film producer Carlo Ponti, best known for his work on Doctor Zhivago and his marriage to Sophia Loren, has died in a Swiss hospital, aged 94. “During a career spanning four decades Ponti produced more than 140 films and worked with directors including Federico Fellini, Jean-Luc Godard and David Lean. However, he was equally famous for discovering Loren as a teenager and turning her into one of the world’s most glamorous stars.”