Talia Shire (born April 25, 1946) is an American actress of Italian descent.
Born Talia Rose Coppola in Lake Success, Long Island, New York, she is the sister of director and producer Francis Ford Coppola.
Shire first became famous for her roles in The Godfather and its sequels. Later she portayed the wife of boxer Rocky Balboa in the Rocky movies. She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for The Godfather, Part II and for the Best Actress in a Leading Role for Rocky.
She appeared in the romantic comedy The Last Guy on Earth (2006) (post production).
She is the mother of actors Jason and Robert Schwartzman and aunt to actor Nicolas Cage.