Best French Actress in Supporting Role 1930-1939

by guillaume836076 | created - 22 Aug 2011 | updated - 22 Aug 2011 | Public

Seven French Actress in Supporting Role, by year (1930-1939)

1. Germaine Dermoz

Actress | Le bal

Germaine Dermoz was born on July 30, 1888 in Paris, Ile-de-France, France as Germaine Deluermoz. She was an actress, known for Le bal (1931), La souriante Madame Beudet (1923) and Little Jack (1913). She died on November 6, 1966 in Paris.

1930 l'arlésienne de Jacques de Baroncelli

2. Tania Fédor

Actress | Le petit café

Tania Fédor was born on November 3, 1905 in Monte-Carlo, Monaco as Tatiana d'Ermter. She was an actress, known for Le petit café (1931), La tour de Nesle (1937) and Fantômas (1932). She died on December 1, 1985 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

1930 Si l'empereur savait ça! de Jacques Feyder

3. Marie Glory

Actress | Et Dieu... créa la femme

Marie Glory was born on March 3, 1905 in Mortagne-au-Perche, Orne, France as Raymonde Louise Marcelle Toully. She was an actress, known for ...And God Created Woman (1956), Monte Cristo (1929) and La femme idéale (1934). She died on January 24, 2009 in Cannes, Alpes-Maritimes, France.

1930 L'enfant de l'amour de Marcel L'herbier Best French Actress in Supporting Role 1930

4. Ginette Maddie

Actress | Au bonheur des dames

Ginette Maddie was born on February 25, 1898 in Paris, France as Marcelle Yvonne Gourier. She was an actress, known for Au bonheur des dames (1930), Les héritiers de l'oncle James (1924) and L'ornière (1924). She died on April 7, 1980 in Paris.

1930 Au bonheur des dames de Julien Duvivier

5. Héléna Manson

Actress | Le locataire

Born in Caracas,young Elena (later to become Héléna) miraculously survived an earthquake there. She found a new home at an uncle's in New York City first, and later at another relative's in La Chaux de Fonds, Switzerland. A very early theater enthusiast, Manson trained as an actress at the ...

1930 Le mystère de la villa rose de René Hervil

6. Suzy Pierson

Actress | L'hirondelle d'acier

Suzy Pierson was born on October 11, 1902 in Paris, France as Suzanne Marie Germaine Marchand. She was an actress, known for L'hirondelle d'acier (1920), Minuit... place Pigalle (1928) and La glace à trois faces (1927). She died on October 26, 1996 in Antibes, Alpes-Maritimes, France.

1930 Quand nous étions deux de Léonce Perret

7. Nadia Sibirskaïa

Actress | Sapho

Nadia Sibirskaïa was born on September 11, 1901 in Redon, Ille-et-Vilaine, France as Germaine Marie Josèphe Lebas. She was an actress, known for Sapho (1934), Les vagabonds magnifiques (1931) and L'ironie du destin (1923). She was married to Dimitri Kirsanoff. She died on July 14, 1980 in Dinard, ...

1930 Au bonheur des dames de Julien Duvivier

8. Suzanne Dantès

Actress | Le blanc et le noir

Suzanne Dantès was born on April 29, 1888 in Saint-Quentin, Aisne, France as Suzanne Havequez. She was an actress, known for Le blanc et le noir (1931), Chéri (1950) and Ploum, ploum, tra-la-la (1947). She died on July 29, 1958 in Saint-Léger-en-Yvelines, Yvelines, France.

1931 Le blanc et le noir de Marc Allégret

9. Colette Darfeuil

Actress | Le truc du Brésilien

Colette Darfeuil was born on February 7, 1906 in Paris, France as Emma Henriette Floquet. She was an actress, known for Le truc du Brésilien (1932), The House on the Dune (1934) and Michel Strogoff (1936). She died on October 15, 1998 in Montfort-l'Amaury, Yvelines, France.

1931 Autour d'une enquête de Robert Siodmak

10. Florelle

Actress | L'opéra de quat'sous

Florelle was born on August 9, 1898 in Les Sables-d'Olonne, Vendée, France as Odette Elisa Joséphine Marguerite Rousseau. She was an actress, known for L'opéra de quat'sous (1931), La dame de chez Maxim's (1933) and Les misérables (1934). She was married to Marcel Foucret. She died on...

1931 Autour d'une enquête de Robert Siodmak

11. Margo Lion

Actress | L'homme de nulle part

Lank and plain-looking, poker-faced and a bit starchy but looking all the more mysterious for that, Margo Lion will forever remain Jenny, the "brothel queen', in Pabst's adaptation of Bertold Brecht and Kurt Weill's immortal 'Dreigroschen Oper', singing their unforgettable song 'La fiancée du ...

1931 L'opéra de quat'sous de Georg Wilhelm Pabst

12. Jackie Monnier

Actress | Westfront 1918: Vier von der Infanterie

Jackie Monnier is an actress, known for Westfront 1918 (1930), Ceux du viking (1932) and Le bled (1929).

1931 David Golder de Julien Duvivier

13. Line Noro

Actress | J'accuse!

Line Noro was born on February 22, 1900 in Houdelaincourt, Meuse, Lorraine, France as Aline Simone Noro. She was an actress, known for I Accuse (1938), L'assommoir (1933) and It Happened at the Inn (1943). She died on November 4, 1985 in Paris, Ile-de-France, France.

1931 Faubourg Montmartre de Raymond Bernard Best French Actress in Supporting Role 1931

14. Alida Rouffe

Actress | Marius

Alida Rouffe was born on March 20, 1874 in Bordeaux, Gironde, France as Joséphine Marie Rouffe. She was an actress, known for Marius (1931), The Baker's Wife (1938) and Fanny (1932). She was married to Joseph Merle and Jules Fermont. She died on November 21, 1949 in Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, ...

1931 Marius d'Alexander Korda

15. Mady Berry

Actress | Don Quichotte

French stage and film actress. She made her stage debut in 1912 in Marseille after studying at the Nice Conservatoire. She devoted herself to the stage for more than a decade, then entered into an active film career in 1930. She played in scores of films over the next two-and-a-half decades, ...

1932 Les cinq gentlemen maudits de Julien Duvivier

16. Lili Damita

Actress | Fighting Caravans

Lili was a French Actress who is remembered more for who she married than the movies she appeared in. When the sound revolution came into Hollywood, the studio's scrambled to find actors who could speak lines and record well. It was at this time that Lili burst on the scene. While her accent would ...

1932 Une heure près de toi d'Ernst Lubitsch

17. Colette Darfeuil

Actress | Le truc du Brésilien

Colette Darfeuil was born on February 7, 1906 in Paris, France as Emma Henriette Floquet. She was an actress, known for Le truc du Brésilien (1932), The House on the Dune (1934) and Michel Strogoff (1936). She died on October 15, 1998 in Montfort-l'Amaury, Yvelines, France.

1932 Baroud de Rex Ingram

18. Florelle

Actress | L'opéra de quat'sous

Florelle was born on August 9, 1898 in Les Sables-d'Olonne, Vendée, France as Odette Elisa Joséphine Marguerite Rousseau. She was an actress, known for L'opéra de quat'sous (1931), La dame de chez Maxim's (1933) and Les misérables (1934). She was married to Marcel Foucret. She died on...

1932 L'atlantide de Georg Wilhelm Pabst

19. Catherine Fonteney

Actress | Poil de carotte

Catherine Fonteney was born on June 23, 1879 in Paris, France as Marie Alexandrine Catherine Fontaine. She was an actress, known for The Red Head (1932), Feu Mathias Pascal (1937) and Le brigand gentilhomme (1943). She died on April 29, 1966 in Dijon, Côte-d'Or, France.

1932 Poil de carotte de Julien Duvivier Best French Actress in Supporting Role 1932

20. Marcelle Hainia

Actress | Goupi mains rouges

Marcelle Hainia was born on November 13, 1896 in Paris, France as Marcelle Pontagnier. She was an actress, known for It Happened at the Inn (1943), Boudu Saved from Drowning (1932) and Rififi (1955). She died on August 9, 1968 in Paris.

1932 Boudu sauvé des eaux de Jean Renoir

21. Marguerite Pierry

Actress | Le bal

Marguerite Pierry was born on December 26, 1887 in Paris, Ile-de-France, France as Marguerite Peter. She was an actress, known for Le bal (1931), Monsieur Brotonneau (1939) and Knock (1951). She was married to Jacques Baumer. She died on January 20, 1963 in Paris.

1932 Le Rosier de Madame Husson de Bernard Deschamps

22. Jeanne Cheirel

Actress | Le voyage de Monsieur Perrichon

Jeanne Cheirel was born on March 18, 1869 in Paris, France as Jeanne Leriche. She was an actress, known for Le voyage de Monsieur Perrichon (1934), Miquette et sa mère (1934) and Le père Goriot (1921). She died on November 2, 1934 in Paris.

1933 Le Sexe faible de Robert Siodmak

23. Alice Field

Actress | Le tigre du Bengale

Alice Field was born on March 6, 1903 in Algiers, Alger, France as Alice Fille. She was an actress, known for Le tigre du Bengale (1938), Le tombeau hindou (1938) and Le refuge (1931). She died on September 29, 1969 in Paris, Ile-de-France, France.

1933 Theodore et compagnie de Pierre Colombier

24. Yvette Guilbert

Actress | Faust: Eine deutsche Volkssage

Yvette Guilbert was born on January 20, 1865 in Paris, France. She was an actress, known for Faust (1926), Iceland Fisherman (1934) and The Two Orphans (1933). She was married to Max Schiller. She died on February 3, 1944 in Aix-en-Provence, Bouches-du-Rhône, France.

1933 Les deux orphelines de Maurice Tourneur

25. Pola Illéry

Actress | Le tigre du Bengale

Pola Illéry was an exotic silent film star in France and Romania during the 1920s and made a modest transition to sound films in the 1930s. She was known for portraying sexually liberated women and was considered the most glamorous film star in Romania. After she left films feeling she achieved her...

1933 Quatorze juillet de René Clair

26. Margo Lion

Actress | L'homme de nulle part

Lank and plain-looking, poker-faced and a bit starchy but looking all the more mysterious for that, Margo Lion will forever remain Jenny, the "brothel queen', in Pabst's adaptation of Bertold Brecht and Kurt Weill's immortal 'Dreigroschen Oper', singing their unforgettable song 'La fiancée du ...

1933 Du haut en bas de Georg Wilhelm Pabst

27. Arlette Marchal

Actress | Aux jardins de Murcie

Brunette, exotic Lucienne Marie Marchal overcame her affliction with shyness by enrolling in, and ultimately winning, a beauty contest. One of the judges was the director Léonce Perret, who promptly helped her get her first role in motion pictures. After that, her face was sufficient to keep her in...

1933 Don Quichotte de Georg Wilhelm Pabst

28. Alice Tissot

Actress | Pas sur la bouche

Alice Tissot was born on January 1, 1890 in Paris, Ile-de-France, France as Alice Claire Marie Tissot. She was an actress, known for Pas sur la bouche (1931), Vaccin 48 (1934) and La maternelle (1933). She died on May 5, 1971 in Paris.

1933 La maternelle de Jean-Benoît Lévy Best French Actress in Supporting Role 1933

29. Suzanne Dehelly

Actress | Graziella

Suzanne Dehelly was born on October 1, 1896 in Paris, Ile-de-France, France. She was an actress, known for Graziella (1926), Cinq tulipes rouges (1949) and Croisières sidérales (1942). She died on October 12, 1968 in Paris.

1934 La crise est finie de Robert Siodmak

30. Suzanne Desprès

Actress | Maria Chapdelaine

Suzanne Desprès was born on December 16, 1875 in Verdun, Meuse, France. She was an actress, known for Maria Chapdelaine (1934), Le carnaval des vérités (1920) and Les soeurs ennemies (1915). She was married to Lugné-Poe. She died on July 1, 1951 in Paris, France.

1934 Maria Chapdelaine de Julien Duvivier

31. Florelle

Actress | L'opéra de quat'sous

Florelle was born on August 9, 1898 in Les Sables-d'Olonne, Vendée, France as Odette Elisa Joséphine Marguerite Rousseau. She was an actress, known for L'opéra de quat'sous (1931), La dame de chez Maxim's (1933) and Les misérables (1934). She was married to Marcel Foucret. She died on...

1934 Liliom de Fritz Lang

32. Fréhel

Soundtrack | Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain

Fréhel was born on July 13, 1891 in Paris, Ile-de-France, France as Marguerite Boulc'h. She was an actress, known for Amélie (2001), Pépé le Moko (1937) and The Mother and the Whore (1973). She was married to Georges Boettgen and Édouard Hollard. She died on February 3, 1951 in...

1934 La Rue sans nom de Pierre Chenal

33. Marguerite Moreno

Actress | La dame de pique

Marguerite Moreno was born on September 15, 1871 in Paris, France as Lucie Marie Marguerite Monceau. She was an actress, known for La dame de pique (1937), Les misérables (1934) and Dans une île perdue (1931). She was married to Jean Daragon and Marcel Schwob. She died on July 14, 1948...

1934 Les misérables de Raymond Bernard Best French Actress in Supporting Role 1934

34. Françoise Rosay

Actress | Le petit café

Françoise Rosay was born on April 19, 1891 in Paris, France as Françoise Bandy de Nalèche. She was an actress and writer, known for Le petit café (1931), Carnival in Flanders (1935) and He (1932). She was married to Jacques Feyder. She died on March 28, 1974 in Montgeron, Essonne, France.

1934 Le Grand jeu de Jacques Feyder

35. Nadia Sibirskaïa

Actress | Sapho

Nadia Sibirskaïa was born on September 11, 1901 in Redon, Ille-et-Vilaine, France as Germaine Marie Josèphe Lebas. She was an actress, known for Sapho (1934), Les vagabonds magnifiques (1931) and L'ironie du destin (1923). She was married to Dimitri Kirsanoff. She died on July 14, 1980 in Dinard, ...

1934 La séparation des races de Dimitri Kirsanoff

36. Arletty

Actress | The Longest Day

Before Arlette-Leonie Bathiat went to the movies she was a secretary and had posed several times as a model for different painters and photographers. In 1920 she debuted on stage at a theatre. She only began to work in movies after 1930. After World War II she was condemned to prison for having ...

1935 Amants et voleurs de Raymond Bernard

37. Paulette Dubost

Actress | La règle du jeu

Paulette Dubost was born on October 8, 1910 in Paris, France as Paulette Marie Emma Deplanque. She was an actress, known for The Rules of the Game (1939), Les vingt-huit jours de Clairette (1933) and Les mystères de Paris (1962). She was married to André Ostertag. She died on September 21, ...

1935 Le bonheur de Marcel L'herbier

38. Margo Lion

Actress | L'homme de nulle part

Lank and plain-looking, poker-faced and a bit starchy but looking all the more mysterious for that, Margo Lion will forever remain Jenny, the "brothel queen', in Pabst's adaptation of Bertold Brecht and Kurt Weill's immortal 'Dreigroschen Oper', singing their unforgettable song 'La fiancée du ...

1935 La bandéra de Julien Duvivier

39. Gina Manès

Actress | Le diable en bouteille

Gina Manès was born on April 7, 1893 in Paris, France as Blanche Moulin. She was an actress, known for Le diable en bouteille (1935), La nuit rouge (1923) and Thérèse Raquin (1928). She died on September 6, 1989 in Toulouse, Haute-Garonne, Midi-Pyrénées, France.

1935 Divine de Max Ophüls

40. Milly Mathis

Actress | La fille du puisatier

Milly Mathis was born on September 8, 1901 in Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France as Emilienne Pauline Tomasini. She was an actress, known for The Well-Digger's Daughter (1940), Whirlwind of Paris (1939) and Les gangsters de l'expo (1938). She died on March 30, 1965 in ...

1935 Amants et voleurs de Raymond Bernard

41. Madeleine Ozeray

Actress | Liliom

Madeleine Ozeray was born on September 13, 1908 in Bouillon-sur-Semois, Belgium as Magdeleine Marie Catherine Elisabeth Ozeray. She was an actress, known for Liliom (1934), La guerre des valses (1933) and Knock, ou le triomphe de la médecine (1933). She died on March 29, 1989 in Paris, ...

1935 Crime et châtiment de Pierre Chenal Best French Actress in Supporting Role 1935

42. Alida Rouffe

Actress | Marius

Alida Rouffe was born on March 20, 1874 in Bordeaux, Gironde, France as Joséphine Marie Rouffe. She was an actress, known for Marius (1931), The Baker's Wife (1938) and Fanny (1932). She was married to Joseph Merle and Jules Fermont. She died on November 21, 1949 in Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, ...

1935 Cigalon de Marcel Pagnol

43. Pauline Carton

Actress | The Longest Day

Pauline Carton was born on July 4, 1884 in Biarritz, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France as Pauline Aimée Biarez. She was an actress, known for The Longest Day (1962), Feu Mathias Pascal (1926) and Indiscretions (1936). She died on June 17, 1974 in Paris, France.

1936 Mademoiselle Mozart d'Yvan Noé

44. Catherine Fonteney

Actress | Poil de carotte

Catherine Fonteney was born on June 23, 1879 in Paris, France as Marie Alexandrine Catherine Fontaine. She was an actress, known for The Red Head (1932), Feu Mathias Pascal (1937) and Le brigand gentilhomme (1943). She died on April 29, 1966 in Dijon, Côte-d'Or, France.

1936 La tendre ennemie de Max Ophüls

45. Marie Glory

Actress | Et Dieu... créa la femme

Marie Glory was born on March 3, 1905 in Mortagne-au-Perche, Orne, France as Raymonde Louise Marcelle Toully. She was an actress, known for ...And God Created Woman (1956), Monte Cristo (1929) and La femme idéale (1934). She died on January 24, 2009 in Cannes, Alpes-Maritimes, France.

1936 Le mort en fuite d'André Berthomieu

46. Elvire Popesco

Actress | La présidente

From 1923 when she played the lead in Louis Verneuil's "Ma cousine de Varsovie" to 1978 when she played again (and for the last time) "La Mamma", written specially for her by André Roussin, Elvire Popesco (born near Bucharest in 1894) was the undisputed queen of "Théâtre de Boulevard" (light ...

1936 Le roi de Pierre Colombier

47. Suzy Prim

Actress | Mayerling

Suzy Prim was born on October 11, 1896 in Paris, Ile-de-France, France as Suzanne Mariette Arduini. She was an actress and producer, known for Mayerling (1936), Les anges noirs (1937) and La peur (1936). She died on July 7, 1991 in Boulogne-Billancourt, Hauts-de-Seine, Île-de-France, France.

1936 Les bas-fonds de Jean Renoir

48. Viviane Romance

Actress | La maison du Maltais

Strikingly beautiful French leading lady (Miss Paris of 1930) who first appeared on stage at the age of 13 at the Theatre Sarah-Bernhardt, then did some modelling work and a year later joined the chorus line of the Moulin Rouge. She also performed the 'can-can' at the legendary Parisian nightclub ...

1936 La belle équipe de Julien Duvivier Best French Actress in Supporting Role 1936

49. Nadia Sibirskaïa

Actress | Sapho

Nadia Sibirskaïa was born on September 11, 1901 in Redon, Ille-et-Vilaine, France as Germaine Marie Josèphe Lebas. She was an actress, known for Sapho (1934), Les vagabonds magnifiques (1931) and L'ironie du destin (1923). She was married to Dimitri Kirsanoff. She died on July 14, 1980 in Dinard, ...

1936 Le crime de monsieur lange de Jean Renoir

50. Arletty

Actress | The Longest Day

Before Arlette-Leonie Bathiat went to the movies she was a secretary and had posed several times as a model for different painters and photographers. In 1920 she debuted on stage at a theatre. She only began to work in movies after 1930. After World War II she was condemned to prison for having ...

1937 Désiré de Sacha Guitry

51. Marguerite Deval

Actress | Bichon

Marguerite Deval was born on September 19, 1866 in Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin, France as Marguerite Brulfer de Valcourt. She was an actress, known for Bichon (1936), Tovaritch (1935) and As Long As I Live (1946). She died on December 18, 1955 in Paris, France.

1937 Gueule d'amour de Jean Grémillon

52. Margo Lion

Actress | L'homme de nulle part

Lank and plain-looking, poker-faced and a bit starchy but looking all the more mysterious for that, Margo Lion will forever remain Jenny, the "brothel queen', in Pabst's adaptation of Bertold Brecht and Kurt Weill's immortal 'Dreigroschen Oper', singing their unforgettable song 'La fiancée du ...

1937 L'alibi de Pierre Chenal

53. Marguerite Moreno

Actress | La dame de pique

Marguerite Moreno was born on September 15, 1871 in Paris, France as Lucie Marie Marguerite Monceau. She was an actress, known for La dame de pique (1937), Les misérables (1934) and Dans une île perdue (1931). She was married to Jean Daragon and Marcel Schwob. She died on July 14, 1948...

1937 La dame de pique de Fedor Ozep

54. Line Noro

Actress | J'accuse!

Line Noro was born on February 22, 1900 in Houdelaincourt, Meuse, Lorraine, France as Aline Simone Noro. She was an actress, known for I Accuse (1938), L'assommoir (1933) and It Happened at the Inn (1943). She died on November 4, 1985 in Paris, Ile-de-France, France.

1937 Pépé le Moko de Julien Duvivier Best French Actress in Supporting Role 1937

55. Dita Parlo

Actress | La grande illusion

Dita Parlo was born on September 4, 1908 in Stettin, Pomerania, Germany as Grethe Gerda Kornstädt. She was an actress, known for La Grande Illusion (1937), Melody of the Heart (1929) and Tropennächte (1931). She was married to Frank Guetal. She died on December 12, 1971 in Paris, France.

1937 La grande illusion de Jean Renoir

56. Françoise Rosay

Actress | Le petit café

Françoise Rosay was born on April 19, 1891 in Paris, France as Françoise Bandy de Nalèche. She was an actress and writer, known for Le petit café (1931), Carnival in Flanders (1935) and He (1932). She was married to Jacques Feyder. She died on March 28, 1974 in Montgeron, Essonne, France.

1937 Drôle de drame de Marcel Carné

57. Arletty

Actress | The Longest Day

Before Arlette-Leonie Bathiat went to the movies she was a secretary and had posed several times as a model for different painters and photographers. In 1920 she debuted on stage at a theatre. She only began to work in movies after 1930. After World War II she was condemned to prison for having ...

1938 Hôtel du Nord de Marcel Carné Best French Actress in Supporting Role 1938

58. Gabrielle Dorziat

Actress | Samson

Gabrielle Dorziat was born on January 15, 1880 in Épernay, Marne, France as Marie Odile Léonie Gabrielle Sigrist. She was an actress, known for Samson (1936), Échec au roy (1945) and Act of Love (1953). She was married to Michel de Zogheb. She died on November 30, 1979 in Biarritz, ...

1938 Mollenard de Robert Siodmak

59. Marie Glory

Actress | Et Dieu... créa la femme

Marie Glory was born on March 3, 1905 in Mortagne-au-Perche, Orne, France as Raymonde Louise Marcelle Toully. She was an actress, known for ...And God Created Woman (1956), Monte Cristo (1929) and La femme idéale (1934). She died on January 24, 2009 in Cannes, Alpes-Maritimes, France.

1938 Les gens du voyage de Jacques Feyder

60. Jany Holt

Actress | Target

Jany Holt was born on May 13, 1909 in Bucharest, Romania as Ruxandra Ecaterina Vladescu Olt. She was an actress and director, known for Target (1985), Le pays sans étoiles (1946) and Non coupable (1947). She was married to Marcel Dalio. She died on October 26, 2005 in Paris, France.

1938 La tragédie impériale de Marcel L'herbier

61. Ginette Leclerc

Actress | La maison dans la dune

Ginette Leclerc was born on February 9, 1912 in Paris, France as Geneviève Lucie Menut. She was an actress, known for La maison dans la dune (1952), The Baker's Wife (1938) and Feu Mathias Pascal (1937). She was married to Lucien Leclerc. She died on January 2, 1992 in Paris.

1938 Prison sans barreaux de Léonide Moguy

62. Line Noro

Actress | J'accuse!

Line Noro was born on February 22, 1900 in Houdelaincourt, Meuse, Lorraine, France as Aline Simone Noro. She was an actress, known for I Accuse (1938), L'assommoir (1933) and It Happened at the Inn (1943). She died on November 4, 1985 in Paris, Ile-de-France, France.

1938 J'accuse! d'Abel Gance

63. Viviane Romance

Actress | La maison du Maltais

Strikingly beautiful French leading lady (Miss Paris of 1930) who first appeared on stage at the age of 13 at the Theatre Sarah-Bernhardt, then did some modelling work and a year later joined the chorus line of the Moulin Rouge. She also performed the 'can-can' at the legendary Parisian nightclub ...

1938 L'étrange monsieur Victor de Jean Grémillon

64. Arletty

Actress | The Longest Day

Before Arlette-Leonie Bathiat went to the movies she was a secretary and had posed several times as a model for different painters and photographers. In 1920 she debuted on stage at a theatre. She only began to work in movies after 1930. After World War II she was condemned to prison for having ...

1939 Le jour se lève de Marcel Carné

65. Suzanne Dantès

Actress | Le blanc et le noir

Suzanne Dantès was born on April 29, 1888 in Saint-Quentin, Aisne, France as Suzanne Havequez. She was an actress, known for Le blanc et le noir (1931), Chéri (1950) and Ploum, ploum, tra-la-la (1947). She died on July 29, 1958 in Saint-Léger-en-Yvelines, Yvelines, France.

1939 Circonstances atténuantes de Jean Boyer

66. Suzanne Desprès

Actress | Maria Chapdelaine

Suzanne Desprès was born on December 16, 1875 in Verdun, Meuse, France. She was an actress, known for Maria Chapdelaine (1934), Le carnaval des vérités (1920) and Les soeurs ennemies (1915). She was married to Lugné-Poe. She died on July 1, 1951 in Paris, France.

1939 Louise d'Abel Gance

67. Gabrielle Dorziat

Actress | Samson

Gabrielle Dorziat was born on January 15, 1880 in Épernay, Marne, France as Marie Odile Léonie Gabrielle Sigrist. She was an actress, known for Samson (1936), Échec au roy (1945) and Act of Love (1953). She was married to Michel de Zogheb. She died on November 30, 1979 in Biarritz, ...

1939 La fin du jour de Julien Duvivier

68. Paulette Dubost

Actress | La règle du jeu

Paulette Dubost was born on October 8, 1910 in Paris, France as Paulette Marie Emma Deplanque. She was an actress, known for The Rules of the Game (1939), Les vingt-huit jours de Clairette (1933) and Les mystères de Paris (1962). She was married to André Ostertag. She died on September 21, ...

1939 La règle du jeu de Jean Renoir

69. Elvire Popesco

Actress | La présidente

From 1923 when she played the lead in Louis Verneuil's "Ma cousine de Varsovie" to 1978 when she played again (and for the last time) "La Mamma", written specially for her by André Roussin, Elvire Popesco (born near Bucharest in 1894) was the undisputed queen of "Théâtre de Boulevard" (light ...

1939 Ils étaient neuf célibataires de Sacha Guitry Best French Actress in Supporting Role 1939

70. Betty Stockfeld

Actress | City of Song

Betty Stockfeld was born on January 15, 1905 in Sydney, Australia as Elizabeth Stockfield. She was an actress, known for Farewell to Love (1931), 77 Park Lane (1931) and Arènes joyeuses (1935). She was married to Aubrey St. John Edwards. She died on January 27, 1966 in Tadworth, Surrey, ...

1939 Derrière la façade de Georges Lacombe et Yves Mirande