Best French Actress in Supporting Role 1940-1949

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Seven Best French Actress in Supporting Role, by years (1940-1949)

1. Micheline Francey

Actress | Vestire gli ignudi

Micheline Francey was born on October 19, 1919 in Paris, Ile-de-France, France as Micheline Henriette Françoise Gay-Bellile. She was an actress, known for Vestire gli ignudi (1954), Le joueur d'échecs (1938) and Raspoutine (1954). She was married to Pierre Bouchet de Fareins. She died on ...

1940 La charrette fantôme de Julien Duvivier Best French Actress in Supporting Role 1940

2. 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.

1940 Menaces d'Edmond T. Gréville

3. Corinne Luchaire

Actress | Prison Without Bars

Corinne Luchaire was born on February 11, 1921 in Paris, Ile-de-France, France as Rosita Christiane Yvette Luchaire. She was an actress, known for Prison Without Bars (1938), Le dernier tournant (1939) and Abbandono (1940). She was married to Guy de Voisins-Lavernière. She died on January 22, 1950 ...

1940 Cavalcade d'amour de Raymond Bernard

4. 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.

1940 La fille du puisatier de Marcel Pagnol

5. 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 ...

1940 Paradis perdu d'Abel Gance

6. Simone Simon

Actress | Cat People

Diminutive, fiery-tempered Simone Simon was born in France, but spent much of her early childhood in Madagascar, where her father managed a graphite mine. Her schooling was somewhat unsettled, her family moving from city to city (Berlin, Budapest, Turin) before finally establishing themselves in ...

1940 Cavalcade d'amour de Raymond Bernard

7. 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, ...

1940 Le président Haudecoeur de Jean Dréville

8. Sylvia Bataille

Actress | Vous n'avez rien à déclarer?

Sylvia Bataille was an acclaimed French actress, who in 1939 won Le prix Suzanne-Bianchetti, given to France's most promising actress - other winners include the great actresses Audrey Tatou, Isabelle Adjani, Geneviève Bujold, Isabelle Huppert, Simone Signoret. Bataille acted in Renoir's Crime of ...

1941 L'enfer des anges de Christian-Jaque

9. Blanchette Brunoy

Actress | La bête humaine

Blanchette Brunoy was born on October 5, 1915 in Paris, France as Blanche Bilhaud. She was an actress, known for La bête humaine (1938), It Happened at the Inn (1943) and Le voyageur sans bagages (1944). She was married to Maurice Maillot and Robert Hommet. She died on April 4, 2005 in ...

1941 Le briseur de chaînes de Jean-Daniel Norman

10. Marie-Hélène Dasté

Actress | Le comte de Monte Cristo, 1ère époque: Edmond Dantès

Marie-Hélène Dasté was born on December 2, 1902 in Lyngly, Denmark as Marie-Hélène Copeau. She was an actress and costume designer, known for The Count of Monte Cristo (1943), Katia (1938) and End of Desire (1958). She was married to Jean Dasté. She died on August 28, 1994 in Beaune, Côte-d'Or, ...

1941 L'assassinat du père Noël de Christian-Jaque

11. Suzy Delair

Actress | L'assassin habite... au 21

Prototype of the sexy cheeky French lady, Suzy Delair was discovered by Henri-Georges Clouzot, who became her companion and gave her two memorable roles : Mila Malou, inspector Wens' unbearable girlfriend in two films, Le dernier des six (1941), which he wrote, and L'assassin habite... au 21 (1942),...

1941 Le dernier des six de Georges Lacombe

12. Jacqueline Delubac

Actress | Les perles de la couronne

Jacqueline Delubac was born on May 27, 1907 in Lyon, Rhône, France as Isabelle Jacqueline Basset. She was an actress, known for The Pearls of the Crown (1937), Faisons un rêve... (1936) and Désiré (1937). She was married to Myran Eknayan and Sacha Guitry. She died on October 14,...

1941 Volpone de Maurice Tourneur

13. 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.

1941 L'empreinte du Dieu de Léonide Moguy Best French Actress in Supporting Role 1941

14. Madeleine Renaud

Actress | Le plaisir

Madeleine Renaud was born on February 21, 1900 in Paris, Ile-de-France, France as Lucie Madeleine Renaud. She was an actress, known for Le Plaisir (1952), The Longest Day (1962) and Stormy Waters (1941). She was married to Jean-Louis Barrault and Charles Granval. She died on September 23, 1994 in ...

1941 Remorques de Jean Grémillon

15. Louise Carletti

Actress | Une fille à croquer

Louise Carletti was born on February 27, 1922 in Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France as Luisa Armida Paola Carboni. She was an actress, known for Une fille à croquer (1951), L'ennemi sans visage (1946) and L'enfer des anges (1941). She was married to Raoul André. ...

1942 Macao, l'enfer du jeu de Jean Delannoy

16. Suzy Delair

Actress | L'assassin habite... au 21

Prototype of the sexy cheeky French lady, Suzy Delair was discovered by Henri-Georges Clouzot, who became her companion and gave her two memorable roles : Mila Malou, inspector Wens' unbearable girlfriend in two films, Le dernier des six (1941), which he wrote, and L'assassin habite... au 21 (1942),...

1942 L'assassin habite au 21 d'Henri-Georges Clouzot Best French Actress in Supporting Role 1942

17. Lise Delamare

Actress | Le capitan

Lise Delamare was born on April 9, 1913 in Colombes, Seine [now Seine-Saint-Denis, Île-de-France], France as Jolyse Effrey Jeanne Delamare. She was an actress, known for Captain Blood (1960), Wicked Duchess (1942) and La Marseillaise (1938). She was married to Tony Taffin. She died on July 25, 2006...

1942 La symphonie fantastique de Christian-Jaque

18. Meg Lemonnier

Actress | Un soir de réveillon

Meg Lemonnier was born on May 15, 1905 in London, England as Marguerite Gabrielle Clarte. She was an actress, known for Un soir de réveillon (1933), He Is Charming (1932) and Une faible femme (1933). She died on June 12, 1988 in Clichy-la-Garenne, Hauts-de-Seine, France.

1942 Boléro de Jean Boyer

19. 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...

1942 La loi du Nord de Jacques Feyder

20. 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.

1942 Le bienfaiteur de Henri Decoin

21. Simone Renant

Actress | Quai des Orfèvres

Simone Renant was born on March 19, 1911 in Amiens, Somme, France as Georgette Simone Alexine Buigny. She was an actress, known for Quai des Orfèvres (1947), That Man from Rio (1964) and The Adventures of Remi (1958). She was married to Alexandre Mnouchkine, Christian-Jaque, Charles Gombault...

1942 Lettres d'amour de Claude Autant-Lara

22. 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, ...

1943 Le voyageur de la Toussaint de Louis Daquin

23. 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.

1943 Les anges du péché de Robert Bresson

24. Germaine Kerjean

Actress | Goupi mains rouges

Germaine Kerjean was born on July 22, 1893 in Le Havre, Seine-Inférieure [now Seine-Maritime], France as Germaine Charlotte Rose Chapelle. She is known for her work on It Happened at the Inn (1943), The Affairs of Messalina (1951) and Les mystères de Paris (1943). She died on May 6, 1975 in ...

1943 Les mystères de Paris de Jacques de Baroncelli

25. 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 ...

1943 Le corbeau de Henri-Georges Clouzot

26. 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...

1943 Douce de Claude Autant-Lara Best French Actress in Supporting Role 1943

27. 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.

1943 Goupi mains rouges de Jacques Becker

28. Sylvie

Actress | La vieille dame indigne

Sylvie was born on January 3, 1883 in Paris, France as Louise Pauline Mainguené. She was an actress, known for La vieille dame indigne (1965), Ulysses (1954) and The Adultress (1953). She died on January 5, 1970 in Compiègne, Oise, France.

1943 Les anges du péché de Robert Bresson

29. Janine Darcey

Actress | Du rififi chez les hommes

Janine Darcey was born on January 14, 1917 in Asnières, Seine [now Asnières-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine], France as Janine Renée Casaubon. She was an actress, known for Rififi (1955), French Without Tears (1940) and The Favour, the Watch and the Very Big Fish (1991). She was married to Gérard Landry ...

1944 Le carrefour des enfants perdus de Léo Joannon

30. 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.

1944 Le voyageur sans bagages de Jean Anouilh

31. Germaine Kerjean

Actress | Goupi mains rouges

Germaine Kerjean was born on July 22, 1893 in Le Havre, Seine-Inférieure [now Seine-Maritime], France as Germaine Charlotte Rose Chapelle. She is known for her work on It Happened at the Inn (1943), The Affairs of Messalina (1951) and Les mystères de Paris (1943). She died on May 6, 1975 in ...

1944 Cécile est morte de Maurice Tourneur

32. Yolande Laffon

Actress | Mayerling

Yolande Laffon was born on August 24, 1895 in Paris, France as Yolande Chamoux. She was an actress, known for Mayerling (1936), Les mystères de Paris (1943) and Gigi (1949). She died on December 15, 1992 in Louveciennes, Yvelines, France.

1944 La vie de plaisir d'Albert Valentin

33. Marcelle Praince

Actress | Le père Goriot

Marcelle Praince was born on June 9, 1882 in Vigeois, Corrèze, France as Célestine Cardi. She was an actress, known for Le père Goriot (1945), Le mystérieux Monsieur Sylvain (1947) and Sapho (1934). She was married to Henri Prinz. She died on October 26, 1969 in Maisons-Laffitte, ...

1944 Les petites du Quai aux fleurs de Marc Allégret

34. 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.

1944 La Malibran de Sacha Guitry Best French Actress in Supporting Role 1944

35. Sylvie

Actress | La vieille dame indigne

Sylvie was born on January 3, 1883 in Paris, France as Louise Pauline Mainguené. She was an actress, known for La vieille dame indigne (1965), Ulysses (1954) and The Adultress (1953). She died on January 5, 1970 in Compiègne, Oise, France.

1944 Le voyageur sans bagages de Jean Anouilh

36. Lucienne Bogaert

Actress | Les dames du Bois de Boulogne

Lucienne Bogaert was born on January 6, 1892 in Caudry, Nord, France as Lucienne Jeanne Gabrielle Lefebvre. She was an actress, known for Les dames du Bois de Boulogne (1945), Les papiers d'Aspern (1971) and Safari diamants (1966). She died on February 4, 1983 in Montrouge, Hauts-de-Seine, France.

1945 Les dames du bois de Boulogne de Robert Bresson

37. María Casares

Actress | Les enfants du paradis

María Casares was born on November 21, 1922 in A Coruña, Galicia, Spain as María Victoria Casares Pérez. She was an actress, known for Children of Paradise (1945), La Chartreuse de Parme (1948) and Les chevaliers de la table ronde (1990). She was married to André Schlesser. She died on November 22,...

1945 Les enfants du paradis de Marcel Carné Best French Actress in Supporting Role 1945

38. Suzy Delair

Actress | L'assassin habite... au 21

Prototype of the sexy cheeky French lady, Suzy Delair was discovered by Henri-Georges Clouzot, who became her companion and gave her two memorable roles : Mila Malou, inspector Wens' unbearable girlfriend in two films, Le dernier des six (1941), which he wrote, and L'assassin habite... au 21 (1942),...

1945 La vie de bohème de Marcel L'herbier

39. Elina Labourdette

Actress | Les dames du Bois de Boulogne

Elina Labourdette was born on May 21, 1919 in Paris, Ile-de-France, France as Elina Janine Alice Henri-Labourdette. She was an actress, known for Les dames du Bois de Boulogne (1945), Lola (1961) and Vacances en enfer (1961). She was married to Louis Pauwels. She died on September 30, 2014 in Le ...

1945 Les dames du bois de Boulogne de Robert Bresson

40. Suzet Maïs

Actress | Le père Goriot

Suzet Maïs was born on January 31, 1908 in Paris, France as Suzette Charlotte Marie Mathilde Roux. She was an actress, known for Le père Goriot (1945), Angel and Sinner (1945) and Rivaux de la piste (1933). She died on January 24, 1989 in Aix-en-Provence, Bouches-du-Rhône, France.

1945 Boule de suif de Christian-Jaque

41. 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.

1945 Untel Père et fils de Julien Duvivier

42. Madeleine Robinson

Actress | À double tour

Madeleine Robinson was born on November 5, 1917 in Paris, France as Madeleine Yvonne Svoboda. She was an actress, known for Leda (1959), Les frères Bouquinquant (1948) and Une si jolie petite plage (1949). She was married to Guillaume Amestoy and Robert Dalban. She died on August 1, 2004 in ...

1945 Sortilèges de Christian-Jaque

43. Andrée Clément

Actress | Macadam

Andrée Clément was born on August 7, 1918 in Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France as Andrée Louise Boyer. She was an actress, known for Macadam (1946), Devil's Daughter (1946) and Pastoral Symphony (1946). She died on May 31, 1954 in Paris, Ile-de-France, France.

1946 Macadam de Marcel Blistène

44. Renée Devillers

Actress | Lunegarde

Renée Devillers was born on October 9, 1902 in Paris, France as Renée Blanche Deteix. She was an actress, known for Lunegarde (1946), The Game of Love (1954) and Therese (1962). She died on August 5, 2000 in Lagny-sur-Marne, Seine-et-Marne, France.

1946 Roger la honte d'André Cayatte

45. 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, ...

1946 Adieu chérie de Raymond Bernard

46. 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 ...

1946 Martin Roumagnac de Georges Lacombe

47. 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...

1946 Un revenant de Christian-Jaque Best French Actress in Supporting Role 1946

48. 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.

1946 La symphonie pastorale de Jean Delannoy

49. Sylvie

Actress | La vieille dame indigne

Sylvie was born on January 3, 1883 in Paris, France as Louise Pauline Mainguené. She was an actress, known for La vieille dame indigne (1965), Ulysses (1954) and The Adultress (1953). She died on January 5, 1970 in Compiègne, Oise, France.

1946 Le pays sans étoiles de Georges Lacombe

50. Lise Delamare

Actress | Le capitan

Lise Delamare was born on April 9, 1913 in Colombes, Seine [now Seine-Saint-Denis, Île-de-France], France as Jolyse Effrey Jeanne Delamare. She was an actress, known for Captain Blood (1960), Wicked Duchess (1942) and La Marseillaise (1938). She was married to Tony Taffin. She died on July 25, 2006...

1947 Monsieur Vincent de Maurice Cloche

51. Nane Germon

Actress | La cité des enfants perdus

Nane Germon was born on June 10, 1909 in Paris, France as Germaine Hélène Nannon Boesen. She was an actress, known for The City of Lost Children (1995), Le malade imaginaire (1934) and Vautrin the Thief (1943). She was married to Constantin Morskoï. She died on March 6, 2001 in Asnières-sur-Seine, ...

1947 Le café du cadran de Jean Gehret

52. Denise Grey

Actress | La boum 2

Denise Grey was born on September 17, 1896 in Chatillon, Valle d'Aosta, Italy as Jeanne Marie Laurentine Edouardine Verthuy. She was an actress, known for La boum 2 (1982), The Party (1980) and Devil in the Flesh (1947). She died on January 13, 1996 in Paris, Ile-de-France, France.

1947 Le diable au corps de Claude Autant-Lara

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...

1947 Les jeux sont faits de Jean Delannoy

54. Annette Poivre

Actress | Moumou

Annette Poivre was born on June 24, 1917 in Paris, Ile-de-France, France as Paule Marie Jeanne Perron. She was an actress, known for Moumou (1951), Joy House (1964) and Quai des Orfèvres (1947). She was married to Raymond Bussières. She died on June 2, 1988 in Paris.

1947 Antoine et Antoinette de Jacques Becker

55. Simone Renant

Actress | Quai des Orfèvres

Simone Renant was born on March 19, 1911 in Amiens, Somme, France as Georgette Simone Alexine Buigny. She was an actress, known for Quai des Orfèvres (1947), That Man from Rio (1964) and The Adventures of Remi (1958). She was married to Alexandre Mnouchkine, Christian-Jaque, Charles Gombault...

1947 Quai des orfèvres de Henri-Georges Clouzot Best French Actress in Supporting Role 1947

56. Sylvie

Actress | La vieille dame indigne

Sylvie was born on January 3, 1883 in Paris, France as Louise Pauline Mainguené. She was an actress, known for La vieille dame indigne (1965), Ulysses (1954) and The Adultress (1953). She died on January 5, 1970 in Compiègne, Oise, France.

1947 Pour une nuit d'amour d'Edmond T. Gréville

57. Yvonne de Bray

Actress | Gigi

Yvonne de Bray was born on May 12, 1887 in Paris, Ile-de-France, France as Yvonne Laurence Blanche de Bray. She was an actress, known for Gigi (1949), Chéri (1950) and L'éternel retour (1943). She died on February 1, 1954 in Paris.

1948 Les parents terribles de Jean Cocteau

58. Berthe Bovy

Actress | Le joueur

Berthe Bovy was born on January 6, 1887 in Liege, Belgium as Berthe Marguerite Jeanne Bovy. She was an actress, known for Le joueur (1938), La reine Margot (1910) and The Cupboard Was Bare (1948). She was married to Pierre Fresnay. She died on February 26, 1977 in Montgeron, Essonne, Île-de-France,...

1948 L'armoire volante de Carlo-Rim

59. Renée Devillers

Actress | Lunegarde

Renée Devillers was born on October 9, 1902 in Paris, France as Renée Blanche Deteix. She was an actress, known for Lunegarde (1946), The Game of Love (1954) and Therese (1962). She died on August 5, 2000 in Lagny-sur-Marne, Seine-et-Marne, France.

1948 Les dernières vacances de Roger Leenhardt

60. 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, ...

1948 Les parents terribles de Jean Cocteau Best French Actress in Supporting Role 1948

61. Jane Marken

Actress | La dame aux camélias

Jane Marken was born on January 13, 1895 in Paris, Ile-de-France, France as Jeanne Berthe Adolphine Crabbe. She was an actress, known for La dame aux camélias (1934), Lovers of Paris (1957) and Le miroir à deux faces (1958). She died on December 1, 1976 in Paris.

1948 Dédée d'Anvers d'Yves Allégret

62. Maximilienne

Actress | L'homme de nulle part

In his sketches, popular French comedian'Fernand Raynaud' was often bullied by a self-righteous sharp-tongued spinster called Mademoiselle Lelongbec, the parish organist. Tall, lean and unattractive, Maximilenne (born Henriette Genty in 1884) seemed born to play the part and she WAS the obvious ...

1948 Clochemerle de Pierre Chenal

63. Annette Poivre

Actress | Moumou

Annette Poivre was born on June 24, 1917 in Paris, Ile-de-France, France as Paule Marie Jeanne Perron. She was an actress, known for Moumou (1951), Joy House (1964) and Quai des Orfèvres (1947). She was married to Raymond Bussières. She died on June 2, 1988 in Paris.

1948 Les amoureux sont seuls au monde de Henri Decoin

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 ...

1949 Portrait d'un assassin de Bernard Roland

65. Yvonne de Bray

Actress | Gigi

Yvonne de Bray was born on May 12, 1887 in Paris, Ile-de-France, France as Yvonne Laurence Blanche de Bray. She was an actress, known for Gigi (1949), Chéri (1950) and L'éternel retour (1943). She died on February 1, 1954 in Paris.

1949 Gigi de Jacqueline Audry

66. 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.

1949 Au grand balcon de Henri Decoin

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, ...

1949 Manon de Henri-Georges Clouzot

68. Ludmilla Pitoëff

Actress | Le puritain

Ludmilla Pitoëff was born on December 25, 1895 in Tiflis, Russian Empire as Ludmilla Smanov. She was an actress, known for Le puritain (1938), Hatred (1938) and Whirlwind of Paris (1939). She died on September 15, 1951 in Rueil-Malmaison, Seine [now Hauts-de-Seine], France.

1949 Les eaux troubles de Henri Calef

69. 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.

1949 Au royaume des cieux de Julien Duvivier Best French Actress in Supporting Role 1949

70. Sylvie

Actress | La vieille dame indigne

Sylvie was born on January 3, 1883 in Paris, France as Louise Pauline Mainguené. She was an actress, known for La vieille dame indigne (1965), Ulysses (1954) and The Adultress (1953). She died on January 5, 1970 in Compiègne, Oise, France.

1949 Pattes blanches de Jean Grémillon