Best French Actress in Supporting Role 1940-1949

Seven Best French Actress in Supporting Role, by years (1940-1949)
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“ 1940 La charrette fantôme de Julien Duvivier
Best French Actress in Supporting Role 1940 ” - guillaume836076
 
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“ 1940 Menaces d'Edmond T. Gréville ” - guillaume836076
 
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“ 1940 Cavalcade d'amour de Raymond Bernard ” - guillaume836076
 
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“ 1940 La fille du puisatier de Marcel Pagnol ” - guillaume836076
 
5.
Elvire Popesco
Actress, Purple Noon
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 comedies)...
“ 1940 Paradis perdu d'Abel Gance ” - guillaume836076
 
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 Paris in 1930...
“ 1940 Cavalcade d'amour de Raymond Bernard ” - guillaume836076
 
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“ 1940 Le président Haudecoeur de Jean Dréville ” - guillaume836076
 
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Sylvia Bataille
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 Monsieur Lange, and A Day in the Country...
“ 1941 L'enfer des anges de Christian-Jaque ” - guillaume836076
 
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“ 1941 Le briseur de chaînes de Jean-Daniel Norman ” - guillaume836076
 
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“ 1941 L'assassinat du père Noël de Christian-Jaque ” - guillaume836076
 
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Suzy Delair
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, The Last One of the Six, which he wrote, and The Murderer Lives at Number 21, which he penned and directed; and the mythical one of Jenny Lamour...
“ 1941 Le dernier des six de Georges Lacombe ” - guillaume836076
 
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“ 1941 Volpone de Maurice Tourneur ” - guillaume836076
 
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“ 1941 L'empreinte du Dieu de Léonide Moguy
Best French Actress in Supporting Role 1941 ” - guillaume836076
 
14.
“ 1941 Remorques de Jean Grémillon ” - guillaume836076
 
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“ 1942 Macao, l'enfer du jeu de Jean Delannoy ” - guillaume836076
 
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Suzy Delair
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, The Last One of the Six, which he wrote, and The Murderer Lives at Number 21, which he penned and directed; and the mythical one of Jenny Lamour...
“ 1942 L'assassin habite au 21 d'Henri-Georges Clouzot
Best French Actress in Supporting Role 1942 ” - guillaume836076
 
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“ 1942 La symphonie fantastique de Christian-Jaque ” - guillaume836076
 
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“ 1942 Boléro de Jean Boyer ” - guillaume836076
 
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Arlette Marchal
Actress, Wings
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 ” - guillaume836076
 
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“ 1942 Le bienfaiteur de Henri Decoin ” - guillaume836076
 
21.
“ 1942 Lettres d'amour de Claude Autant-Lara ” - guillaume836076
 
22.
“ 1943 Le voyageur de la Toussaint de Louis Daquin ” - guillaume836076
 
23.
Jany Holt
Actress, Gervaise
“ 1943 Les anges du péché de Robert Bresson ” - guillaume836076
 
24.
“ 1943 Les mystères de Paris de Jacques de Baroncelli ” - guillaume836076
 
25.
Héléna Manson
Actress, Le corbeau
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 Conservatoire...
“ 1943 Le corbeau de Henri-Georges Clouzot ” - guillaume836076
 
26.
“ 1943 Douce de Claude Autant-Lara
Best French Actress in Supporting Role 1943 ” - guillaume836076
 
27.
“ 1943 Goupi mains rouges de Jacques Becker ” - guillaume836076
 
28.
“ 1943 Les anges du péché de Robert Bresson ” - guillaume836076
 
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“ 1944 Le carrefour des enfants perdus de Léo Joannon ” - guillaume836076
 
30.
“ 1944 Le voyageur sans bagages de Jean Anouilh ” - guillaume836076
 
31.
“ 1944 Cécile est morte de Maurice Tourneur ” - guillaume836076
 
32.
“ 1944 La vie de plaisir d'Albert Valentin ” - guillaume836076
 
33.
“ 1944 Les petites du Quai aux fleurs de Marc Allégret ” - guillaume836076
 
34.
“ 1944 La Malibran de Sacha Guitry
Best French Actress in Supporting Role 1944 ” - guillaume836076
 
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“ 1944 Le voyageur sans bagages de Jean Anouilh ” - guillaume836076
 
36.
“ 1945 Les dames du bois de Boulogne de Robert Bresson ” - guillaume836076
 
37.
“ 1945 Les enfants du paradis de Marcel Carné
Best French Actress in Supporting Role 1945 ” - guillaume836076
 
38.
Suzy Delair
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, The Last One of the Six, which he wrote, and The Murderer Lives at Number 21, which he penned and directed; and the mythical one of Jenny Lamour...
“ 1945 La vie de bohème de Marcel L'herbier ” - guillaume836076
 
39.
“ 1945 Les dames du bois de Boulogne de Robert Bresson ” - guillaume836076
 
40.
Suzet Maïs
Actress, Utopia
“ 1945 Boule de suif de Christian-Jaque ” - guillaume836076
 
41.
“ 1945 Untel Père et fils de Julien Duvivier ” - guillaume836076
 
42.
“ 1945 Sortilèges de Christian-Jaque ” - guillaume836076
 
43.
“ 1946 Macadam de Marcel Blistène ” - guillaume836076
 
44.
“ 1946 Roger la honte d'André Cayatte ” - guillaume836076
 
45.
“ 1946 Adieu chérie de Raymond Bernard ” - guillaume836076
 
46.
Margo Lion
Actress, Lola
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 pirate'...
“ 1946 Martin Roumagnac de Georges Lacombe ” - guillaume836076
 
47.
“ 1946 Un revenant de Christian-Jaque
Best French Actress in Supporting Role 1946 ” - guillaume836076
 
48.
“ 1946 La symphonie pastorale de Jean Delannoy ” - guillaume836076
 
49.
“ 1946 Le pays sans étoiles de Georges Lacombe ” - guillaume836076
 
50.
“ 1947 Monsieur Vincent de Maurice Cloche ” - guillaume836076
 
51.
“ 1947 Le café du cadran de Jean Gehret ” - guillaume836076
 
52.
“ 1947 Le diable au corps de Claude Autant-Lara ” - guillaume836076
 
53.
“ 1947 Les jeux sont faits de Jean Delannoy ” - guillaume836076
 
54.
“ 1947 Antoine et Antoinette de Jacques Becker ” - guillaume836076
 
55.
“ 1947 Quai des orfèvres de Henri-Georges Clouzot
Best French Actress in Supporting Role 1947 ” - guillaume836076
 
56.
“ 1947 Pour une nuit d'amour d'Edmond T. Gréville ” - guillaume836076
 
57.
“ 1948 Les parents terribles de Jean Cocteau ” - guillaume836076
 
58.
“ 1948 L'armoire volante de Carlo-Rim ” - guillaume836076
 
59.
“ 1948 Les dernières vacances de Roger Leenhardt ” - guillaume836076
 
60.
“ 1948 Les parents terribles de Jean Cocteau
Best French Actress in Supporting Role 1948 ” - guillaume836076
 
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“ 1948 Dédée d'Anvers d'Yves Allégret ” - guillaume836076
 
62.
Maximilienne
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 choice for director Robert Darène when...
“ 1948 Clochemerle de Pierre Chenal ” - guillaume836076
 
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“ 1948 Les amoureux sont seuls au monde de Henri Decoin ” - guillaume836076
 
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Arletty
On leaving school, Arletty worked in a factory before becoming a model. She made her music-hall debut in 1918 and continued to appear on the stage until the early 1930's. Arletty rarely received top billing although she outshone the lead actors in most of her films, notably the popular classics Hotel du Nord and Le Jour se Leve...
“ 1949 Portrait d'un assassin de Bernard Roland ” - guillaume836076
 
65.
“ 1949 Gigi de Jacqueline Audry ” - guillaume836076
 
66.
“ 1949 Au grand balcon de Henri Decoin ” - guillaume836076
 
67.
“ 1949 Manon de Henri-Georges Clouzot ” - guillaume836076
 
68.
“ 1949 Les eaux troubles de Henri Calef ” - guillaume836076
 
69.
“ 1949 Au royaume des cieux de Julien Duvivier
Best French Actress in Supporting Role 1949 ” - guillaume836076
 
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“ 1949 Pattes blanches de Jean Grémillon ” - guillaume836076