Best French Actress in Supporting Role 1960-1969

Seven Best French Actress in Supporting Role by years (1960-1969)
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“ 1960 Tirez sur le pianiste de François Truffaut ” - guillaume836076
 
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“ 1960 Le baron de l'écluse de Jean Delannoy ” - guillaume836076
 
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Micheline Presle
Dark-haired, Paris-born Micheline Presle (better known in the States as Micheline Prelle) was the daughter of a businessman and took acting classes as a teen. She was discovered by Georg Wilhelm Pabst and cast in Girls in Distress (Young Girls in Distress) and Four Flights to Love in which she played a dual role...
“ 1960 Une fille pour l'été d'Edouard Molinaro ” - guillaume836076
 
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“ 1960 Le dialogue des Carmélites de Philippe Agostini ” - guillaume836076
 
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“ 1960 Les yeux sans visage de Georges Franju ” - guillaume836076
 
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Alida Valli
Actress, The Third Man
Enigmatic, dark-haired foreign import Alida Valli was dubbed "The Next Garbo" but didn't live up to postwar expectations despite her cool, patrician beauty, remote allure and significant talent. Born in Pola, Italy (now Croatia), on May 3, 1921, the daughter of a Tridentine journalist and professor and an Istrian homemaker...
“ 1960 Le dialogue des Carmélites de Philippe Agostini
Best French Actress in Supporting Role 1960 ” - guillaume836076
 
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Rosy Varte
Actress, Maguy
“ 1960 Fortunat d'Alex Joffé ” - guillaume836076
 
8.
“ 1961 Le président de Henri Verneuil
Best French Actress in Supporting Role 1961 ” - guillaume836076
 
9.
“ 1961 Lola de Jacques Demy ” - guillaume836076
 
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“ 1961 La mort de Belle d'Edouard Molinaro ” - guillaume836076
 
11.
“ 1961 La princesse de Clèves de Jean Delannoy ” - guillaume836076
 
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Micheline Presle
Dark-haired, Paris-born Micheline Presle (better known in the States as Micheline Prelle) was the daughter of a businessman and took acting classes as a teen. She was discovered by Georg Wilhelm Pabst and cast in Girls in Distress (Young Girls in Distress) and Four Flights to Love in which she played a dual role...
“ 1961 Les grandes personnes de Jean Valère ” - guillaume836076
 
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“ 1961 La fille aux yeux d'or de Jean-Gabriel Albicocco ” - guillaume836076
 
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“ 1961 Le cave se rebiffe de Gilles Grangier ” - guillaume836076
 
15.
Nicole Courcel
Nicole Courcel was born Nicole Marie-Anne Andrieux, the daughter of a journalist, in the Parisian suburb of Saint Cloud. Some of her early childhood was spent in Catholic boarding schools (an unhappy experience) and with her grandmother (much happier) in the small township of Martel (renowned for its truffles)...
“ 1962 Les dimanches de Ville d'Avray de Serge Bourguignon ” - guillaume836076
 
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Suzanne Flon
Actress, The Train
Opulent French actress Suzanne Flon, who came from humble beginnings, evolved into a luminous stage and film star whose career lasted five decades. She was born near Paris, the daughter of a railway worker and a seamstress and at school developed an interest in writing poetry. Following high school she worked as an English interpreter at Au Printemps...
“ 1962 Un singe en hiver de Henri Verneuil ” - guillaume836076
 
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“ 1962 Léviathan de Léonard Kiegel ” - guillaume836076
 
18.
Romy Schneider
Actress, Sissi
Romy Schneider was born on 23 September 1938 in Vienna, Austria into a family of actors. Making her film debut at the age of 15, her breakthrough came two years later in the very popular trilogy Sissi. Her mother, supervising her daughter's career, immediately approved Romy's participation in Christine...
“ 1962 Le procès d'Orson Welles
Best French Actress in Supporting Role 1962 ” - guillaume836076
 
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“ 1962 Thérèse Desqueyroux de Georges Franju ” - guillaume836076
 
20.
Alexandra Stewart
Actress, Day for Night
Alexandra Stewart was born in Quebec in 1939 and went to Paris in 1958 to study art. Less than one year later, she appeared in her first feature film, The Motorcycle Cops. In her long career, she has appeared in many films, including: Otto Preminger's Exodus, Louis Malle's The Fire Within (aka The Fire Within) and Black Moon (Stewart has a child by Malle)...
“ 1962 Climats de Stellio Lorenzi ” - guillaume836076
 
21.
Odile Versois
Docile, delicately beautiful, light-haired Parisian actress Odile Versois was born Katiana de Poliakoff-Baidaroff on June 14, 1930, the second of four Poliakoff sisters, all of whom became renown actresses in their own right. From an artistic family (her father was opera singer Vladimir de Poliakoff)...
“ 1962 Cartouche de Philippe de Broca ” - guillaume836076
 
22.
“ 1963 Codine de Henri Colpi ” - guillaume836076
 
23.
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...
“ 1963 Du mouron pour les petits oiseaux de Marcel Carné ” - guillaume836076
 
24.
Mylène Demongeot
Actress, Fantomas
Mylène Demongeot, one of the blond sex symbols of French cinema during the 1950s and 1960s, managed to overcome typecasting and survived a long hiatus before a stellar comeback in her 70s. She appeared in more than 70 films, including such classics as the Fantomas trilogy. She was born Marie-Helene Demongeot on September 29...
“ 1963 A cause, à cause d'une femme de Michel Deville ” - guillaume836076
 
25.
Suzanne Flon
Actress, The Train
Opulent French actress Suzanne Flon, who came from humble beginnings, evolved into a luminous stage and film star whose career lasted five decades. She was born near Paris, the daughter of a railway worker and a seamstress and at school developed an interest in writing poetry. Following high school she worked as an English interpreter at Au Printemps...
“ 1963 Tu ne tueras point de Claude Autant-Lara
Best French Actress in Supporting Role 1963 ” - guillaume836076
 
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Virna Lisi
Actress, Queen Margot
Italian goddess Virna Lisi was merely one of a plethora of European movie beauties who proved over the course of their long careers, that they were capable of more than just visual performances. Born in 1936 as Virna Pieralisi, she began her film career as a teenager in 1953. Cast more for her looks than talent at the onset...
“ 1963 Les bonnes causes de Christian-Jaque ” - guillaume836076
 
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“ 1963 Le jour et l'heure de René Clément ” - guillaume836076
 
28.
“ 1963 Judex de Georges Franju ” - guillaume836076
 
29.
“ 1964 Lucky Jo de Michel Deville ” - guillaume836076
 
30.
“ 1964 La peau douce de François Truffaut ” - guillaume836076
 
31.
Mylène Demongeot
Actress, Fantomas
Mylène Demongeot, one of the blond sex symbols of French cinema during the 1950s and 1960s, managed to overcome typecasting and survived a long hiatus before a stellar comeback in her 70s. She appeared in more than 70 films, including such classics as the Fantomas trilogy. She was born Marie-Helene Demongeot on September 29...
“ 1964 Fantômas d'André Hunnebelle ” - guillaume836076
 
32.
Suzanne Flon
Actress, The Train
Opulent French actress Suzanne Flon, who came from humble beginnings, evolved into a luminous stage and film star whose career lasted five decades. She was born near Paris, the daughter of a railway worker and a seamstress and at school developed an interest in writing poetry. Following high school she worked as an English interpreter at Au Printemps...
“ 1964 Le train de John Frankenheimer ” - guillaume836076
 
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Virna Lisi
Actress, Queen Margot
Italian goddess Virna Lisi was merely one of a plethora of European movie beauties who proved over the course of their long careers, that they were capable of more than just visual performances. Born in 1936 as Virna Pieralisi, she began her film career as a teenager in 1953. Cast more for her looks than talent at the onset...
“ 1964 La tulipe noire de Christian-Jaque ” - guillaume836076
 
34.
“ 1964 L'homme de Rio de Philippe de Broca ” - guillaume836076
 
35.
Anne Vernon
Gallic Actress Anne Vernon, who was born Edith Antoinette Alexandrine Vignaud in Saint-Denis, France, on January 24, 1925, is not well known outside of Europe. Following graduation from the Paris Ecole des Beaux Arts, she found work as a model and apprenticed with an advertising designer. Developing an interest in acting...
“ 1964 Les parapluies de Cherbourg de Jacques Demy
Best French Actress in Supporting Role 1964 ” - guillaume836076
 
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“ 1965 Le journal d'une femme en blanc de Claude Autant-Lara ” - guillaume836076
 
37.
Lilli Palmer
A charming, elegant, and exceedingly popular international film star with a gentle, understated beauty, actress Lilli Palmer was born as Lilli Marie Peiser on May 24, 1914, in Posen, Prussia. She was the daughter of Rose Lissman, an Austrian Jewish actress, and Alfred Peiser, a German Jewish surgeon...
“ 1965 Le tonnerre de Dieu de Denys de La Patellière ” - guillaume836076
 
38.
“ 1965 Trois chambres à Manhattan de Marcel Carné ” - guillaume836076
 
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“ 1965 La vieille dame indigne de René Allio ” - guillaume836076
 
40.
“ 1965 Piège pour Cendrillon d'André Cayatte
Best French Actress in Supporting Role 1965 ” - guillaume836076
 
41.
Alice Sapritch
Alice Sapritch was unattractive and she knew it for a fact. She nevertheless decided to become an actress, aware that she would never be the love interest of the handsome hero or play the blushing ingénue. That's the reason why she set about emphasizing her lack of glamor instead of concealing it. In these conditions...
“ 1965 Les deux orphelines de Riccardo Freda ” - guillaume836076
 
42.
“ 1965 Le chant du monde de Marcel Camus ” - guillaume836076
 
43.
“ 1966 Le roi de cœur de Philippe de Broca ” - guillaume836076
 
44.
“ 1966 Les grandes gueules de Robert Enrico ” - guillaume836076
 
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“ 1966 Le deuxième souffle de Jean-Pierre Melville ” - guillaume836076
 
46.
Mary Marquet
Mary Marquet studied acting at the Conservatoire and was encouraged by Sarah Bernhardt to become an actress. She made her stage debut in "La cathédrale" by the dramatist Eugène Morand. Her real triumph soon followed with "L'aiglon" by Edmond Rostand. She joined the Comédie Française in 1923 and was one of its most revered actress for over twenty years before being fired...
“ 1966 La vie de château de Jean-Paul Rappeneau
Best French Actress in Supporting Role 1966 ” - guillaume836076
 
47.
Lilli Palmer
A charming, elegant, and exceedingly popular international film star with a gentle, understated beauty, actress Lilli Palmer was born as Lilli Marie Peiser on May 24, 1914, in Posen, Prussia. She was the daughter of Rose Lissman, an Austrian Jewish actress, and Alfred Peiser, a German Jewish surgeon...
“ 1966 Le voyage du père de Denys de La Patellière ” - guillaume836076
 
48.
Micheline Presle
Dark-haired, Paris-born Micheline Presle (better known in the States as Micheline Prelle) was the daughter of a businessman and took acting classes as a teen. She was discovered by Georg Wilhelm Pabst and cast in Girls in Distress (Young Girls in Distress) and Four Flights to Love in which she played a dual role...
“ 1966 Le roi de cœur de Philippe de Broca ” - guillaume836076
 
49.
Anne Vernon
Gallic Actress Anne Vernon, who was born Edith Antoinette Alexandrine Vignaud in Saint-Denis, France, on January 24, 1925, is not well known outside of Europe. Following graduation from the Paris Ecole des Beaux Arts, she found work as a model and apprenticed with an advertising designer. Developing an interest in acting...
“ 1966 Roger la honte de Riccardo Freda ” - guillaume836076
 
50.
“ 1967 Le scandale de Claude Chabrol ” - guillaume836076
 
51.
“ 1967 La religieuse de Jacques Rivette
Best French Actress in Supporting Role 1967 ” - guillaume836076
 
52.
Danielle Darrieux
Actress, Persepolis
Danielle Darrieux was born in 1917 in Bordeaux, France, but raised in Paris. She was only 14 when she auditioned for a secondary role in Le bal: she got the part, and the producer offered her a five-year contract. She had her first romantic lead in La crise est finie and scored an international...
“ 1967 Les demoiselles de Rochefort de Jacques Demy ” - guillaume836076
 
53.
“ 1967 Le voleur de Louis Malle ” - guillaume836076
 
54.
Virna Lisi
Actress, Queen Margot
Italian goddess Virna Lisi was merely one of a plethora of European movie beauties who proved over the course of their long careers, that they were capable of more than just visual performances. Born in 1936 as Virna Pieralisi, she began her film career as a teenager in 1953. Cast more for her looks than talent at the onset...
“ 1967 La Vingt cinquième heure de Henri Verneuil ” - guillaume836076
 
55.
“ 1967 Belle de jour de Luis Bunuel ” - guillaume836076
 
56.
“ 1967 La religieuse de Jacques Rivette ” - guillaume836076
 
57.
“ 1968 Benjamin ou les mémoires d'un puceau de Michel Deville ” - guillaume836076
 
58.
Dany Carrel
Dany Carrel was born Yvonne Suzanne Chazelles du Chaxel on September 20, 1932 in Tourane, Annam, French Indochina. The illegitimate daughter of a French expatriate father and a Vietnamese mother, Carrel initially grew up in Indochina prior to be taken away at age three from her biological mother by the wife of her father and sent to France...
“ 1968 Le pacha de Georges Lautner ” - guillaume836076
 
59.
“ 1968 Je t'aime, je t'aime d'Alain Resnais ” - guillaume836076
 
60.
Marlène Jobert
Jobert was born in 1940 in Algeria. She studied drama and fine art in Paris, made her acting debut on the stage in 1963 and secured her first film role in Louis Malle's The Thief of Paris in 1966. Her big break came with her casting as "Elisabeth" in Jean-Luc Godard's Masculin Féminin, in which she performed alongside Brigitte Bardot and Jean-Pierre Léaud...
“ 1968 Alexandre le bienheureux d'Yves Robert ” - guillaume836076
 
61.
Marie-France Pisier
Marie-France first came to the fore as an actress of the Nouvelle Vague movement in the 1960's. She had spent her early childhood in French Indochina, where her father was employed as colonial governor, but the family moved to Paris when she was twelve. Just five years later, she was spotted by a casting director...
“ 1968 L'écume des jours de Charles Belmont ” - guillaume836076
 
62.
“ 1968 Benjamin, ou les mémoires d'un puceau de Michel Deville ” - guillaume836076
 
63.
Delphine Seyrig
Delphine was born in Beirut on the 10th April 1932 into an intellectual Protestant family. Her Alsatian father, Henri Seyrig, was the director of the Archaeological Institute and later France's cultural attaché in New York during World War Two. Her Swiss mother, Hermine De Saussure, was an adept of Rousseau's theories...
“ 1968 Baisers volés de François Truffaut
Best French Actress in Supporting Role 1968 ” - guillaume836076
 
64.
“ 1969 Clérambard d'Yves Robert ” - guillaume836076
 
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“ 1969 Le gendarme se marie de Jean Girault ” - guillaume836076
 
66.
Clotilde Joano
Actress, Z
“ 1969 Le diable par la queue de Philippe de Broca ” - guillaume836076
 
67.
“ 1969 La Fiancée du pirate de Nelly Kaplan ” - guillaume836076
 
68.
Maria Schell
Actress, Superman
Maria Schell studied in a religious institution in Colmar (Haut-Rhin, France). She received a dramatic training in Zurich, Switzerland. To pay her studies, she was a secretary there. Besides being a film star; Maria appeared in plays in Zurich, Basel, in Vienna (Josefstad Theater), Berlin, Munich (Kammerspiel Theater)...
“ 1969 Le diable par la queue de Philippe de Broca ” - guillaume836076
 
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Simone Signoret
Actress, Diabolique
The face of Simone Signoret on the Paris Metro movie posters in March 1982 looked even older than her 61 years. She was still a box office draw, but the film, L'étoile du Nord, would be her last theatrical release. She played the landlady. Signoret had a long film apprenticeship during World War II, mostly as an extra and occasionally getting to speak a single line...
“ 1969 L'armée des ombres de Jean-Pierre Melville
Best French Actress in Supporting Role 1969 ” - guillaume836076
 
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Rosy Varte
Actress, Maguy
“ 1969 Mon oncle Benjamin d'Edouard Molinaro ” - guillaume836076