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María Casares (1922–1996)


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), Orpheus (1950) and Les dames du Bois de Boulogne (1945). She was married to André Schlesser. She died on November 22, 1996 in La Vergne, Charente-Maritime, France. See full bio »

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Known For

Children of Paradise
(1945)
Orpheus
Orpheus The Princess - Death
(1950)
Guernica
Guernica Récitante / Narrator
(1951)

Filmography

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 1995 Someone Else's America
Alonso's Mother
 1990 Les chevaliers de la table ronde
Viviane (as María Casarès)
 1989 Monte bajo
 1989 Les nuits révolutionnaires (TV Mini-Series)
La Murène
 1988 La lectrice
General's Widow (as Maria Casarès)
 1988 Sand and Blood
Dolores
 1985 Blanche et Marie
Louise
 1985 Les bonnes (TV Movie)
Madame (as Maria Casarès)
 1981 Peer Gynt (TV Movie)
Ase, la mère
 1980 Cinéma 16 (TV Series)
Le docteur Burns
- Irène et sa folie (1980) ... Le docteur Burns
 1977 L'adieu nu
Victoria
 1975 L'île des chèvres (TV Movie)
Agata
 1974 Flavia
Sister Agatha
 1964 La reine verte (TV Movie)
 1963 Hieronymus Bosch (Short)
Récitante / Narrator (voice)
 1963 Teatro Trece (TV Series)
- Yerma (1963)
 1963 Yerma (TV Movie)
Yerma
 1960 Testament of Orpheus
La princesse / The Princess (uncredited)
 1959 Macbeth (TV Movie)
Lady Macbeth
 1956 Énigmes de l'histoire (TV Series)
 1954 Le jardins du Seigneur (Short)
Récitante / Narrator (voice)
 1951 Ombre et lumière
Caroline Bessier
 1951 Guernica (Short)
Récitante / Narrator (voice, as María Casarès)
 1950 L'homme qui revient de loin
Marthe Saint-Firmin
 1950 Orpheus
The Princess - Death
 1949 Kean (TV Movie)
Anna
 1948 Wench
Carmelle (as Maria Casarès)
 1947 L'amour autour de la maison
Thérèse
 1947 La septième porte
Léila
 1945 Children of Paradise
Nathalie (as Maria Casarès)
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Alternate Names:

Maria Casares | Maria Casarès | María Casarès
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She published her autobiography, Résidente privilégiée (Privileged Resident) in 1980, in which she discusses her 16-year affair with Camus. See more »

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