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Micheline Cheirel (1917–2002)

Micheline Cheirel was born on April 12, 1917 in Paris, France as Micheline Truyen Leriche. She was an actress, known for Carnival in Flanders (1935), Cornered (1945) and So Dark the Night (1946). She was married to Paul Meurisse and John Loder. She died on October 25, 2002 in Antibes, Alpes-Maritimes, France. See full bio »

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Known For

Carnival in Flanders
Cornered Mme. Madeleine Jarnac
So Dark the Night
So Dark the Night Nanette Michaud
Hold Back the Dawn
Hold Back the Dawn Christine


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 1947 The Crime Doctor's Gamble
Mignon Duval Jardin
 1946 Flight to Nowhere
Dolly Lorraine, aka Countess Maria de Fresca
 1946 Devotion
Mlle. Blanche (uncredited)
 1945 Cornered
Mme. Madeleine Jarnac
 1942 I Married an Angel
Annette (uncredited)
 1942 A Close Call for Ellery Queen
Marie Dubois
 1941 Hold Back the Dawn
 1939 Feux de joie
 1937 Champs-Elysees
 1936 La belle équipe
 1936 Tarass Boulba
 1935 Carnival in Flanders
 1935 Dora Nelson
Yvonne de Moreuil

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1951: Dubbing voice in the French post-synchronized version of George Cukor's 1950 "Born yesterday" (Comment l'esprit vient aux femmes).

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