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Date of Birth 10 July 1904Blaye, Gironde, France
Date of Death 21 March 1994Palm Beach, Florida, USA  (Alzheimer's disease)
Birth NameLiliane Marie Madeleine Carré
Nicknames Tiger Lil
Dynamita
Height 5' 3" (1.6 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Lili was a French Actress who is remembered more for who she married than the movies she appeared in. When the sound revolution came into Hollywood, the studio's scrambled to find actors who could speak lines and record well. It was at this time that Lili burst on the scene. While her accent would always be very noticeable, the novelty of sound overcame the quality of the lines. In the MGM movie The Bridge of San Luis Rey (1929), she played against Ernest Torrence as his love interest. In 1931, she was cast with the young Gary Cooper in the early western Fighting Caravans (1931). After that, her career was almost over as she continued to make just a couple of movies over the next few years. In 1935, she married a hell raiser by the name of Errol Flynn. This rocky tempestuous union lasted until 1942.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Tony Fontana

Spouse (3)

Allen R. Loomis (18 May 1962 - 1983) (divorced)
Errol Flynn (19 June 1935 - 8 April 1942) (divorced) (1 child)
Michael Curtiz (1925 - 1926) (divorced)

Trivia (3)

Mother of Sean Flynn (1941 - 1970).
A polyglot. As well as French and English, she was fluent in Spanish, Portuguese and German. She could also speak some Italian and some Hungarian.
Her husband, Allen Loomis, was a dairy rancher outside of Fort Dodge, Iowa. He comes from a well-known family in the Fort Dodge area.

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