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Maria Falconetti (1892–1946)


Maria Falconetti was born on July 21, 1892 in Pantin, Seine-Saint-Denis, France as Renee Jeanne Falconetti. She was an actress, known for The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928), La comtesse de Somerive (1917) and Le clown (1917). She died on December 12, 1946 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. See full bio »

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 1928 The Passion of Joan of Arc
Jeanne d'Arc (as Melle Falconetti)
 1917 Le clown (Short) (as Renée Falconetti)
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 2014 Llamas de Nitrato (Documentary)
Herself
 2007 To Each His Own Cinema (segment "Artaud Double Bill")
 1995 Cinema Europe: The Other Hollywood (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Jeanne d'Arc
- End of an Era (1995) ... Jeanne d'Arc (uncredited)
- The Music of Light (1995) ... Jeanne d'Arc (uncredited)
 1983 Historia del cine: Epoca muda (Video documentary)
Jeanne d'Arc (uncredited)

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Alternate Names:

Melle Falconetti | Renee Falconetti | Renée Falconetti

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Bought her own theatre, L'Avenue, which failed to make a profit and left her financially desolate. During the German occupation of Paris, she moved to Switzerland, and, from there, to Argentina. She earned a living by singing acting or teaching. When she attempted to make a theatrical comeback after World War II, she was heavily overweight and eventually died in Buenos Aires as the result of a ... See more »

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