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Zizi Jeanmaire

Zizi Jeanmaire was born on April 29, 1924 in Paris, France as Renée Marcelle Jeanmaire. She is an actress, known for Hans Christian Andersen (1952), Anything Goes (1956) and Black Tights (1961). She was previously married to Roland Petit. See full bio »
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 1980/I Carmen (TV Movie)
Carmen
 1961 Black Tights
The Gold Digger / Carmen
 1959 Guinguette
Renée dit 'Guinguette'
 1957 Charmants garçons
Lulu Natier
 1956 Folies-Bergère
Claudie
 1956 Anything Goes
Gaby Duval (as Jeanmaire)
 1952 Hans Christian Andersen
Doro (as Jeanmaire The Famous French Ballerina)
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "The Girl in Pink Tights" on Broadway.

Alternate Names:

Jeanmaire The Famous French Ballerina | Jeanmaire | Jeanmarie
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Personal Quote:

As you get older you become more understanding. When I was young it was all about me. I was very egocentric. Now it is a pleasure to work with young people who have talent. It is a continuity for me. It is a way to go on...and, I think, a way to grow old.

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Energetic, passionate French ballerina from Les Ballet des Champs Elysees whose phenomenal success in Carmen led to a brief Hollywood career in the 50s. See more »

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