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Mistinguett (1875–1956)

Mistinguett was born on April 3, 1875 in Enghien-les-Bains, Val-d'Oise, France as Jeanne Florentine Bourgeois. She was an actress, known for La Vie en Rose (2007), Mistinguett détective (1917) and Rigolboche (1936). She died on January 5, 1956 in Bougival, Yvelines, France. See full bio »

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La Vie en Rose
La Vie en Rose Soundtrack
Mistinguett détective
Rigolboche Lina Bourget


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 1936 Rigolboche
Lina Bourget
 1917 Une soirée mondaine (Short)
 1917 Mistinguett détective II (Short)
 1916 Fleur de Paris (Short)
Margot Panard et Mistinguett
 1916 Chignon d'or
 1915 Vanna (Short)
 1915 A Woman Wills
Marion Duval (as Elsie LeClaire in USA)
 1913 The Siren
Fernande, dite 'La Glu'
 1913 La moche (Short)
 1913 Les misérables - Époque 4: Cosette et Marius (Short)
Éponine Thénardier
 1913 Les misérables - Époque 3: Cosette (Short)
Éponine Thénardier
 1913 Les misérables - Époque 2: Fantine
Éponine Thénardier
 1913 Les misérables - Époque 1: Jean Valjean
Éponine Thénardier
 1912 L'oubliée (Short)
 1912 La femme du barbier (Short)
 1912 La folle de Penmarch (Short)
 1912 Le coup de foudre (Short)
 1912 Un enfant terrible (Short)
 1912 Une bougie récalcitrante (Short)
 1912 Le parapluie (Short)
 1912 Bal costumé (Short)
 1912 La vocation de Lolo (Short)
 1912 À bas les hommes (Short)
 1912 The Adopted Child (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1912 La valse renversante (Short)
 1911 L'abîme (Short)
 1911 La bonne à tout faire (Short)
 1911 La cabotine (Short)
 1911 La vagabonde (Short)
 1911 Le clown et le pacha (Short)
 1911 Souris d'hôtel (Short)
 1911 La ruse de Miss Plumcake (Short)
Miss Plumcake
 1911 Léocadie veut se faire mannequin (Short)
 1911 The Spinster's Marriage (Short)
 1911 Les deux soeurs (Short)
 1911 L'épouvante (Short)
La star de music-hall
 1911 Zizi la bouquetière (Short)
 1911 La doctoresse (Short)
 1911 Rigadin et la doctoresse (Short)
 1910 Acte de probité (Short)
 1910 La faute du notaire (Short)
 1910 Le jupon de la voisine (Short)
 1910 Les fiancés de Colombine (Short)
 1910 Les timidités de Rigadin (Short)
La fiancée de Rigadin
 1910 Promenade d'amour (Short)
 1910 Une femme tenace (Short)
 1910 Rigadin et Miss Margaret (Short)
 1910 Miss Pinson (Short)
 1909 The Good Doctor (Short)
 1909 Her Dramatic Career (Short)
 1908 Incriminating Evidence (Short)
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She performed in the French variety show, "Folies En Folie," at the Folies Bergere Theatre in Paris, France with Andre Randall, The Sixteen Miami's Vamps, Les Sixteen Oxford's Boys, New Spark Ballet, Felix Paquet, M. Henry Wessel, Les Irlenn Twins, Yvonne Legeay, M. Lino Carenzio, M. Ben Tyber in the cast. Paul Derval was ... See more »

Alternate Names:

Elsie LeClaire in USA

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French music hall performer, on stage from circa 1890. Star of the Folies Bergere by 1911 (famed for her risqué 'danse de apaches') and stage partner of Maurice Chevalier. Her legs were insured for 50,000 Francs. Starred in silent films from 1908. Never married, though romantically linked to many, including Chevalier and King Alfonso XIII of Spain.

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