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Delphine Seyrig (1932–1990)

Delphine was born in Beirut on the 10th April 1932 into an intellectual Protestant family. Her Alsatian father, Henri Seyrig, was the director of the Archaeological Institute and later France's cultural attaché in New York during World War Two. Her Swiss mother, Hermine De Saussure, was an adept of Rousseau's theories, a female sailing pioneer and... See full bio »


(age 58) in Paris, France

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 3 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Last Year at Marienbad
Last Year at Marienbad A - la femme brune
Stolen Kisses
Stolen Kisses Fabienne Tabard
Muriel, or The Time of Return


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 1989 Une saison de feuilles (TV Movie)
 1986 Les étonnements d'un couple moderne (TV Movie)
Marie-Claude Poitevin
 1986 Seven Women, Seven Sins (segment "Pride")
 1985 Grosse (Short)
 1983 Grain of Sand
 1981 Freak Orlando
Helena Müller, als Lebensbaumgöttin, Kaufhausonsängerin, Mutter der Wundergeburt....
 1981 Documenteur
Delphine (voice)
 1981 The Man of Destiny (TV Movie)
The Lady
 1981 Cinéma 16 (TV Series)
La mère
- Le petit pommier (1981) ... La mère
 1980 The Lost Way
Mathilde Schwarz
 1979 On the Move
 1977 Faces of Love
 1977 Je t'aime, tu danses
Actress narrating The Three Little Pigs
 1977 Baxter, Vera Baxter
 1976 Caro Michele
Adriana Vivanti
 1976 Scum Manifesto (Short)
 1975 The Garden That Tilts
 1975 The Last Word
 1975 Aloïse
Aloïse adulte
 1974 Say It with Flowers
Françoise Berger, la mère
 1973 Diary of a Suicide
 1971 Tartuffe (TV Movie)
 1969 The Milky Way
La prostituée / The Prostitute
 1968 Spray of the Days
Récitante / Narrator (voice)
 1967 Hedda Gabler (TV Movie)
Hedda Gabler
 1967 La musica
 1967 Accident
 1966 Comédie (Short)
La maîtresse
 1966 Who Are You, Polly Maggoo?
Une journaliste
 1965 Qui donc a rêvé? (Short)
 1963 Le troisième concerto (TV Movie)
Catherine Miller
 1959 Pull My Daisy (Short)
Milo's wife (as Beltiane)
 1954-1955 Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Betty Durham / Margaret Martini
- The Case of the Singing Violin (1955) ... Betty Durham
- The Mother Hubbard Case (1954) ... Margaret Martini
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Other Works:

1974: Provided her own dubbing in the French post-synchronized version of Don Siegel's 'The Black Windmill' (Contre une poignée de diamants).

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5' 7" (1.7 m)

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[on Samuel Beckett] He is like an orchestra conductor: he sets the tempo. Actors, it seems to me, are ever less inclined, or no longer inclined at all, to respect rhythms, and French actors no longer take into account the metrical structure as they used to. When you work with Beckett, you find yourself regretting not having this almost musical education. It's a concrete, real kind of work that is... See more »


Before starting to shoot The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972), Stéphane Audran was scared by the thought of having to work with Delphine (her fellow student at Tania Balachova's theatre classes) because she thought her pretentious. They got perfectly along in the end. See more »


Normally played provocative, strong-willed women See more »


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