She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Macbeth," at the Royal Court Theatre in London, England with Alec Guinness and Gordon Jackson in the cast. William Gaskill was director.
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She (Marilyn Monroe in 1960) seemed to have no other happy professional memories. None of those moments of uproarious giggles among pals, none of those practical jokes, none of the noisy hugs and kisses after a scene when everyone knows all have acted well together.
First woman to win an Oscar for "Best Actress in a Leading Role" for a non-American film, Room at the Top
(1959). Also the first French actress to win a Best Actress Oscar, the second and last one is Marion Cotillard
for La Vie en Rose
(2007). Signoret's daughter, Catherine Allégret
, appeared in "La Vie en Rose" playing Édith Piaf
's grandmother. Signoret and Cotillard have both played Lady ...
Often played liberated women