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Simone Simon (I) (1910–2005)

Diminutive, fiery-tempered Simone Simon was born in France, but spent much of her early childhood in Madagascar, where her father managed a graphite mine. Her schooling was somewhat unsettled, her family moving from city to city (Berlin, Budapest, Turin) before finally establishing themselves in Paris in 1930. Simone started as a dress designer, ... See full bio »


(age 94) in Paris, France

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Cat People
Cat People Irena Dubrovna Reed
The Curse of the Cat People
La Bête Humaine
La Bête Humaine Séverine Roubaud
La Ronde
La Ronde Marie, la femme de chambre


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 1973 The Woman in Blue
La dame de Meudon
 1956 The Extra Day
Michele Blanchard
 1954 A Double Life
Françoise Dunoyer
 1954 I tre ladri
Doris Ornano
 1952 Le Plaisir
Joséphine - le modèle (segment "Le Modèle")
 1951 The Pit of Loneliness
Mlle. Cara
 1950 La Ronde
Marie, la femme de chambre
 1950 Women Without Names
Yvonne Dubois the French
 1947 Temptation Harbor
 1946 Pétrus
 1944 Johnny Doesn't Live Here Anymore
Kathie Aumont
 1940 Cavalcade of Love
 1938 Josette
Renee LeBlanc
 1937 Love and Hisses
Yvett Guerin
 1936 Ladies in Love
Marie Armand
 1935 Happy Days
Sylvie - une jeune fille aimée par deux garçons
 1935 Black Eyes
 1934 Ladies Lake
 1933 Le voleur
 1933 L'étoile de Valencia
 1933 Mind the Paint
Amélie Gadarin
 1933 The Sad Sack
 1932 Pour vivre heureux
 1932 King of Hotels
 1932 A Son from America
 1932 The Chocolate Girl
 1931 The Unknown Singer
 1931 Mam'zelle Nitouche (uncredited)
 1931 Durand contre Durand
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Stage: Appeared in US tour of "Three After Three".

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5' 2" (1.57 m)

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Had an affair with composer George Gershwin. It has been suggested by Gershwin scholars that "Love Walked In" was likely written with her in mind. Simone would state in a 1991 interview that "Above anything else in the relationship, Gershwin and I shared a common interest in music". See more »

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