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Sarah Bernhardt (I) (1844–1923)


This celebrated star of the French stage had a sporadic love-hate affair with early cinema. After her film debut in Le duel d'Hamlet (1900) she declared she detested the medium; yet she consented to appear in another film, La Tosca (1909). Upon seeing the results, she reportedly recoiled in horror, demanding that the negative be destroyed. Her ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 78) in Paris, France

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Known For

La dame aux camélias Marguerite Gauthier
(1912)
Adrienne Lecouvreur Adrienne Lecouvreur
(1913)
Mères françaises Jeanne d'Urbex
(1917)
La voyante Madame Gainard
(1924)

Filmography

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 1924 La voyante
Madame Gainard
 1917 Mères françaises
Jeanne d'Urbex
 1915 Die Tänzerin
Tänzerin
 1915 Jeanne Doré
Jeanne Doré
 1913 Adrienne Lecouvreur (Short)
Adrienne Lecouvreur
 1912 Les amours de la reine Élisabeth (Short)
Queen Elizabeth I
 1912 La dame aux camélias
Marguerite Gauthier
 1908 Tosca (Short)
Floria Tosca
 1900 Le duel d'Hamlet (Short)
Hamlet
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Show Show Self (6 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage and vaudeville actress.

Publicity Listings:

6 Biographical Movies | 51 Print Biographies | 13 Portrayals | 28 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Madame Sarah Bernhardt

Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[when asked, following an amputation, whether she would be retiring] What's a leg? See more »

Trivia:

Godmother of actor Jean Angelo. See more »

Nickname:

la voix d'or See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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