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Coco Chanel (I) (1883–1971)


Coco Chanel was born on August 19, 1883 in Saumur, Maine-et-Loire, France as Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel. She was a costume designer and actress, known for The Rules of the Game (1939), Tonight or Never (1931) and The Blood of a Poet (1932). She died on January 10, 1971 in Paris, France. See full bio »

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(age 87) in Paris, France

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Known For

The Rules of the Game Costume Designer
(1939)
Tonight or Never Costume Designer
(1931)
The Blood of a Poet Costume Designer
(1932)
Éducation sentimentale Costume Designer
(1962)

Filmography

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 2005 Picasso and Dance (TV Movie) (segment "Le Train bleu", as Gabrielle Chanel)
 1958 Et ta soeur (gowns)
 1939 The Rules of the Game (as La Maison Chanel)
 1938 Port of Shadows (uncredited)
 1935 First a Girl (uncredited)
 1932 The Greeks Had a Word for Them (as Chanel of Paris)
 1931 Tonight or Never (as Chanel of Paris, Gowns for Gloria Swanson)
 1931 Palmy Days (gowns, uncredited)
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Personal Details

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5 Print Biographies | 6 Portrayals | 6 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Gabrielle Chanel | La Maison Chanel | Chanel | Chanel of Paris
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Personal Quote:

When I realized that my business had a life, my life, and a face, my face, a voice, my own, and when I realized my work loved me, obeyed me and responded to me, I gave myself over to it completely and I have had since no greater love. See more »

Trivia:

After their mother's death, Coco and her sister went to live at a local orphanage. Eventually the girls were claimed by their aunts. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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