Marie-Hélène Dasté (1902–1994)

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Marie-Hélène Dasté was born on December 2, 1902 in Lyngly, Denmark. She was an actress and costume designer, known for Who Killed Santa Claus? (1941), The Count of Monte Cristo (1943) and Katia (1938). She was married to Jean Dasté. She died on August 28, 1994 in Beaune, Côte-d'Or, France. See full bio »

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Known For

Who Killed Santa Claus? La mère Michel
The Count of Monte Cristo Madame de Villefort
Katia La tsarine Maria Alexandrovna
One Life Madame Dandieu


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 1990 L'ami Giono (TV Mini Series)
- Ennemonde (1990) ... Delphine
 1985 Blanche and Marie
Honorine Cailloux
 1984 Les poings fermés
Mère Cazal
 1983 A Love in Germany
Maria Wyler, old
 1982 Madame S.O.S. (TV Series)
Mme Pigeonneau
- Les deux pigeons (1982) ... Mme Pigeonneau
 1982 Smiley's People (TV Mini Series)
Madame Delbarre
- The Rogue Elephant (1982) ... Madame Delbarre (as Marie-Hélène Daste)
 1981 Les dossiers de l'écran (TV Series)
La mère de Grandet
- Le pain de fougère (1981) ... La mère de Grandet
 1980 Les enquêtes du commissaire Maigret (TV Series)
La princesse de Vire
- Maigret et l'ambassadeur (1980) ... La princesse de Vire
 1980 Caméra une première (TV Series)
Mme Parrot
- L'oasis (1980) ... Mme Parrot
 1978 Le temps d'une République (TV Series)
- Un hussard noir en pays blanc (1978) ... Menette
 1978 Il y a encore des noisetiers (TV Movie)
Patricia Chester
 1977 Les rebelles (TV Movie)
 1976 Christophe Colomb (TV Movie)
La mère de Christophe Colomb
 1976 Cinéma 16 (TV Series)
La baronne Berthet
- La limousine (1976) ... La baronne Berthet
 1975 Thomas
La grand-mère
 1974 La famille Grossfelder (TV Movie)
Marie-Louise en 1973
 1972 La tuile à loups (TV Movie)
La Thibaude
 1967 L'âne Culotte (TV Series)
Le peguinotte
 1966 La cerisaie (TV Movie)
 1965 La jeune fille Violaine (TV Movie)
 1965 Cloportes
Madame Clancul
 1964 La confidence fausse (TV Movie)
Madame Argante
 1963 Symphonie de printemps (TV Movie)
La Dame de louange
 1962 The Gentleman from Epsom
Tante Berthe
 1960 Pantalaskas
 1958 One Life
Madame Dandieu
 1957 Élisa
La mère de Guy
 1955 If All the Guys in the World...
Mme Lavergne (uncredited)
 1949 The Wind Is My Lover
Elfrida Månesköld
 1949 The Mark of the Day
Mme. Brhard
 1943 Angels of Sin
Mère Saint-Jean
 1943 Le voyageur de la Toussaint
Madame Sauvaget
 1943 The Count of Monte Cristo
Madame de Villefort
 1941 Who Killed Santa Claus?
La mère Michel
 1939 The Phantom Wagon
La prostituée
 1939 La fin du jour
Adèle (as Marie-Louise Daste)
 1938 Katia
La tsarine Maria Alexandrovna
Show Show Costume designer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (3 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Marie-Hélène Daste | Marie-Louise Daste


Jean Dasté  (her death)

Did You Know?


An auditorium bears her name in Saint-Étienne. She created the role of Cassandre in Giraudoux's play" LaGuerre de Troie n'aura pas lieu". She was also part of the creation of Ionesco's play "Rhinoceros" in Paris.

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