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Marpessa Dawn (1934–2008)


Born in Pittsburgh, Marpessa Dawn moved to England as a teenager and started acting in small roles in television; upon moving to France, she danced and sang in nightclubs while at times working as a governess before getting her big break as "Eurydice" in "Black Orpheus". Married twice, she left five children and four grandchildren at her death, ... See full bio »

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(age 74) in Paris, France

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Black Orpheus Eurydice
(1959)
The Woman Eater Native Girl
(1958)
(1969)

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 1982 Les grands ducs (TV Movie)
Monica
 1974 Sweet Movie
Mama Communa
 1973 Lovely Swine
La prostituée aux jouets
 1972 Boubou cravate (Short)
 1971 Traîté du rossignol
La femme du train
 1969 Desert Crusader (TV Series)
Laïla
- Le manteau blanc (1969) ... Laïla
 1967 Salle n° 8 (TV Series)
Malou
- Episode #1.62 (1967) ... Malou
- Episode #1.61 (1967) ... Malou
- Episode #1.49 (1967) ... Malou
- Episode #1.48 (1967) ... Malou
- Episode #1.40 (1967) ... Malou
 1966 Au théâtre ce soir (TV Series)
Chérie
- Chérie noire (1966) ... Chérie
 1966 Indiana (TV Movie)
Noun
 1963 Skaal (TV Movie)
 1959 Black Orpheus
Eurydice
 1958 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Felicia Chinik
- Noon on Doomsday (1958) ... Felicia Chinik
 1958 The Woman Eater
Native Girl
 1957 Élisa
La négresse
 1955 Afrique sur Seine (Short)
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Play "Chérie noire" (F. Campoux) (1964)

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