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Fréhel (1891–1951)

Fréhel was born on July 13, 1891 in Paris, Ile-de-France, France as Marguerite Boulc'h. She was an actress, known for Amélie (2001), Pépé le Moko (1937) and The Mother and the Whore (1973). She was married to Georges Boettgen and Édouard Hollard. She died on February 3, 1951 in Paris. See full bio »

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 1950 Un homme marche dans la ville
La femme de Buck
 1949 Maya
Notre Mère (as Frehel)
 1947 L'homme traqué
La mère Tout le Monde
 1941 L'enfer des anges
La femme Sulpice
 1939 L'entraîneuse
La chanteuse
 1939 Berlingot et Cie
Bohémia, la voyante (as Frehel)
 1939 Une java
La patronne du bar
 1938 Sirocco
 1938 La rue sans joie
Henriette (as Frehel)
 1938 Bouquets from Nicholas
 1938 Le puritain (as Frehel)
 1937 Gigolette
La chanteuse
 1937 Pépé le Moko
 1934 Amok
La chanteuse (as Frehel)
 1934 La rue sans nom
La Méhoul
 1932 Lilac
La Douleur
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French music hall entertainer, who sang in sidewalk cafés by the age of five and was an early paramour of Maurice Chevalier. She initially used the stage name "Pervenche". Frehel had a famously self-destructive nature and died an alcoholic and drug addict in abject poverty. See more »

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