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Elvire Popesco (1894–1993)

From 1923 when she played the lead in Louis Verneuil's "Ma cousine de Varsovie" to 1978 when she played again (and for the last time) "La Mamma", written specially for her by André Roussin, Elvire Popesco (born near Bucharest in 1894) was the undisputed queen of "Théâtre de Boulevard" (light comedies). For 55 years in a row, la Popesco was that ... See full bio »

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Dora Nelson Dora Nelson et Suzanne Verdier
Le bois sacré Francine Margerie
Four Flights to Love Sonia Vorochine
Bargekeepers Daughter La reine de Silistrie


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 1967-1972 Au théâtre ce soir (TV Series)
Karma, la voyante / Sonia / Rosaria
- La voyante (1972) ... Karma, la voyante
- La locomotive (1968) ... Sonia
- La mama (1967) ... Rosaria
 1960 The Battle of Austerlitz
Laetitia Bonaparte
 1960 Purple Noon
Mrs. Popova
 1943 Fou d'amour
 1942 Frédérica
 1942 The Blue Veil
Mona Lorenza
 1942 Mademoiselle Swing
Sofia de Vinci
 1942 L'âge d'or
Véra Termutzki
 1941 Le valet maître
Antonia - une effervescente étrangère
 1941 Parade en 7 nuits
Madame Fanny
 1940 L'héritier des Mondésir
Erika Axelos
 1940 Four Flights to Love
Sonia Vorochine
 1939 Le bois sacré
Francine Margerie
 1939 Ils étaient neuf célibataires
Comtesse Stacia Batchefskaïa
 1939 Le veau gras
La princesse Dorothée
 1939 Derrière la façade
Madame Rameau
 1939 Eusèbe député
 1938 Mon curé chez les riches
Lisette Cousinet
 1938 Bargekeepers Daughter
La reine de Silistrie
 1938 Tricoche et Cacolet
Bernardine Van der Pouf
 1938 La présidente
 1937 À Venise, une nuit
Nadia Mortal
 1937 L'habit vert
La duchesse de Maulévrier
 1937 Le club des aristocrates
La comtesse Irène Waldapowska
 1937 The House Across the Street
Madame Anna
 1937 L'homme du jour
Mona Thalia
 1936 The King
Thérèse Marnix - une actrice célèbre
 1936 L'amant de Madame Vidal
Catherine Vidal
 1935 Dora Nelson
Dora Nelson et Suzanne Verdier
 1934 Une femme chipée
Hélène Larsonnier
 1932 Sa meilleure cliente
 1931 Ma cousine de Varsovie
Sonia Varilovna
 1931 L'étrangère
Dora Clarkson
 1923 Tigancusa de la iatac
Maria Tortusanu -Basil's fiancée (as Elvira Popescu)
 1912 Independenta Romaniei
Taranca (as Elvira Popescu)
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While married to Manolescu-Strunga, she lived in a house not far from the University of Bucharest. The house, built on a 1,224 m² lot, has 22 rooms, spread over 500 m² of living area; it was put on the market in 2005 for about 2 million Euros. See more »

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