Film legend Danielle Darrieux (100) died

World October 19, 2017 10:42

bois-le-roi - French actress Danielle Darrieux died at the age of 100 in her hometown of Bois-le-Roi. She was a true movie diva who made her debut in the movie Le Bal in 1931, when she was fourteen years old.

Darrieux played in over 100 movies. In 1934 she played in Mauvaise Graine, the debut of the later famous director Billy Wilder.

She married in 1935 with another director, Henri Decoin. Who encouraged her to go to Hollywood. In the United States she played with Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Jane Powell, James Mason and last with Richard Burton. In 1953, Darrieux returned to France, where she became the contender of Charles Boyer.

From the late sixties the actress began to produce theater pieces. But she did not release the film, and also continued to play roles in television productions. Even in 2010 she still played in the movie Pièce Montée.

On her 93th she found it well and put her a point behind her career, which lasted for 76 years.

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