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Darrieux, Danielle, 1917-2017

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Personal name headingDarrieux, Danielle, 1917-2017
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Variant(s)Darrieux, Danielle, 1917-
Birth date1917-05-01
Death date2017-10-17
Place of birthBordeaux (Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France)
Profession or occupationActresses Singers
Found inMayerling [VR] c1987: credits (Danielle Darrieux)
Halliwell, L. Halliwell's filmgoer's companion, 1985: p. 289 (Darrieux, Danielle, 1917-, French)
LC data base, 11-2-87 (Darrieux, Danielle)
IMDb, viewed January 19, 2017 (Danielle Darrieux; Danielle Darrieux was born in 1917 in Bordeaux, Gironde, France, but raised in Paris. She was only 14 when she auditioned for a secondary role in Le bal (1931): she got the part, and the producer offered her a five-year contract. Darrieux remained in France during the Occupation and was one of the leading actresses during this period, starring in major hits. In 1970, she replaced Katharine Hepburn on Broadway in "Coco." Afterwards, she made occasional screen and stage appearances. She made a triumphant comeback in 2002, playing Catherine Deneuve's mother in the international hit 8 Women (2002))
Wikipedia, January 19, 2017 (Danielle Darrieux; Danielle Yvonne Marie Antoinette Darrieux (born 1 May 1917) is a French actress and singer who has appeared in more than 110 films since 1931; she is one of France's great movie stars and her eight-decade career is among the longest in film history)
Guardian WWW site, viewed Oct. 19, 2017 (Danielle Darrieux, actor, born 1 May 1917, Bordeaux; died 17 October 2017)