Capucine

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Birthday
6, 1928
Birthplace
Saint-Raphael, France
Death Date
Mar 17, 1990 (62)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
6, 1928
Birthplace
Saint-Raphael, France
Death Date
Mar 17, 1990 (62)

About

Parisian fashion model who took America by storm with roles on The Pink Panther and What's New, Pussycat?

Before Fame

She was a top fashion model when she began her acting career in 1949, appearing in the French film Rendezvous in July. But she did not gain international prominence for another 10 years.

Trivia

Her first American role was as Princess Carolyne in the 1960 Franz Liszt biopic Song Without End. From there she appeared in a string of popular and sometimes controversial films.

Family Life

She was married to Pierre Trabaud, a voiceover artist, for six months, and then had a two-year affair with William Holden, who was married.

Associated With

She starred opposite Peter Sellers in The Pink Panther film series.