Elisabeth Furse

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Birthday
30, 1910
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Oct 14, 2002 (92)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
30, 1910
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Oct 14, 2002 (92)

About

Heroine of World War II who helped people escape from Nazi-occupied France.

Before Fame

Her aunt nicknamed her Lisl, which is why she later took the name Elisabeth.

Trivia

She was a communist activist and an early member of the Association of Cinematograph and Television Technicians.

Family Life

She had three husbands throughout her life named Bertie Coker, Peter Haden-Guest, and Patrick John Dolignon Furse. Her five children were named Anthony Haden-Guest, John Furse, Katharine Furse, Anna Furse, and Sara Furse.

Associated With

Like Marcel Marceau, she also worked against the Nazi occupation of France.