Francoise Dorleac

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Birthday
21, 1942
Birthplace
France
DEATH DATE
Jun 26, 1967 (25)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
21, 1942
Birthplace
France
DEATH DATE
Jun 26, 1967 (25)

About

Remembered for her roles in the Roman Polanski film Cul-de-sac and in the François Truffaut movie La Peau Douce, this French screen actress and rising star was tragically killed in a car accident in her mid-twenties.

Before Fame

Her early film credits include roles in such 1960s films as Ce Soir ou Jamais and La Fille aux Yeux d'Or.

Trivia

She appeared with Omar Sharif and Eli Wallach in the 1965 historical film Genghis Khan.

Family Life

She was the daughter of actors Renée Simonot and Maurice Dorléac and the older sister of Cesar Award-nominated actress Catherine Deneuve.

Associated With

Shortly before her untimely death, she co-starred with Michael Caine in the spy movie Billion Dollar Brain.

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