Yvonne Printemps

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Birthday
25, 1894
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Jan 19, 1977 (82)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
25, 1894
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Jan 19, 1977 (82)

About

Twentieth-century French singer and actress of stage and screen. She starred in such films as La Dame aux Camelias and Adrienne Lecouvreur.

Before Fame

In her early years, she aspired to be an opera singer; however, she turned to musical theater instead, beginning her career at age thirteen at Paris' famed Folies Bergere.

Trivia

She appeared in a wildly popular 1926 stage musical based on the life of composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

Family Life

Her marriage to playwright Sacha Guitry ended in 1934. She subsequently became romantically involved with fellow actor Pierre Fresnay.

Associated With

Her performance as Melanie in the 1934 London stage production of Noel Coward's Conversation Piece earned her much critical acclaim.

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