Dora Doll

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Dora Doll
Born Dorothea Feinberg
(1922-05-19) May 19, 1922 (age 92)
Berlin, Germany
Occupation Actress
Years active 1950-1964

Dora Doll (born 19 May 1922) is a French actress. She was born Dorothea Feinberg in Berlin.

One of her first screen appearances was as Juliette in Henri-Georges Clouzot's Manon (1949). She appeared as Lola in Jacques Becker's Touchez pas au grisbi (1954) and as Genisse in Jean Renoir's French Cancan (1955). In 1976 she appeared on television in the series Hôtel Baltimore in the role of Suzy. In 1977, she appeared in Fred Zinnemann's Julia as the woman passenger accompanying Lillian Hellman (Jane Fonda) when Lily smuggled $50,000 through Nazi Germany for her friend Julia (Vanessa Redgrave). In 1982, she played in Ettore Scolas That Night in Varennes. In the late 1990s she played the grandmother Louise Chantreuil in the TV series Tide of Life.

She has been married twice. Her first husband was the actor Raymond Pellegrin and they had a daughter, Danielle. She was later married to François Deguelt.

In 1993 Dora Doll was awarded the Prix "Reconnaissance des cinéphiles" from Puget-Théniers in honour of her life's work. She was made Knight of France's National Order of Merit in 2000.

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