Jeanne d'Alcy

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Jeanne d'Alcy

Jeanne d'Alcy (20 March 1865 – 14 October 1956) was the earliest French film actress. She was the wife of French cinema pioneer Georges Méliès from 1926 until his death in 1938.

She was born Charlotte Lucie Marie Adèle Stephanie Adrienne Faës in Vaujours, Seine-Saint-Denis. She appeared in Le Manoir du diable (1896), Jeanne d'Arc (1899) and Le Voyage dans la lune (1902). She died in Versailles at age 91.[1]

She was portrayed by actress Helen McCrory in Martin Scorsese's 2011 film Hugo.


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Helen McCrory portrayed Jeanne d'Alcy in the 2011 film Hugo directed by Martin Scorsese


  • Herbert, Stephen. "Jehanne d'Alcy". Who's Who of Victorian Cinema. Retrieved 2009-07-24. 


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