Marie Dubois

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Marie Dubois, 1972

Marie Dubois (born Claudine Lucie Pauline Huzé; 12 January 1937 – 15 October 2014) was a Parisian-born French actress.

Career[edit]

She studied at l'École de la rue Blanche (ENSATT)[1] and made her film debut in 1959, first gaining notice the next year as Léna in Shoot the Piano Player. She has since played mainly supporting roles. In the 1960s she appeared in New Wave films such as Jules and Jim and The Thief of Paris, thrillers like Hot Line, and comedies like La Ronde, La Grande Vadrouille, and Monte Carlo or Bust.

Other film appearances by Dubois during the 1970s include L'Innocente, The Surveyors, Vincent, François, Paul et les autres, Night Flight from Moscow and La Menace. In 1978 she won the César Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Dominique Montlaur in La Menace.[2] In the 1980s she appeared in Mon oncle d'Amérique, La Petite Sirene, Une femme en fuite, Garçon! and Descente aux enfers (for which she received a second César nomination for Best Supporting Actress in 1987 for her role as Lucette Beulemans[3]).

Personal life[edit]

Dubois married French film actor Serge Rousseau in 1961. They remained together until his death in 2007. The couple had a daughter, actress Dominique Rousseau. Marie Dubois died on 15 October 2014, aged 77, in Lescar, following a long battle with multiple sclerosis.[4]

Filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mary Dubois Biography". Retrieved 31 August 2014. 
  2. ^ "César Awards, France". 4 February 1978. Retrieved 31 August 2014. 
  3. ^ "César Awards, France". 7 March 1987. Retrieved 31 August 2014. 
  4. ^ Marie Dubois - obituary

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