Suzy Delair

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Suzy Delair
Born Suzanne Pierrette Delaire
(1916-12-31) 31 December 1916 (age 97)
Paris, France
Occupation Actress

Suzy Delair (born 31 December 1916) is a French actress and singer. She is one of the most famous movie stars of the French cinema and one of the latest movie legends.

Born in Paris, Delair acted in films directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot, Jean Dréville, Jean Grémillon, Marcel L'Herbier, Christian-Jaque, Marcel Carné, Luchino Visconti, René Clément, and Gérard Oury.

For several years,[vague] Delair was the companion of French film director Henri-Georges Clouzot.

On 25 February 1948, she participated in the first Nice Jazz Festival; during this first edition, she sings for the first time the song "C'est si bon" to a cabaret where Louis Armstrong ended his evening.

Filmography[edit]

  • Un caprice de la Pompadour (Willy Wolff et Joë Hamman, 1930)
  • Violettes impériales (Henri Roussell), 1932)
  • La Dame de chez Maxim's (Alexander Korda), 1932)
  • L'Or dans la rue (K. Bernhardt), 1934)... Madeleine
  • The Depression Is Over (Robert Siodmak, 1934)
  • Dédé (Abel Gance), 1935)... Poliche
  • Prends la route (Jean Boyer), 1936)
  • Trois Six Neuf (Raymond Rouleau, 1937)
  • The Last One of the Six (Georges Lacombe, 1941)... Mila Malou
  • The Murderer Lives at Number 21 (Henri-Georges Clouzot, 1942)... Mila Malou
  • Défense d'aimer (Richard Pottier, 1942)... Totte
  • La Vie de Bohème (Marcel L'Herbier, 1945)... Phémie/Femia
  • Quay of the Goldsmiths (Henri-Georges Clouzot, 1947)... Jenny Lamour.
  • Confessions of a Rogue (Jean Dréville, 1947)... Coraline
  • Par la fenêtre (Gilles Grangier, 1948)... Fernande
  • White Paws (Jean Grémillon, 1949)... Odette
  • Lady Paname (Henri Jeanson, 1949)... Raymonde Bosset, dite Caprice
  • I'm in the Revue (Mario Soldati, 1950)... La Chanteuse
  • Lost Souvenirs (Christian-Jaque, 1950)... Suzy Henebey (episode "Une couronne mortuaire")
  • Utopia (Léo Joannon, 1951)... Chérie Lamour
  • Fly in the Ointment (Guy Lefranc, 1955)... Lucette Gauthier
  • Fernandel the Dressmaker (Jean Boyer, 1956)... Adrienne Vignard
  • Gervaise (René Clément, 1956)... Virginie
  • Rocco e i suoi fratelli ("Rocco and his Brothers", Luchino Visconti, 1960)... Luisa.
  • The Regattas of San Francisco (Claude Autant-Lara, 1960)... Lucilla.
  • Du Mouron pour les petits oiseaux ("Chicken Feed for Little Birds", Marcel Carné, 1962).
  • Is Paris Burning? (René Clément, 1966)... A Parisienne.
  • The Mad Adventures of "Rabbi" Jacob (Gérard Oury, 1973)... Germaine Pivert.
  • Forget Me, Mandoline (1976)... Mireille

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