Véra Clouzot

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Véra Clouzot
Henri-Georges and Vera Clouzot 1953.jpg
Henri-Georges and Véra Clouzot in 1953
Born Véra Gibson-Amado
(1913-12-30)30 December 1913
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Died 15 December 1960(1960-12-15) (aged 46)
Paris, France
Years active 1953–1957
Spouse(s) Henri-Georges Clouzot (1950–1960)

Véra Clouzot (30 December 1913 – 15 December 1960) was a Brazilian-born French film actress and screenwriter.

Born Véra Gibson-Amado in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, she became the wife of film director Henri-Georges Clouzot. She made only three films, all directed by her husband, the most notable of which was the classic thriller, Les Diaboliques (1955). She co-wrote the screenplay for the film La Vérité (1960), which was also directed by her husband. Clouzot died in Paris in 1960, aged 46, from a heart attack and is buried in the Montmartre Cemetery.


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