Catherine Allégret

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Catherine Allégret
Born (1946-04-16) 16 April 1946 (age 72)
Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
OccupationActress, author
Years active1964-present
Spouse(s)Jean-Pierre Castaldi
Maurice Vaudaux
Children2, including Benjamin Castaldi
Parent(s)Simone Signoret
Yves Allégret

Catherine Allégret (born 16 April 1946) is a French actress. She is the daughter of Simone Signoret and Yves Allégret.[1]

In 2004, she published a book titled World Upside Down (Un monde à l'envers) in which she contended that she had been sexually abused by her stepfather Yves Montand since the age of 5.[2]

In 2007, she portrayed Édith Piaf's grandmother Louise Gassion in Olivier Dahan's biopic La Vie En Rose (La Môme in French).

Personal life[edit]

Allégret has been married twice. Her first marriage was to Jean-Pierre Castaldi, with whom she has a son, Benjamin Castaldi. Her second husband is Maurice Vaudaux, with whom she has one child.

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ Becker, Frawley (2004) And the Stars Spoke Back: A Dialogue Coach Remembers Hollywood Players of the Sixties in Paris, Scarecrow Press, ISBN 978-0810851573, p. 105
  2. ^ "Actress says cinema idol stepfather abused her", Irish Independent, 30 September 2004. Retrieved 20 November 2013

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