Françoise Prévost (actress)

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Françoise Prévost
Born(1930-01-13)13 January 1930
Paris, France
Died30 November 1997(1997-11-30) (aged 67)
Paris, France
Years active1949-1985

Françoise Prévost (13 January 1930 – 30 November 1997) was a French actress, journalist and author. She was the daughter of writer Marcelle Auclair. She appeared in more than 70 films between 1949 and 1985.

Life and career[edit]

Prévost was born and died in Paris, France. She made her film debut at 18, in Jean de la Lune.[1][2] After several minor roles she emerged with the Nouvelle Vague, with roles of weight in films by Pierre Kast, Jean-Gabriel Albicocco and Jacques Rivette.[1][2] Starting from 1960s she was also pretty active in the Italian cinema, starring in leading roles in dramas, comedies and genre films.[2] In 1975 Prévost gained critical appreciation and commercial success as an author, with an autobiographical book about her struggle against an incurable disease, Ma vie en plus.[1]

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ a b c Gianni Canova. Enciclopedia del cinema. Garzanti, 2009. ISBN 881150516-X.
  2. ^ a b c Enrico Lancia, Fabio Melelli. Le straniere del nostro cinema. Gremese Editore, 2005. ISBN 8884403502.

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