Josette Banzet

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Josette Banzet
Born(1938-04-06)April 6, 1938
DiedDecember 4, 2020(2020-12-04) (aged 82)
Known forGolden Globe Award winner
Spouse(s)Warren Cowan (divorced)
Tommy Roe

Josette Banzet, Marquise de Bruyenne (April 6, 1938 – December 4, 2020)[1] was an American-based actress. She won a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Miniseries or Television Film for her performance in Rich Man, Poor Man.[2]


The daughter of a French politician, Banzet was raised in Paris, Indochina, and Morocco.[3] She attended college in Miami, where she met her first husband; they divorced soon after.[3] She then pursued acting, where she appeared in a play on Broadway, and then moved to Hollywood, where she began her acting career.[3] In 1973, she married Hollywood public relations mogul, Warren Cowan.[3] Her third marriage was to American pop music star, Tommy Roe.[4] On March 22, 2019, Roe announced that Banzet was suffering from advanced stages of Alzheimer's.[citation needed]



  1. ^ "SAG-AFTRA In Memoriam Spring 2021". Retrieved May 10, 2021.
  2. ^ "Josette Banzet". Retrieved 30 May 2021.
  3. ^ a b c d Ocala Star-Banner: "Actress Takes Her Work Home" by Dick Kleiner,, February 29, 1976
  4. ^ Rebeat Magazine: "Then and Now, 'Everybody' Really Loves Tommy Roe – Part Two" by Rick Simmons,, April 29, 2015

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