Madeleine Renaud

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Madeleine Renaud
Jean-Louis Barrault and Madeleine Renaud.jpg
Renaud and husband Jean-Louis Barrault in 1952 (photo by Carl Van Vechten)
Born Lucie Madeleine Renaud
(1900-02-21)21 February 1900
Paris, Île-de-France, France
Died 23 September 1994(1994-09-23) (aged 94)
Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, Île-de-France, France
Years active 1922–1990
Spouse(s) Charles Granval
(m. 1922–?)
Jean-Louis Barrault
(m. 1940–1994)

Lucie Madeleine Renaud (French: [ʁəno]; 21 February 1900 – 23 September 1994) was a French actress best remembered for her work in the theatre. She did though appear in several films directed by Jean Grémillon including Remorques (Stormy Waters, 1941) and Lumière d'été (Summer Light, 1943).

Renaud had a son, Jean-Pierre Granval (10 December 1923 – 28 May 1998), by her first marriage. In 1940, Renaud married her second husband, actor-director Jean-Louis Barrault (1910 – 1994). They remained married until his death in 1994. She died the same year. The couple acted together and co-founded a number of theater companies, touring extensively throughout North and South America.

Selected filmography[edit]

Jean-Louis Barrault and Madeleine Renaud.
  • Vent debout (1923)
  • La Terre qui meurt (1927) - Roussille Lumineau
  • Jean de la Lune (1929) - Marceline
  • Serments (1931) - Maria
  • Mistigri (1931) - Nell 'Mistigri' Marignan
  • La couturière de Lunéville (1932) - Anna Tripied / Irene Salvago
  • The Beautiful Sailor (1932) - Marinette
  • La Maternelle (1933) - Rose
  • The Tunnel (1933) - Mary Mac Allan
  • Maria Chapdelaine (1934) - Maria Chapdelaine
  • Helene (1936) - Hélène Wilfur
  • Stormy Waters (1941) - Yvonne Laurent (as Madeleine Renaud de la Comédie Francaise)
  • The Woman Who Dared (1944) - Thérèse Gauthier
  • Le Plaisir (1952) - Julia Tellier (segment "La Maison Tellier")
  • Dialogue with the Carmelites (1960) - La première prieure
  • The Longest Day (1962) - Mother Superior

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