Suzanne Cloutier

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Suzanne Cloutier
Peter Ustinov with family 1950s.jpg
Ustinov and Suzanne Cloutier with daughter in the 1950s
Born(1923-07-10)July 10, 1923
DiedDecember 2, 2003(2003-12-02) (aged 80)
OccupationActress, producer
Spouse(s)Peter Ustinov (1954–1971)

Suzanne Cloutier (July 10, 1923 – December 2, 2003) was a Canadian film actress.


She was born in Ottawa, Ontario.[1] In 1952 she appeared in the film Derby Day as a maid who wins a trip to The Derby in the company of a famous film star. She appeared as Desdemona in Orson Welles's 1951 film adaptation of Othello.[2]


In 1953, she met Peter Ustinov.[1] They married in 1954 and had three children, Andrea, Igor and Pavla, before divorcing in 1971.[1]


She died of liver cancer in 2003, aged 80.[1]

Selected filmography[edit]

Orson Welles and Suzanne Cloutier in Othello (1951)


  1. ^ a b c d Bergan, Ronald (11 December 2003). "Suzanne Cloutier". The Guardian. Retrieved 11 December 2016.
  2. ^ "Othello (1955) Screen: Orson Welles Revises 'Othello'; Scraps Shakespeare's Plot for Visual Effect". The New York Times. Retrieved 2012-01-07.

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