Yvonne Furneaux

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Yvonne Furneaux
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Furneaux in In nome del popolo italiano (1971)
Born Elisabeth Yvonne Scatcherd
(1928-05-11) 11 May 1928 (age 87)
Roubaix, Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Other names Tessa Scatcherd
Occupation Actress
Years active 1952-1984
Spouse(s) Jacques Natteau (?-2007) (his death)

Yvonne Furneaux (born 11 May 1928, Roubaix, Nord-Pas-de-Calais)[1] is a French film actress.


Furneaux was born Elisabeth Yvonne Scatcherd and came to England in 1946 to study Modern Languages at St Hilda's College, Oxford, where she was known as "Tessa Scatcherd". She began her acting career in England in 1952 with a few minor productions. Later she participated in international productions and worked with Catherine Deneuve in the movie Repulsion (1965).[1] Later, she married Jaques Natteau, who died on 17 April 2007. Now retired from her acting, she lives in Lausanne, Switzerland.[citation needed]