French actresses who deceased in 1957

Here are 3 famous actresses from France died in 1957:


Musidora (February 23, 1889 Paris-December 11, 1957 Paris) otherwise known as Jeanne Roques was a French writer, film producer, actor and film director. Her child is called Clement Marot Jr..

Musidora was a prominent figure in French cinema during the silent era, particularly in the genre of crime films. She rose to fame for her role as Irma Vep in the classic silent film series "Les Vampires" directed by Louis Feuillade. Musidora began her career as a theater actor before transitioning to film. She acted in over 50 films and directed 10 films. In addition to her work in film, Musidora wrote novels and published several collections of poetry. She was also a film producer and co-founded the production company Paris Film in 1923. Despite her contributions to the film industry, Musidora's work has often been overshadowed by her male contemporaries. She passed away in Paris at the age of 68.

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Marguerite de Morlaye

Marguerite de Morlaye (January 29, 1870 Saint-Mandé-September 18, 1957 Paris) also known as Mme de Morlaye or Marguerite Anne Elisabeth Hélène De Milly was a French actor.

She started her career in theater and then transitioned to silent films in the 1910s. She appeared in films such as "La belle au bois dormant" (1912), "Jacques Landauze" (1913), and "La Comtesse de Somerive" (1914). De Morlaye was known for her elegant and refined acting style and was a popular leading lady in French cinema during the 1910s and 1920s. She retired from acting in the late 1920s and became a noted collector of antiques and books.

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Simone Silva

Simone Silva (August 15, 1928 Cairo-November 30, 1957 London) also known as Martha Simone de Bouillard or Simone Sylva was a French actor.

Simone Silva began her acting career in the late 1940s and made her debut in the 1948 film "Une si jolie petite plage." She then went on to appear in several French films throughout the 1950s, including "Le Plaisir" and "Les amants de Montparnasse." Silva was known for her sultry voice and beautiful looks, and was often compared to American actress Marilyn Monroe.

In addition to her acting career, Silva was also a talented singer and recorded several songs in both French and English. She was a favorite of French composer Henri Betti, who wrote several songs specifically for her.

Tragically, Simone Silva's life was cut short when she died in a car accident in London in 1957. She was only 29 years old at the time of her death. Despite her relatively short career, Silva is remembered as one of the most beautiful and talented actresses of her time.

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