French actresses who deceased in 1963

Here are 2 famous actresses from France died in 1963:

Édith Piaf

Édith Piaf (December 19, 1915 Belleville, Paris-October 10, 1963 Alpes-Maritimes) otherwise known as Edith Giovanna Gassion, Edit Piaf, Idith Piaf, Edith Piaf, Édith Giovanna Gassion, The Little Sparrow, Édith Giovanna Gassion, Jean Maurice Eugène Clément Cocteau, The French Billie Holiday, La Môme Piaf, Edith Gassion, La Mome Piaf, Kid Sparrow, La vie en rose, Small bird, Édith Lamboukas, Édith Pills, Édith Gassion or The Waif Sparrow was a French singer, songwriter and actor. She had one child, Marcelle Dupont.

Édith Piaf was born as the daughter of a café singer and a street performer who left her in the care of her paternal grandmother. She grew up in poverty and began singing on the streets of Paris with her father at a young age. Piaf was discovered by a club owner who gave her the opportunity to perform and record her songs. She gained fame in the 1930s and 1940s for her emotional and powerful voice, singing songs of love, loss, and heartbreak. Some of her most famous songs include "La Vie en Rose," "Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien," and "Milord". Piaf was known for her petite stature, stage presence, and dramatic delivery, earning her the nickname The Little Sparrow. She struggled with addiction to drugs and alcohol throughout her life and died from liver cancer at the age of 47. Despite her relatively short career, Piaf remains an icon in the French music industry and her enduring legacy has inspired countless artists around the world.

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Marguerite Pierry

Marguerite Pierry (December 26, 1887 Paris-January 20, 1963 Paris) also known as Marguerite Peter was a French actor.

She began her career on stage and made her film debut in the silent era in 1913. Pierry was a popular leading lady in French cinema during the 1910s and 1920s. She worked with the renowned French director Abel Gance in several films including "La Folie du Docteur Tube" (1915) and "L'Homme qui J'ai tué" (1919). She later transitioned to character roles in the 1930s and continued to act in films until the early 1960s. In addition to acting, Pierry was also a writer and published several works of poetry and prose. She received the Legion of Honor in 1957 for her contributions to the arts.

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