Here are 2 famous actresses from France died in 1980:
Odile Versois (June 14, 1930 Paris-June 23, 1980 Paris) also known as Étienette De Poliakoff-Baidarov, Tatiana de Poliakoff-Baidaroff or Katiana de Poliakoff-Baidaroff was a French actor. She had four children, Barbara Pozzo, Charles-André Pozzo, Alexandre Pozzo and Vanina Pozzo.
Odile Versois was born as Étiennette de Poliakoff-Baidarov in Paris, France, to a Russian immigrant family. She began her acting career in French films in the late 1940s and became known for her beauty and talent. Versois appeared in films such as "La Ronde" and "Les Amants de Montparnasse" and worked with many prominent directors including Max Ophüls and Jean Cocteau.
In addition to her work in French cinema, Versois also starred in Hollywood productions such as "The Roots of Heaven" and "Gaby." She was known for her elegance and grace, both on and off screen. Versois continued to act throughout the 1960s, but eventually retired from the industry in the early 1970s to focus on her family.
Despite her relatively short career, Versois made a lasting impact on French cinema and was admired by many for her talent and beauty. She passed away in Paris in 1980 at the age of 50.
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Gabrielle Robinne (July 1, 1886 Montluçon-December 18, 1980 Saint-Cloud) a.k.a. Gabrielle Anna Charlotte Robinne or Mme. Robinne was a French actor.
She began her acting career on the stage, appearing in productions of the Comédie-Française and the Théâtre de l'Odéon. She then transitioned to film, making her debut in the 1910 film "Les Misérables". Robinne went on to appear in dozens of French films throughout her career, including "La main du diable" (1943), "Les diaboliques" (1955), and "Le désordre et la nuit" (1958). She was known for her versatility, playing a range of roles from dramatic to comedic. Robinne was also a prolific radio actor, starring in many radio dramas and programs in the 1950s and 60s. She was made a Chevalier of the Légion d'honneur in 1969 for her contributions to French culture.
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