French actresses who deceased in 1986

Here are 1 famous actresses from France died in 1986:

Lya Lys

Lya Lys (May 8, 1908 Berlin-June 2, 1986 Newport Beach) also known as Natalia Lyecht, Natalie Löscht, Natalie Margulis or Nathalie Margoulis was a French actor. She had one child, Joyce Wells.

Lya Lys began her acting career in the German film industry during the 1920s, but soon moved to France where she appeared in films such as "Little Caesar" and "The Count of Monte Cristo". She gained popularity in Hollywood in the late 1930s and early 1940s, appearing in films such as "The Crime of Dr. Crespi" and "He Stayed for Breakfast". Lys was known for her exotic looks and sultry voice, which earned her comparisons to Marlene Dietrich. After retiring from acting in 1943, Lya Lys spent the rest of her life in Newport Beach, California.

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