French actresses who deceased in 1991

Here are 5 famous actresses from France died in 1991:

Viviane Romance

Viviane Romance (July 4, 1912 Roubaix-September 25, 1991 Nice) a.k.a. Pauline Arlette Ortmans, Pauline Ronacher Ortmanns or Pauline Ronacher was a French actor, film producer and model.

Romance started her career as a model and appeared on the covers of numerous magazines. She later transitioned into acting and appeared in over 70 films in her career, including "Le Dernier Tournant" (1939) and "Les Amants diaboliques" (1947). She was known for her sultry beauty and glamorous image, often portraying femme fatales and seductresses on screen. In addition to her acting career, Romance also started her own production company, Les Films de la Pléiade, in the 1950s. She retired from acting in the 1960s and focused on her production work. Romance was married four times and had two children. She passed away in 1991 at the age of 79 in Nice, France.

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Ghislaine Dommanget

Ghislaine Dommanget (October 13, 1900 Reims-April 30, 1991 Neuilly-sur-Seine) otherwise known as Ghislaine Marie Francoise Dommanget was a French actor.

She began her acting career in the 1920s and appeared in over 40 films throughout her career. Dommanget gained widespread recognition for her role as Queen Victoria in the 1951 film "Une histoire d'amour". Prior to her acting career, she was also a successful model, winning the title of Miss Paris in 1920. In 1947, she married Prince Felix of Luxembourg, becoming Her Royal Highness Princess Ghislaine of Luxembourg. She remained by his side until his death in 1970. After his death, she continued to be active in charity work and lived a quiet life in Neuilly-sur-Seine until her death at the age of 90.

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Silvia Monfort

Silvia Monfort (June 6, 1923 Le Marais-March 30, 1991 Paris) also known as Sylvia Monfort, Silvia Montfort, Sylvia Montfort, Simone Marguerite Favre-Bertin or Silvia Favre-Bertin was a French actor and television director.

She was born in a family of artists and spent her childhood in Morocco. In 1943, she joined the French Resistance during World War II before pursuing a career in acting. Monfort became one of the most recognized stage actresses of her time, and later also became involved in television production. She founded the Théâtre du Vieux-Colombier in Paris and was appointed to lead the Comédie Française, a prestigious French theater, becoming the first woman to assume the role of administrator. Additionally, Monfort was the first woman to be appointed director of the Odéon-Théâtre de France. Throughout her distinguished career, she contributed greatly to the development of French theater and left a lasting legacy.

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Suzy Prim

Suzy Prim (October 11, 1896 Paris-July 8, 1991 Boulogne-Billancourt) a.k.a. Suzanne Mariette Arduini or Suzanne Arduini was a French actor, screenwriter and film producer.

Prim began her career in theater before transitioning to film in the silent era. She starred in over 60 films throughout her career, playing a range of characters from comedic to dramatic. In addition to acting, she also wrote screenplays and produced films with her husband, screenwriter and director Mario Nalpas. During World War II, Prim and Nalpas relocated to the United States where they continued to work in the film industry. After the war, they returned to France where Prim continued to act in films and on stage well into her 80s. Prim was a beloved figure in French culture and was made a Chevalier of the Legion of Honor in 1987.

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Orane Demazis

Orane Demazis (September 4, 1894 Oran-November 27, 1991) was a French actor. She had one child, Jean-Pierre Burgart.

Orane Demazis began her acting career in the early 1920s on the stage, and eventually made her way to the big screen. She worked closely with renowned French director Marcel Pagnol throughout her career, appearing in several of his films including "Marius," "Fanny," and "César." Demazis was known for her naturalistic acting style and her ability to bring a sense of depth and humanity to her roles. Outside of her work in film, she was also involved in the French Resistance during World War II, using her position in the entertainment industry to secretly pass along information to the resistance fighters. Demazis continued acting well into her later years and remained a beloved figure in French cinema until her death in 1991 at the age of 97.

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