Catherine Allégret

Catherine Allégret (born 16 April 1946) is a French actress. She is the daughter of Simone Signoret and Yves Allégret.[1]

Catherine Allégret
Born (1946-04-16) 16 April 1946 (age 73)
OccupationActress, author
Years active1964-present
Spouse(s)Jean-Pierre Castaldi
Maurice Vaudaux
Children2, including Benjamin Castaldi
Parent(s)Simone Signoret
Yves Allégret

In 2004, she published a book titled World Upside Down (Un monde à l'envers) in which she contended that she had been sexually abused by her stepfather Yves Montand since the age of 5.[2]

In 2007, she portrayed Édith Piaf's grandmother Louise Gassion in Olivier Dahan's biopic La Vie En Rose (La Môme in French).

Personal lifeEdit

Allégret has been married twice. Her first marriage was to Jean-Pierre Castaldi, with whom she has a son, Benjamin Castaldi. Her second husband is Maurice Vaudaux, with whom she has a daughter, Clémentine.

Selected filmographyEdit


  1. ^ Becker, Frawley (2004) And the Stars Spoke Back: A Dialogue Coach Remembers Hollywood Players of the Sixties in Paris, Scarecrow Press, ISBN 978-0810851573, p. 105
  2. ^ "Actress says cinema idol stepfather abused her", Irish Independent, 30 September 2004. Retrieved 20 November 2013

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