Dominique Blanchar

Dominique Blanchar (born Dominique Marie Thérèse Blanchard; 2 June 1927 – 19 November 2018) was a stage, television, and film actress from France. She won two Molière Awards in her career.

Dominique Blanchar
Born
Dominique Marie Thérèse Blanchard

(1927-06-02)2 June 1927
Paris, France
Died19 November 2018(2018-11-19) (aged 91)
Paris, France
OccupationActor
Years active1947–2006
Spouse(s)
(m. 1952; died 1976)
Parent(s)Pierre Blanchar
Marthe Vinot

Personal lifeEdit

Dominique Blanchar was born in Paris, the daughter of actors Pierre Blanchar and Marthe Vinot.[1]

Blanchar was married to the Belgian actor Jean Servais, until his death in 1976.[2]

She died on 19 November 2018 at the age of 91.[3]

CareerEdit

Blanchar acted in both French and English language films.

Selected filmographyEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1949 The Secret of Mayerling Marie Vetsera
1951 Decision Before Dawn Monique
1952 The Song of Sister Maria Sor María de la Asunción
1959 Drôles de phénomènes Anny Volland
1959 Ce corps tant désiré La fille
1960 L'Avventura Giulia
1981 Strange Affair La mère de Louis
1992 Bella vista (final film role)

AwardsEdit

Blanchar won the Molière Award for Best Supporting Actress twice for her roles in Tout comme il faut (As Better, Better Than Before) in 1997 and Les Femmes Savantes (The Learned Ladies) in 2000.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Dominique Blanchar". IMDb. Retrieved 16 March 2014.
  2. ^ "Addio all'attrice francese Dominique Blanchar, recitò con Antonioni in L'avventura". Il Mattino. 21 November 2018. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  3. ^ "RIP. Dominique Blanchar, comédienne de Louis Jouvet, Albert Camus et Claude Régy". profession-spectacle.com. 20 November 2018. Retrieved 21 November 2018.

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