Hélène Perdrière

Hélène Perdrière (born 17 April 1912[citation needed] in Asnieres-sur-Seine, died 27 August 1992 in Boulogne-Billancourt) was a French stage and film actress.[1] After earning a first prize for comedy at the National Conservatory of Dramatic Art in 1928, she became the first resident of Comédie-French[clarification needed]. She resigned to become the partner of Pierre Fresnay in the boulevard theaters of the time, before returning to the Comédie-French circuit in April 1952, and remaining until its end in December 1973. She then went on to play with the Renaud-Barrault Company until her retirement a year later. At the Comédie-French, she staged several plays of Marivaux. She was also an election interpreter.

Hélène Perdrière
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Hélène Perdrière in 1938
Born(1912-04-17)17 April 1912
Died27 August 1992(1992-08-27) (aged 80)
OccupationFilm actress
Years active1930 - 1980


Year Title Role Notes
1930 Le Roi des resquilleurs Lulu
1932 La foule hurle Anne
1932 Mon coeur balance Henriette
1933 Criminal Mary Brody
1933 La merveilleuse tragédie de Lourdes Odile Duprat
1934 Jeanne Evodie
1935 Gangster malgré lui
1935 Le bébé de l'escadron Isabelle
1935 La marmaille Ninette
1939 Three from St Cyr Françoise le Moyne
1946 Women's Games Simone
1946 The Ideal Couple Diana
1946 Night Warning Hélène
1948 Route sans issue Evelyne Cléry
1948 The Ironmaster Claire de Beaulieu
1948 Man to Men Elsa Kastner
1949 The Mystery of the Yellow Room Mathilde Stangerson
1949 The Perfume of the Lady in Black Mathilde Stangerson - la fille de feu le professeur Stangerson
1950 Rome Express Éliane
1950 Les nouveaux maîtres Yvonne Durand
1950 A Certain Mister L'Index
1950 Mystery in Shanghai Floriane Aboody
1951 Topaze Suzy Courtois
1956 If All the Guys in the World Christine Largeau
1974 The Phantom of Liberty La vieille tante / Aunt


  1. ^ "Hélène Perdrière". BFI. Archived from the original on 20 January 2009. Retrieved 5 February 2016.

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