Nicole Courcel

Nicole Marie Jeanne Andrieu (21 October 1931 – 25 June 2016),[1] better known as Nicole Courcel, was a French actress[2] who achieved popularity through the 1950s and 1960s, though she is mostly unknown outside of France.[3] Born in Saint-Cloud, in the western suburbs of Paris,[4] she appeared in 43 films between 1947 and 1979. After working as an extra in a few films, she won a major role in Rendez-vous de juillet (1949), with Brigitte Auber. In 1970 she turned to television, appearing in different television films and miniseries, in which she continued to work until 2004. Courcel is best known for her role in Serge Bourguignon's Sundays and Cybele (1962). She had notable parts in: La Marie du port (1950, opposite Jean Gabin), Sacha Guitry's Royal Affairs in Versailles (1954), and La Sorcière (1956, opposite Marina Vlady).[3]

Nicole Courcel
Nicole Courcel in Venice, 1959.jpg
Born
Nicole Marie Jeanne Andrieu

(1931-10-21)21 October 1931
Died25 June 2016(2016-06-25) (aged 84)
Paris, France
OccupationActress
Years active1947–2004
ChildrenJulie Andrieu

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The actress Nicole Courcel died at the age of 84 years". 26 June 2016. Archived from the original on 11 October 2016. Retrieved 11 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Mort de la comédienne de cinéma et de théâtre Nicole Courcel" [Death of the cinema and theater actress Nicole Courcel] (in French). 26 June 2016. Retrieved 31 July 2017.
  3. ^ a b Erickson, Hal. "Nicole Courcel". All Movie Guide. Retrieved 23 June 2009.
  4. ^ Nicole Courcel at the British Film Institute

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