Odile Versois

Odile Versois (born Étiennette de Poliakoff-Baydaroff; 15 June 1930 – 23 June 1980) was a French actress who appeared in 47 film and television productions between 1948 and 1980. Versois was the sister of actresses Marina Vlady, Hélène Vallier and Olga Baïdar-Poliakoff. Their father, Vladimir, was a noted opera singer of Russian descent, and their mother, Militza Envald Voropanoff, was a dancer. Born in Paris, she began acting as a child and for a while pursued a ballet career.[1]

Odile Versois
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Versois in The Bride Can't Wait (1949)
Born
Étiennette de Poliakoff-Baydaroff

(1930-06-15)15 June 1930
Paris, France
Died23 June 1980(1980-06-23) (aged 50)
Paris, France
OccupationActress
Years active1948–1980
Spouse(s)Jacques Dacqmine (divorced)
François Pozzo di Borgo (divorced)
Children4

Personal lifeEdit

Versois married actor Jacques René Dacqmine (30 November 1923 – 29 March 2010; The Queen's Necklace) in 1951 but the couple divorced a year later. She had four children by her second husband, Comte François Reynier Ambroise Henri Pozzo di Borgo, whom she married in 1953 but also divorced.[when?] She died in 1980 in Paris of cancer shortly after her 50th birthday.[2]

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1948 The Last Vacation Juliette Lherminier
1949 Fantomas Against Fantomas La jeune fille
1949 The Bride Can't Wait Maria
1949 Summer Storm Marie-Lou
1950 Paolo e Francesca Francesca da Rimini
1950 Old Boys of Saint-Loup Catherine Jacquelin
1950 Mademoiselle Josette, My Woman Josette Dupré
1950 Into the Blue Jackie
1951 Beautiful Love Helga Jorgensen
1952 Domenica Domenica Léandri
1952 Grand Gala Anna
1952 La répétition manquée
1953 Mina de Vanghel Mina de Vanghel
1953 A Day to Remember Martine Berthier
1953 Les crimes de l'amour Mina de Vanghel (segment 1 : 'Mina de Vanghel')
1954 The Young Lovers Anna Szobek
1955 To Paris with Love Lizette Marconne
1955 Sophie et le Crime Uncredited
1956 Les Insoumises Hélène
1956 Checkpoint Francesca
1956 Michel Strogoff
1957 King in Shadow Queen Mathilde
1958 Passport to Shame Marie Louise 'Malou' Beaucaire
1958 Toi, le venin Hélène Lecain
1960 La dragée haute Evelyne Barsac
1961 El secreto de los hombres azules Suzanne
1961 Le rendez-vous Edith
1962 Cartouche Isabelle de Ferrussac
1962 Where the Truth Lies Nathalie
1963 Because, Because of a Woman Nathalie
1963 Transit à Saïgon Nicole
1964 Le dernier tiercé Jacqueline
1968 Benjamin La conseillère
1972 Églantine Marguerite
1976 Stationschef Fallmerayer Anna Walewska
1977 Le Crabe-tambour Madame
1980 Julien Fontanes, magistrat Inge Wolfrum Episode: "Les mauvais chiens", (final appearance)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Some sources cite Tatiana as her birth name and her date of birth as 14 June, not 15 June.
  2. ^ Odile Versois at IMDb

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