Perrette Pradier

Perrette Pradier (born Perrette Marie Mathilde Chevau; 17 April 1938 – 16 January 2013) was a French actress and voice actress. She is best known for her work as a voice actress which earned her the nickname of "Queen" or "High Priestess" of dubbing.[1][2]

Perrette Pradier
Born
Perrette Marie Mathilde Chevau

(1938-04-17)April 17, 1938
DiedJanuary 16, 2013(2013-01-16) (aged 74)
OccupationActress, voice actress, art director
Years active1961-2013
ChildrenVanina Pradier

BiographyEdit

Pradier was born in Hanoi, French Indochina. Two years after making her film début, in 1961, she was awarded the Prix Suzanne Bianchetti as most promising new actress in France for her performance as "Amenita" in the Sacha Guitry film, "Stop Thief." That year she gained further recognition for her role as "Constance Bonacieux" in two films based on the Three Musketeers. Throughout the 1960s, she appeared in a number of films in her native France, then was contracted for Hollywood productions that included the Fred Zinnemann film Behold a Pale Horse (1964) starring luminaries Gregory Peck, Anthony Quinn, and Omar Sharif. She returned to English-language filming in the Universal Studios thriller, House of Cards (1968) with Orson Welles and George Peppard.

In her long career, Perrette Pradier has also worked in live theatre, appearing in plays such as La Bonne Addresse as well as the longest running French play ever produced, Boeing Boeing. In 1994, she was the voice of "Sarafina" in the French version of the Walt Disney Studios animated feature film, The Lion King.

DeathEdit

Pradier died of a heart attack on 16 January 2013, aged 74, in Rueil-Malmaison, France, a month after being operated for an aneurysm.[3]

FilmographyEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hamani, Cynthia (January 16, 2013). "Décès de la reine du doublage, Perrette Pradier" (in French). L'Express. Retrieved 17 January 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "La voix d'E.T est morte" (in French). Premiere.fr. January 16, 2013. Archived from the original on 2013-01-18. Retrieved 17 January 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20130123061854/http://cinema.nouvelobs.com/articles/23143-people-deces-de-la-comedienne-perrette-pradier-la-papesse-du-doublage

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