|Died||28 July 2014 (aged 103)|
|Resting place||Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills)|
Lebon studied music and art before going into acting. During World War II, she was the mistress of Jean Luchaire, a French journalist and press baron executed after the war for collaboration with France's German occupiers. She married American producer Nat Wachsberger and later moved to the United States with him. She lived there until his death in 1992. The couple had one son, Patrick, who became a film producer.
Her relationship with collaborator-press baron Luchaire "attracted the most opprobrium." Indeed, in a 2010 television documentary, according to one account, she admitted "I don't [know] how much theatre and film people knew about what was really going on. We felt privileged. There was always champagne. We didn't have ration books. We lacked for nothing."
She also had a relationship with Sacha Guitry, a prominent French dramatist-actor-director-playwright. He was charged with colluding with the German enemy but separate courts in 1945 and 1947 dropped his case, stirring controversy among the French public.
- Rive gauche (1931)
- He Is Charming (1932)
- Zouzou (1934), as Clare Valley
- Divine (1935)
- Marinella (1936)
- Michel Strogoff (1936)
- The Marriages of Mademoiselle Levy (1936)
- Abused Confidence (1938), as Alice
- Gibraltar (1938), as Maud Wilco
- Romance de Paris (1941)
- Le Destin fabuleux de Désirée Clary (1942), as Julie Clary
- Pamela (1945)
- Milady and the Musketeers (1952), as Milady Anne
- The Mysteries of Paris (1957)
- The Night They Killed Rasputin (1960)
- Agent X-77 Orders to Kill (1966)
- The Viscount (1967)
- All Mad About Him (1967)
- Cannabis (1970), as Emerys Mätresse 
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