French cinema legend Danielle Darrieux dies aged 100

French cinema legend Danielle Darrieux dies aged 100
 

French actress and singer Danielle Darrieux has died aged 100 in her home in Bois-le-Roi, France.
She became unwell "after a little fall", her partner Jacques Jenvrin told AFP news agency.
Fondly referred to as the "grande dame" of French cinema, Darrieux had about a 140 films to her name in a career over eight decades.
But her decision to continue working during the Nazi occupation of France saw her branded as a collaborationist.
Born in Bordeaux in 1917, Darrieux started in comedy with a film role on Le Bal at just 14.
She went on take more dramatic roles in films such... read more

 
19 October 2017 in World News, Views: 48
Source: BBC
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