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Leslie Claire Margaret Caron (born 1 July 1931) is a French film actress and dancer, who appeared in 45 films between 1951 and 2003. Caron is best known for the musical films An American in Paris (1951), Lili (1953), Daddy Long Legs (1955), Gigi (1958), and for the non-musical films Fanny (1961), The L-Shaped Room (1962), and Father Goose (1964). She received two Academy Award nominations for Best Actress. She speaks French and English. She is one of the few dancers or actresses who has danced with all of Gene Kelly, Fred Astaire, Mikhail Baryshnikov, and Rudolf Nureyev.

 

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Leslie Claire Margaret Caron (born 1 July 1931) is a French film actress and dancer, who appeared in 45 films between 1951 and 2003. Caron is best known for the musical films An American in Paris (1951), Lili (1953), Daddy Long Legs (1955), Gigi (1958), and for the non-musical films Fanny (1961), The L-Shaped Room (1962), and Father Goose (1964). She received two Academy Award nominations for Best Actress. She speaks French and English. She is one of the few dancers or actresses who has danced with all of Gene Kelly, Fred Astaire, Mikhail Baryshnikov, and Rudolf Nureyev.

 

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 71

Birthday 1931-07-01

Place of Birth Boulogne-Billancourt, Seine

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • Лесли Карон

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2019 A Christmas Carol
2017 Love, Cecil
2016 Leslie Caron: The Reluctant Star as Herself
2016 The Durrells (6 episodes) as Countess Mavrodaki
2015 Warren Beatty - Mister Hollywood
2008 Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History as Herself
2008 Thank Heaven! The Making of 'Gigi' as Herself
2003 Le Divorce as Suzanne de Persand
2002 Gene Kelly: Anatomy of a Dancer as Herself
2002 From Russia to Hollywood: The 100-Year Odyssey of Chekhov and Shdanoff as Herself
2001 Murder on the Orient Express as Sra. Alvaeado
2000 Chocolat as Madame Audel
2000 The Last of the Blonde Bombshells
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1 episode)
1999 Passion's Way
1996 The Ring as Madame de Saint Marne
1995 Let It Be Me as Marguerite
1995 Funny Bones as Katie Parker
1994 Guerreros y cautivas
1994 That's Entertainment! III as (archive footage)
1992 Damage as Elizabeth Prideaux
1990 Lenin: The Train as Nedeshda Krupskaja
1990 Courage Mountain as Jane Hilary
1989 The Man Who Lived at the Ritz as Coco Chanel
1988 Lenin... The Train (2 episodes) as Nadia
1985 Reel Horror as Nicole (archive footage)
1984 Dangerous Moves as Henia Liebskind
1984 Master of the Game (3 episodes) as Solange Dunas
1982 The Unapproachable
1982 Imperative as Mother
1981 Falcon Crest (3 episodes)
1980 The Contract as Penelope
1980 All Stars as Lucille Berger
1979 Goldengirl as Dr. Sammy Lee
1979 Tales of the Unexpected (1 episode)
1978 Crazed as Nicole
1977 Valentino as Alla Nazimova
1977 The Man Who Loved Women as Véra
1976 Surreal Estate as Céleste
1976 That's Entertainment, Part II as (archive footage)
1975 James Dean: The First American Teenager as Herself
1974 That's Entertainment! as (archive footage)
1974 QB VII (2 episodes) as Angela Kelno
1973 Carola as Carola
1971 Chandler as Katherine Creighton
1970 Madron as Sister Mary
1967 The Head Of The Family as Paola
1966 Is Paris Burning? as Françoise Labé
1966 Promise Her Anything as Michele O'Brien
1965 A Very Special Favor as Dr. Lauren Boullard
1964 Father Goose as Catherine Freneau
1962 3 Fables of Love as Annie
1962 The L-Shaped Room as Jane Fosset
1962 Guns of Darkness as Claire Jordan
1961 Fanny as Fanny
1960 The Subterraneans as Mardou Fox
1960 Austerlitz as Elisabeth Le Michaud d'Arçon, baronne de Vaudey
1959 The Man Who Understood Women as Ann Garantier
1958 The Doctor's Dilemma as Mrs. Dubedat
1958 Gigi as Gigi
1956 Gaby as Gaby
1956 Cinépanorama (52 episodes)
1955 Daddy Long Legs as Julie Andre
1955 The Glass Slipper as Ella
1953 Lili as Lili Daurier
1953 The Story of Three Loves as Mademoiselle
1953 The Academy Awards (2 episodes)
1952 Glory Alley as Angela Evans
1952 The Million Dollar Nickel as Herself
1951 The Man with a Cloak as Madeline Minot
1951 An American in Paris as Lise Bouvier

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