Maria Schneider

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Maria Schneider

Schneider, 2001
Born Marie Christine Gélin
27 March 1952(1952-03-27)
Paris
Died 3 February 2011(2011-02-03) (aged 58)
Paris
Cause of death Cancer
Nationality French
Ethnicity Romanian and French [1]
Occupation Actress
Years active 1969–2008
Partner Pia
Parents Daniel Gélin (deceased)
Marie-Christine Schneider

Maria Schneider (born Marie Christine Gélin, Paris, 27 March 1952 - 3 February 2011) was a French actress. She was in many movies. She played Jeanne in the 1972 erotic movie Last Tango in Paris opposite Marlon Brando. Schneider died in Paris from cancer at age fifty-eight.

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  1. "Maria Schneider dies at 58; actress in 'Last Tango in Paris'", Los Angeles Times, 4 February 2011. "The daughter of French actor Daniel Gélin and a Romanian mother, Schneider was born in Paris on 27 March 1952, and grew up with her mother near the French border with Germany."