Michèle Morgan

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Michèle Morgan
Michèle Morgan - The Chase.jpg
A publicity photo for The Chase
Born Simone Renée Roussel
(1920-02-29)29 February 1920
Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, Île-de-France, France
Died 20 December 2016(2016-12-20) (aged 96)
Paris, France
Occupation Actress
Years active 1935–1999
Spouse(s) William Marshall (1942–1948)
(1 child)
Henri Vidal (1950–1959)
(his death)
Gérard Oury (1960–2006)
(his death)
Children Mike Marshall (1944–2005)

Michèle Morgan (pronounced [miʃɛl mɔʁɡan]; 29 February 1920 – 20 December 2016) was a French movie actress.

Morgan was born Simone Renée Roussel[1][2] in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, a wealthy western suburb of Paris.

Morgan was known for her roles in Port of Shadows, Passage to Marseille (alongside Humphrey Bogart), Stormy Waters, Fabiola, The Proud and the Beautiful, and in The Grand Maneuver.

Morgan died on 20 December 2016 at her home in Paris, aged 96.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Simone Renée Roussel (Michèle Morgan)". Geneall.net. Retrieved 2008-12-29. 
  2. "Michèle Morgan". Cinémathèque française. Retrieved 2009-07-20. 
  3. Cheng, Cheryl (December 20, 2016). "Michele Morgan, French Actress in 'The Fallen Idol,' Dies at 96". The Hollywood Reporter. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/michele-morgan-french-actress-fallen-idol-dies-at-96-958050. Retrieved December 20, 2016.

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