Michèle Morgan

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Michèle Morgan
A publicity photo for The Chase
Simone Renée Roussel

(1920-02-29)29 February 1920
Died20 December 2016(2016-12-20) (aged 96)
Paris, France
Years active1935–1999
Spouse(s)William Marshall (1942–1948)
(1 child)
Henri Vidal (1950–1959)
(his death)
Gérard Oury (1960–2006)
(his death)
ChildrenMike 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]

Trivia[change | change source]

The former President of Chile Michelle Bachelet was named after Michèle Morgan.[4]

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. Retrieved December 20, 2016.
  4. "Michelle Bachelet, présidente du Chili" (in French). CBC/Radio-Canada. 3 March 2006. Retrieved 11 March 2016.

Other websites[change | change source]

Media related to Michèle Morgan at Wikimedia Commons