Renée Simonot

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Renée Simonot
Jeanne Renée Deneuve

(1911-09-10)10 September 1911
Died11 July 2021(2021-07-11) (aged 109)
Paris, France
Years active1918–2000
Spouse(s)Maurice Dorléac
(m. 1940-1979, his death)
ChildrenDanielle Clariond
Francoise Dorléac (dead)
Catherine Deneuve
Sylvie Dorléac
RelativesChristian Vadim (grandson)
Chiara Mastroianni (granddaughter)

Renée Simonot (born Jeanne Renée Deneuve; 10 September 1911 – 11 July 2021) was a French actress. She was known for being one of the first French actresses to dub an English movie.[1] She mostly dubbed Olivia de Havilland and Sylvia Sidney. A stage actress, she appeared in many productions of Les Misérables.

Simonot died on 11 July 2021 in Paris, just two months before her 110th birthday.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Catherine Deneuve : "Je n'ai aucune envie de jouer une grand-mère modèle"". Retrieved 2014-08-18.
  2. La mère de Catherine Deneuve, Renée Dorléac, est morte à l'âge de 109 ans
  3. Mort de Renée Simonot, mère de Catherine Deneuve et doyenne des actrices