Yvette Lebon

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Yvette Lebon
Simone Lebon

(1910-08-14)14 August 1910
Died28 July 2014(2014-07-28) (aged 103)
Cannes, France
Other namesIvette Lebon
Years active1931–1972
Spouse(s)Roger Duchesne (divorced)
Nathan Wachsberger (widowed)
ChildrenPatrick Wachsberger

Simone "Yvette" Lebon (14 August 1910 – 28 July 2014) was a French actress. She appeared in 39 movies between 1931 and 1972.[1]

Lebon was born in Paris. During World War II, she was the mistress of Jean Luchaire, a French journalist and politician. After moving to Hollywood, California, she married Belgian-American producer Nathan Wachsberger who died in 1992. They had a son together, Patrick Wachsberger of Summit Entertainment. In August 2013, she turned 103, making her the France's oldest surviving actor.[2]

Lebon died from natural causes on 28 July 2014 in Cannes, aged 103.[3]

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  1. "Yvette Lebon". IMDb.
  2. "Yvette Lebon, 102 ans : doyenne des actrices françaises". Le Point (in French). 6 June 2012. Retrieved 23 February 2014.
  3. "Yvette Lebon, la doyenne des actrices françaises, est morte". Le Point (in French). 3 August 2014. Retrieved 9 August 2014.

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