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Leslie Caron
Leslie Caron

Leslie Claire Margaret Caron (born 1 July 1931) is a French-American actress, dancer and writer. She is the recipient of various accolades, including a Golden Globe Award, two BAFTA Awards, and a Primetime Emmy Award, in addition to nominations for two Academy Awards. Caron started her career as a ballerina. She made her film debut in the musical An American in Paris (1951), followed by roles in The Man with a Cloak (1951), Glory Alley (1952) and The Story of Three Loves (1953), before receving critical acclaim for her role as an orphan in Lili (also 1953), which earned her the BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Actress and garnered nominations for an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award. As a leading lady, Caron went on to star in films such as The Glass Slipper, Daddy Long Legs (both 1955), Gigi (1958), Fanny (1961), both of which earned her Golden Globe nominations, Guns of Darkness (1962), The L-Shaped Room (both 1962), Father Goose (1964) and A Very Special Favor (1965). For her role of a single pregnant woman in The L-Shaped Room, Caron, in addition to receiving a second Academy Award nomination, won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama and a second BAFTA Award. Caron's other roles include Is Paris Burning? (1966), That's Entertainment! (1974), The Man Who Loved Women, Valentino (both 1977), Damage (1992), Funny Bones (1995), Chocolat (2000) and Le Divorce (2003). In 2007, she won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for her performance of a child molestation victim in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. Description above from the Wikipedia article Leslie Caron, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

1931-07-01 (90 years old)
Place of Birth
Boulogne-Billancourt, Seine
Also Known As :
Lili (1953)
as Lili Daurier
Gigi (1958)
as Gilberte "Gigi"
Nicole (1978)
as Nicole
Fanny (1961)
as Fanny
The L-Shaped Room
The L-Shaped Room (1962)
as Jane Fosset
Surreal Estate
Surreal Estate (1976)
as Céleste
Gaby (1956)
as Gaby
3 Fables of Love
3 Fables of Love (1962)
as Annie (segment "Les deux pigeons")
The Subterraneans
The Subterraneans (1960)
as Mardou Fox
An American in Paris
An American in Paris (1951)
as Lise Bouvier
Father Goose
Father Goose (1964)
as Catherine Freneau
Daddy Long Legs
Daddy Long Legs (1955)
as Julie Andre
Valentino (1977)
as Alla Nazimova
Promise Her Anything
Promise Her Anything (1966)
as Michele O'Brien
Chandler (1971)
as Katherine Creighton
A Very Special Favor
A Very Special Favor (1965)
as Dr. Lauren Boullard
The Doctor's Dilemma
The Doctor's Dilemma (1958)
as Mrs. Dubedat
Glory Alley
Glory Alley (1952)
as Angela Evans
Guns of Darkness
Guns of Darkness (1962)
as Claire Jordan
All Stars
All Stars (1980)
as Lucille Berger
Carola (1973)
as Carola
The Perfect Age
The Perfect Age (2017)
as Marguerite
Normandy: The Great Crusade
Normandy: The Great Crusade (1994)
as Mary-Louise Osmont (voice)
Lenin: The Train
Lenin: The Train (1990)
as Nedeshda Krupskaja
Is Paris Burning?
Is Paris Burning? (1966)
as Françoise Labé
Madron (1970)
as Sister Mary
Funny Bones
Funny Bones (1995)
as Katie Parker
Dangerous Moves
Dangerous Moves (1984)
as Henia Liebskind
Austerlitz (1960)
as Mlle de Vaudey
The Man with a Cloak
The Man with a Cloak (1951)
as Madeline Minot
Goldengirl (1979)
as Dr. Sammy Lee
Quand Jean devint Renoir
Quand Jean devint Renoir (2017)
as Self - Interviewee
Chocolat (2000)
as Mrs. Audel
Let It Be Me
Let It Be Me (1995)
as Marguerite
The Contract
The Contract (1980)
as Penelope
Imperative (1982)
as Mother
Reel Horror
Reel Horror (1985)
as Nicole (archive footage)
Courage Mountain
Courage Mountain (1990)
as Jane Hilary
Damage (1992)
as Elizabeth Prideaux
The Ring
The Ring (1996)
as Madame de Saint Marne
Le Divorce
Le Divorce (2003)
as Suzanne de Persand
That's Entertainment! III
That's Entertainment! III (1994)
as (archive footage)
That's Entertainment!
That's Entertainment! (1974)
as (archive footage)
Tales of the Unexpected
Tales of the Unexpected (1979)
as Nathalie Vareille
QB VII (1974)
as Angela Kelno
Master of the Game
Master of the Game (1984)
as Solange Dunas
The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century
The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century (1996)
as Czarina Aleksandra Romanov (voice)
The Durrells
The Durrells (2016)
as Countess Mavrodaki