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Born: July 1, 1931 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: France Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Leslie Caron: The Reluctant Star (2016)
LESLIE CARON: THE RELUCTANT STAR begins in the present and unfolds as a journey that takes us back to a glorious time in Hollywood--a story seen through the prism of a living legend who reveals stories of a life lived large and with passion. It offers a rare and privileged glimpse into the world of the beloved icons of film, dance and theatre of the 20th century--a world of contradictions, ambitions, dreams, nostalgia and intense emotion--through one of its most luminous personalities. LESLIE CARON: THE RELUCTANT STAR reveals the glamour, triumphs and disappointments of a spectacular career and turbulent personal life.
Chris & Don: A Love Story (2007)
Chronicles the 30 year relationship between British born author Christopher Isherwood (whose novel "The Berlin Stories" would later become the film and musical "Cabaret"), and his much younger partner, artist Don Bachardy. Through home movie footage and candid recollections, the couple's passion and
Passion's Way (2004) as Regine Dechantelle
Love story of a couple who feel compelled by the moral climate of the early 1900s to let practical considerations stand in the way of their passion. When young diplomat George Darrow crosses paths with Anna Leath, an old friend who has recently become widowed, the two realize they have feelings for
Mystere Babilee, Le (2001)
To prevent the iniquities of time from banishing the great Jean Babilee to obscurity, this documentary offers a lasting testament to the genius of this French dancer and choreographer, considered one of modern ballet's greatest performers. Although Babilee never reached the status of a Baryshnikov o
Murder on the Orient Express (2001)
A contemporary adaptation of Agatha Christie's whodunit surrounding the death of a malicious American businessman aboard the Orient Express en route from Istanbul to Paris. Detective Hercule Poirot enlists the help of his friend Wolfgang Bouc to secure a last minute first-class cabin on the Orient E
Last of the Blonde Bombshells, The (2000)
After the death of her husband, Elizabeth realizes for the first time that, after 50 years of a conventional marriage and a safe, respectable life, the only time she felt truly alive was when she was a teenager, playing in an (almost) all-girl band as London was being bombed during the darkest hours
Chocolat (2000)
Vianne Rocher and her 6-year-old daughter move to a small village in southern France, near Toulouse, and open a chocolate shop across from the church, just as the town is preparing to observe Lent. The parish priest is horrified, especially since Vianne keeps her tempting shop open on Sundays. In ti
From Russia to Hollywood: The 100-Year Odyssey of Chekhov and Shdanoff (1999)
The legacy of actor-teacher Michael Chekhov and his student-protege George Shdanoff on classical Hollywood actors such as Gregory Peck and Patricia Neal is explored. Coming to Hollywood during World War II, both men helped to create and define a school of acting that offered an alternative to Stanis
Musicals Great Musicals (1996)
A primer on MGM''s Arthur Freed Unit.
Funny Bones (1995)
While in search of some good material, a failed stand-up comedian learns about his father''s shady past.
That's Entertainment! III (1994)
Classic musical numbers and rare behind-the-scenes footage show how MGM created the screen''''s greatest musicals. Featuring clips with Gene Kelly, Lena Horne and Debbie Reynolds.
Damage (1992) as Elizabeth Prideaux
The life of a respected British politician at the height of his career crumbles when he becomes obsessed with his son''s lover.
Guerriers et captives (1989) as Yvonne
Courage Mountain (1989) as Jane Hillary
A new twist on the classic story of Heidi of the Swiss Alps.
Love Boat: The Christmas Cruise, The (1986) as Annette Duvall
A TV movie continuing the adventures of the Love Boat gang.<P>Annette Duvall and her daughter, Heather, are an accomplished bunko team. Heather plans to lure a wealthy man into a "stacked" card game with her mother. But complications arise when the intended dupe, young and very rich Wellington Davis
Dangerous Moves (1984) as Henia
Unerreichbare, Die (1982) as Klaudia
Imperativ (1982) as Mother
Contract (1980)
Goldengirl (1979)
An Olympic athlete finds out she was programmed for success.
Valentino (1977)
The famed silent screen star is torn between love and his career.
The Man Who Loved Women (1977)
An inveterate womanizer tries to make sense of his problem by writing his memoirs.
Serail (1976) as Celeste
Chandler (1971) as Katherine
A former private eye lands in hot water when he agrees to protect a government witness.
The Head of the Family (1970) as Paola
Madron (1970) as Sister Mary
After Apaches massacre her companions in Santa Fe, Sister Mary, a French Canadian nun, meets a gunslinger named Madron who accompanies her across the desert. The two become lovers and travel on, pursued by the Apaches until Madron is shot by them. Realizing that Madron sacrificed himself to save h
Promise Her Anything (1966) as Michele O'Brien
A single mother must choose between two suitors.
Is Paris Burning? (1966) as Françoise Labe
Resistance fighters and secret agents struggle to keep the Nazis from destroying Paris before their retreat.
A Very Special Favor (1965) as Lauren Boullard
In Paris, an oil executive does a favor for an older Parisian businessman by romancing the latter's daughter.
Father Goose (1964) as Catherine Freneau
A WWII drifter finds himself protecting schoolgirls and their beautiful teacher.
The L-Shaped Room (1963) as Jane
A single mother-to-be tries to build a new life in a low-rent London apartment house.
Three Fables of Love (1963) as Annie
Guns of Darkness (1962) as Claire Jordan
A businessman and his wife are caught in the turmoil of a South American revolution.
Fanny (1961) as Fanny
An old waterfront character tries to help his daughter when her lover leaves her pregnant.
Austerlitz (1960)
Another of Napoleon's adventures in this epic reconstruction of the battle of Austerlitz, where he had the greatest victory of his career, over the Russians.
The Subterraneans (1960) as Mardou Fox
The Doctor's Dilemma (1959) as Mrs. [Jennifer] Dubedat
A woman tries to convince the medical profession to save her husband despite his lack of character.
The Man Who Understood Women (1959) as Ann Garantier
A producer''''s wife runs from life in Hollywood in search of her roots.
Gigi (1958) as Gigi Alvarez
A Parisian girl is raised to be a kept woman but dreams of love and marriage.
Gaby (1956) as Gaby [Gabriel CeCe Natalie Marguerite André Dupluis]
In this remake of Waterloo Bridge, a ballerina turns to prostitution when her fiance is reported killed in World War II.
Daddy Long Legs (1955) as Julie Andre
A tycoon anonymously sponsors a French girl''''s college education.
The Glass Slipper (1955) as Ella
Musical adaptation of the story of Cinderella and her magical trip to the prince's ball.
The Story of Three Loves (1953) as Mademoiselle
Passengers on an ocean liner recall their greatest loves.
Lili (1953) as Lili Daurier
A French orphan gets a job with a carnival puppet show.
Glory Alley (1952) as Angela ["Angie"]
A boxer's drinking problem threatens his career and his love life.
The Man with a Cloak (1951) as Madeline Minot
A mystery man tries to help a young innocent escape a murderous housekeeper.
An American in Paris (1951) as Lise Bourvier
An American artist finds love in Paris but almost loses it to conflicting loyalties.

Producer (feature film)

The Guest (1964) as Financial backers
Two cynical and eerily misanthropic brothers hire an older caretaker to look after their flat and they slowly begin to psychologically menace him.

Cast (special)

Private Screenings: Leslie Caron (1999)
Robert Osborne hosts this TCM original series featuring an intimate interview with the exquisite actress Leslie Caron.
Ira Gershwin: A Centenary Celebration -- Who Could Ask For Anything More? (1997)
Presentation of a concert from London's Albert Hall which begins the Gershwin Centenary, celebrating the works of lyricist Ira Gershwin. Popular music stars perform some of Gershwin's best loved songs.
Oscar Levant: Brillant Shadow (1997)
Biographical documentary of musician and comedian Oscar Levant.
Musicals Great Musicals: The Arthur Freed Unit at MGM (1996)
A one-time songwriter rises to produce some of the screen''''s greatest musicals.
Normandy: The Great Crusade (1994) as Voice Of Marie-Louise Osmont
Documentary on the World War II invasion of Normandy by the Allies on June 6, 1944. Utilizes diaries, personal letters, home movies, snapshots, period music and vintage radio broadcasts and newsreels.
Cary Grant: The Leading Man (1988)
A documentary about the late film actor Cary Grant, featuring interviews with several of Grant's colleagues and clips from his classic films. A "Crazy About the Movies" presentation.
International TV (1986) as Host
A four-part series presenting outstanding television documentaries from around the world. "Burning Patience" tells of a postman's friendship with the famous Chilean poet, Pablo Neruda, and recounts the history of Allende's Chile and Neruda's life and work. The film was produced for West German tele
American Film Institute Salute to Gene Kelly, The (1985)
A tribute to actor-dancer Gene Kelly by the American Film Institute (AFI).

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Ring, The (1996)
A television miniseries based on "The Ring," Danielle Steel's novel. A wealthy young German woman, uncertain of her family's fate just prior to World War II, marries a German soldier, only to eventually lose him in the War. Now pregnant, with nothing but her mother's ring, she flees to America to st
Master of the Game (1984)
Sidney Sheldon's colorful, best-selling saga of a dynasty that made a fortune in diamonds was the basis of this three-part miniseries spanning over a century, beginning with a young Scotsman (Ian Charleson) going to South Africa to seek his fortune and vowing revenge against the local merchant (Dona
QB VII (1974)
An absorbing adaptation of Uris' best-selling novel telling the story of two successful men, an American writer and a Polish doctor, whose careers lead to a confrontation in a London courtroom when the former accuses the latter of having performed illegal operations in a Nazi prison camp years earli

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Cast (short)

The Million Dollar Nickel (1952)
This propaganda short focuses on how the war against Communism can be fought by the purchase of a stamp.

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