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Also Known As: Jeanne De La Fonte Died: October 5, 1933
Born: September 30, 1898 Cause of Death: tuberculosis
Birth Place: France Profession: actor, dancer, chorus girl, circus acrobat, circus performer, circus clown

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Petite, large-eyed former Follies Bergere chorus girl who achieved international stardom after starring as the French woman John Gilbert leaves behind in King Vidor's "The Big Parade" (1925). Adoree died of tuberculosis at age 35.

Petite, large-eyed former Follies Bergere chorus girl who achieved international stardom after starring as the French woman John Gilbert leaves behind in King Vidor's "The Big Parade" (1925). Adoree died of tuberculosis at age 35.

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 Daydreams (1922)
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Born in a circus tent in Lille, France
1903:
Debut as circus performer; was an acrobat, equestrienne and clown
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Made her first appearance as a toe dancer just before she turned ten years old
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Left family circus act to join a company of pantomimists in a tour of Europe at age 15
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Worked as a dancer at the Follies Bergere
1918:
Film debut in Australian film, "500 Pound Reward"
1918:
Appeared in three musical comedies on the New York stage: "Oh Uncle", "O What a Girl" and "The Dancer and Sunny" during WWI
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Toured France and England after WWI
1920:
Returned to America and was signed by Fox
1920:
US film debut, "The Strongest"
1921:
Starred opposite husband Tom Moore in "Made in Heaven"
1925:
Achieved international stardom as lead in "The Big Parade"
1926:
Teamed with John Gilbert in "La Boheme"
1927:
Cast as a Chinese girl in "Mr. Wu"
1929:
Talking film debut, "The Pagan Love Song"
1930:
Last films, "The Call of the Flesh" and "Redemption"
1930:
Contracted tuberculosis; lay flat on her back for two years at a Prescott, Arizona sanitarium to regain her health; eventually succumbed to the disease in 1933
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husband:
Tom Moore. Actor. Divorced in 1926.
husband:
William Sherman Gill. Los Angeles businessman. Married in 1926; divorced in 1929.

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