Danielle Darrieux

Danielle Darrieux
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Danielle Darrieux Biography

Danielle Yvonne Marie Antoinette Darrieux (born May 1, 1917 in Bordeaux, France) is a French singer and actress.

She is the daughter of a medical doctor who was at the time serving with the French Army during World War I but died when she was seven years old. Raised in Paris she studied the cello at the Conservatoire de Musique. At 13, she won a part in the musical film Le Bal. Her beauty combined with her singing and dancing ability led to numerous other offers.

In 1935, Darrieux married director/screenwriter, Henri Decoin, who encouraged her to try Hollywood. She signed with Universal Studios to star opposite Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. in The Rage of Paris. Read Full Bio >>


Danielle Darrieux Awards

YearAwardCategoryForResult
2003 César Awards, France Best Supporting Actress 8 Women (2002). Nominated
2002 Berlin International Film Festival Outstanding Artistic Achievement 8 Women (2002). Won
2002 European Film Awards Best Actress 8 Women (2002). Won
1995 7 d'Or Night Best Actress "Jalna" (1994). Won
1987 César Awards, France Best Supporting Actress Scene of the Crime (1986). Nominated

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