RIP: Actress Michèle Morgan dies at 96
Actress Michèle Morgan dies at 96
The actress of "Quai des mumes" reputed to have "the most beautiful eyes of the cinema" died at the age of 96 years announced her family.
She was the young Marcel Carné Nelly in Le Quai brown with Jean Gabin. The actress Michèle Morgan marked the French cinema of his angelic face, her game of character, but especially her "beautiful eyes". She died this Tuesday, December 20 at the age of 96, announced her family. "In her 97th year, the most beautiful eyes of the cinema closed definitively this morning, Tuesday 20 December," her family said in a statement.
In 1946, she received the Prix d'interprétation féminine in Cannes for her role as Gertrude in the film La Symphonie Pastorale by Jean Delannoy. The adaptation of the eponymous novel by André Gide was also rewarded with the Palme d'or.
Eldest of a family of four, Simone Renée Roussel, of her real name, was born on February 29, 1920 in Neuilly-sur-Scène.