Bella Darvi

Born Oct 23, 1928
Hometown Sosnowiec
Died Sep 11, 1971
Death Place Monte Carlo
Other Names Wegier, Bayla

Bayla Wegier, better known as Bella Darvi, was a French and American actress of Polish-Jewish origins.

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1928 Birth Born on October 23, 1928.


1943 14 Years Old Jailed by the Nazis during World War II, she was released in 1943.


1950 21 Years Old She married a businessman, Alban Cavalcade, on October 7, 1950 and traveled with him to Monaco. … Read More
1952 23 Years Old In 1952, she divorced Cavalcade, and moved into the Zanuck home.
1953 24 Years Old In August 1953, she signed a contract with Zanuck, who changed her name to Bella Darvi, Darvi a combination of the first names of Zanuck and his wife, Virginia. … Read More
1954 25 Years Old She was Richard Widmark's love interest in Sam Fuller's 1954 film Hell and High Water as well as that of Kirk Douglas in 1955's The Racers, but is probably best known for the role of Nefer, the seductive Babylonian courtesan, in The Egyptian. … Read More


1970 41 Years Old Zanuck was still paying off her debts as late as 1970. On November 13, 1960, Darvi married Claude Rouas, a restaurant waiter, in Las Vegas; the marriage was annulled less than a year later. … Read More
1971 43 Years Old Died on September 11, 1971.
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