Michèle Morgan

Born Feb 29, 1920

Michèle Morgan is a French film actress, who was a leading lady for three decades.

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1920 Birth Born on February 29, 1920.


1937 17 Years Old Her beauty was noticed by director Marc Allégret who offered her a major role in the film Gribouille in 1937, opposite Raimu.
1938 18 Years Old Then came the film Le Quai des brumes by Marcel Carné in 1938, opposite the great French actor Jean Gabin, and Remorques in 1941. … Read More


1940 20 Years Old Upon the invasion of France in 1940 by the Germans, Morgan left for the United States and Hollywood where she was contracted to RKO Pictures.
1942 22 Years Old 1 More Event
Her career there proved rather disappointing, apart from Joan of Paris opposite Paul Henreid in 1942, Higher and Higher opposite Frank Sinatra in 1943. … Read More
1946 26 Years Old The war over, Morgan returned to France and quickly picked up her career with the 1946 film La Symphonie Pastorale by Jean Delannoy, which earned her the "Best Actress" award at the Cannes Film Festival. … Read More


1950 30 Years Old She married French actor Henri Vidal (1919 - 1959) in 1950. … Read More


1969 49 Years Old In 1969, the government of France awarded her the Legion of Honor.


1992 72 Years Old For her long service to the French motion picture industry, in 1992 she was given an Honorary César Award.
1996 76 Years Old In 1996, she also received the Career Golden Lion for lifetime achievement at the Venice Film Festival. … Read More
2006 86 Years Old She then lived with film director and actor/writer Gérard Oury until his death in 2006. … Read More
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