Simone Simon

Born Apr 23, 1910

Simone Thérèse Fernande Simon was a French film actress who began her film career in 1931.

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1910 Birth Born on April 23, 1910.


1931 21 Years Old 1 More Event
She went to Paris in 1931 and worked briefly as a singer, model and fashion designer. … Read More
1932 22 Years Old In 1932, she was given more important roles and she rose to fame after starring in Marc Allégret's Lac aux dames (Ladies Lake, 1934), which was in her own opinion her first serious role since The Unknown Singer. … Read More
1935 25 Years Old 1 More Event
After seeing her in Ladies Lake, Darryl F. Zanuck brought her to Hollywood in August 1935 with a widespread publicity campaign. … Read More
1936 26 Years Old 1 More Event
Simon herself claimed in a 1936 interview that she fell ill after weeks of tests and rehearsing for the film. … Read More
1937 27 Years Old 1 More Event
Among others, she was cast in the Janet Gaynor role in the 1937 remake of the silent classic Seventh Heaven (1927), which co-starred James Stewart and flopped. … Read More
1938 28 Years Old There, she appeared in the Jean Renoir film La Bête Humaine (The Human Beast) in 1938. … Read More


1973 63 Years Old Her film roles were few after this and she made her final film appearance in 1973. … Read More
2005 95 Years Old Simon died in Paris, France, on 22 February 2005, aged 94, from natural causes. … Read More
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