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Claudette Colbert
Birth: Sep. 13, 1903
Saint-Mande
Departement du Val-de-Marne
Īle-de-France, France
Death: Jul. 30, 1996
Speightstown
Saint Peter, Barbados

Actress who starred in more than 60 films. Claudette Colbert died in Speightstown, Barbados, on July 30, 1996. (This was her vacation home.) Her permanent address was Manhattan. She was born on September 13, 1903, in France. Her real name was "Lily Claudette Chauchoin. While still a child her parents moved the family to New York. She won the Best Actress award in 1934 for "It Happened One Night," a Frank Capra movie. Her costar, Clark Gable, won the award for Best Actor; the film was honored as Best Picture of the Year. In 1928 she married Norman Foster. That marriage ended in divorce. She married Dr. Joel J. Pressman in 1935. Joel J. Pressman was born February 11, 1901 in Pennsylvania; he died February 26, 1968, Beverly Hills (Los Angeles County), California. They had no children. 
 
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  Joel Pressman (1901 - 1968)*
 
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Burial:
Godings Bay Church Cemetery
Speightstown
Saint Peter, Barbados
 
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Record added: May 17, 2001
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Dear Claudette,I loved all your movies, but the one "for me" that stands out is Since You Went Away; you played the Mother of two daughters, Shirley Temple and Jennifer Jones...your husband had just gone off to war and you were trying to hold things toget...(Read more)
- Patricia Trani
 Added: Aug. 31, 2014
In sweet, loving memory...
-Anonymous
 Added: Aug. 23, 2014
Beautiful actress! Watched her in The Smiling Lieutenant and Skylark, wonderfully talented.
- Ethel
 Added: Aug. 19, 2014
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