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Claudette Colbert
Birth: Sep. 13, 1903
Departement du Val-de-Marne
Īle-de-France, France
Death: Jul. 30, 1996
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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  Jeanne Marie Loew Chauchoin (1877 - 1970)
  Norman Foster (1903 - 1976)
  Joel Pressman (1901 - 1968)*
*Calculated relationship
Godings Bay Church Cemetery
Saint Peter, Barbados
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Record added: May 17, 2001
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- poddop
 Added: Nov. 19, 2015

- Stacey
 Added: Nov. 16, 2015
Just watched 'It Happened One Night' and I enjoyed it very much even though you thought if was the worst movie you had ever done, ha. Bet you changed your mind with all the awards it got. Loved your acting and your unique voice. Looking forward to watchin...(Read more)
 Added: Oct. 4, 2015
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