Sep. 13, 1903 Saint-Mande Departement du Val-de-Marne Īle-de-France, France
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.
I love to watch your movies. Thank you for leaving us your body of film work to enjoy in the years to come. God Bless & comfort those you have left behind who mourn your passing. Rest in Eternal Heavenly Peace. -
m.g. Added: May. 2, 2016
I watched a movie you were in with Ann-Margret earlier this evening. Sorry I haven't come to your page before. You, of course was one of the greats of hollywood. Rest in peace.😇 -
gecko Added: Mar. 29, 2016