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 Claudette Colbert

Claudette Colbert

Birth
Saint-Mande, Departement du Val-de-Marne, Île-de-France, France
Death 30 Jul 1996 (aged 92)
Speightstown, Saint Peter, Barbados
Burial Speightstown, Saint Peter, Barbados
Memorial ID 22371 · View Source
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Actress. She starred in more than 60 motion pictures during her career. Born Lily Claudette Chauchoin in Saint-Mandé, France, while still a child her parents moved the family to New York City, New York. He started her acting career on the Broadway stage in New York, and progressed to appearing in movies, becoming one of Hollywood’s all-time leading ladies. She won the Academy Award for Best Actress as heiress ‘Ellen "Ellie" Andrews’ in director Frank Capra’s "It Happened One Night”. Her costar, Clark Gable, won the award for Best Actor. The film itself was honored as Best Picture of the Year. She died in Speightstown, Barbados in 1996.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 17 May 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22371
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Claudette Colbert (13 Sep 1903–30 Jul 1996), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22371, citing Godings Bay Church Cemetery, Speightstown, Saint Peter, Barbados ; Maintained by Find A Grave .