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 Elvire Popesco

Elvire Popesco

Birth
Bucharest, Bucuresti Municipality, Romania
Death 11 Dec 1993 (aged 99)
Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Burial Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Plot Division 85
Memorial ID 7646 · View Source
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Actress. Born in Bucharest, Romania, she was stage performer making her big screen film debut in “Independenţa României” (1912). In 1919, she became the artistic theatre director of the Excelsior Theatre, which she managed and then starred in the movie “Ţigăncuşa de la iatac” (1923). Moving to Paris, France, she was director of Théâtre de Paris (1956–65) and Theatre Marigny (1965–78). She also played in the movies “La Présidente”(1938), “Tricoche et Cacolet” (1938), “Ils étaient neuf célibataires” (1939), “Paradis perdu” (1940), “Austerlitz” (Gance, 1960) and “Purple Moon” (1960). At age 84, she played the leading role in “La Mamma” on the sage of the Théâtre de Paris. She died in Paris, France, at age 99.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 12 Dec 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7646
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elvire Popesco (10 May 1894–11 Dec 1993), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7646, citing Cimetière du Père Lachaise, Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France ; Maintained by Find A Grave .