Catherine Deneuve Overview

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Born: October 22, 1943

Best known for her breathtaking beauty and distinctive, emotionally complex roles, Deneuve was born as one of four daughters in Paris, France. Following in her parents' footsteps, she entered the acting profession by her teen years, using her mother's maiden name and appearing in several routine movies such as Les Portes Claquent (1960). By 1964 she had risen to international star status with her performance in the musical The Umbrellas of Cherbourg. The burst of stardom that accompanied her... See All

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