Leslie Caron Overview

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Born: July 01, 1931

Born in Paris, France to a French father and an American mother, Leslie Caron began her career as a dancer at the age of 10 in the Ballets des Champs-Elysées. Gene Kelly was searching for a dancer to co-star opposite him in the musical feature An American in Paris and spotted Caron performing in a ballet. She got the job and landed a contract with MGM. Caron went on to star in more than 45 features, including the lead role in the beloved classic Gigi (1958) alongside other French stars Maurice... See All


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