Marie Dubois

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Marie Dubois

Marie Dubois (born Claudine Lucie Pauline Huzé; 12 January 1937 – 15 October 2014) was a Parisian-born French actress.



She studied at l'École de la rue Blanche (ENSATT) [1] and made her film debut in 1959, first gaining notice the next year as Léna in Shoot the Piano Player . She then played mainly supporting roles. In the 1960s she appeared in New Wave films such as Jules and Jim and The Thief of Paris , thrillers like Hot Line , and comedies like La Ronde , La Grande Vadrouille , and Monte Carlo or Bust .

Other film appearances by Dubois during the 1970s include L'Innocente , The Surveyors , Vincent, François, Paul et les autres , Night Flight from Moscow and La Menace . In 1978 she won the César Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Dominique Montlaur in La Menace. [2] In the 1980s she appeared in Mon oncle d'Amérique , La Petite Sirène , Une femme en fuite , Garçon! and Descente aux enfers (for which she received a second César nomination for Best Supporting Actress in 1987 for her role as Lucette Beulemans [3] ).

Personal life

Dubois married French film actor Serge Rousseau in 1961. They remained together until his death in 2007. The couple had a daughter, actress Dominique Rousseau. Marie Dubois died on 15 October 2014, aged 77, in Lescar, following a long battle with multiple sclerosis. [4]


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  2. "César Awards, France". 4 February 1978. Retrieved 31 August 2014.
  3. "César Awards, France". 7 March 1987. Retrieved 31 August 2014.
  4. Marie Dubois - obituary