Mireille Balin

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Mireille Balin
Mireille Balin e Fosco Giachetti in Alcazar fotodiscena.jpg
Mireille Balin and Fosco Giachetti in The Siege of the Alcazar (1940)
Born
Blanche Mireille Césarine Balin

(1909-07-20)20 July 1909
Died9 November 1968(1968-11-09) (aged 59)
Years active19321948

Mireille Césarine Balin (born Blanche Mireille Césarine Balin; 20 July 1909, in Monte Carlo 9 November 1968 in Paris, France) [1] was a French-Italian actress. Considered one of the finest actresses of French cinema in the 1930s, she was discredited by her fraternization with the Nazis. During Nazi occupation of France, she became romantically involved with an officer of the Wehrmacht and at the end of war she was imprisoned in Fresnes until January 1945. She retired from film in 1947. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 "Balin, Mireille (1911–1968)." Dictionary of Women Worldwide: 25,000 Women Through the Ages, edited by Anne Commire and Deborah Klezmer, vol. 1, Yorkin Publications, 2007, p. 123. Gale eBooks. Accessed 11 Aug. 2021.