Colette Marchand

1925 - 2015

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Colette Janine Marchand (29 April 1925 – 5 June 2015) was a French prima ballerina and actress. She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1952 for her performance as Marie Charlet in Moulin Rouge, directed by John Huston. During the height of her dance career she was considered one of the greatest dancers in Europe, known as Les jambes (The Legs), along with Violetta Elvin, Zizi Jeanmaire, Yvette Chauviré, Janine Charrat, and Margot Fonteyn. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Colette Marchand has received more than 42,445 page views. Her biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Colette Marchand is the 4,419th most popular actor (down from 3,990th in 2019), the 3,840th most popular biography from France (down from 3,243rd in 2019) and the 251st most popular French Actor.

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Among actors, Colette Marchand ranks 4,419 out of 10,030Before her are Shuhrat Abbosov, Jason Gray-Stanford, Alice Davenport, Brandon Routh, Eriq La Salle, and Elizabeth Gillies. After her are Richard Mulligan, Bárbara Mori, Guy Madison, Kati Outinen, Geoff Pierson, and Margaret Colin.

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Among people born in 1925, Colette Marchand ranks 332Before her are Vladimir Shainsky, Carlo Annovazzi, James Mellaart, Andrei Eshpai, Angelo Conterno, and Alain Decaux. After her are Lyuben Berov, Georges Stuber, Tony Benn, Ritwik Ghatak, Guru Dutt, and Phillip V. Tobias. Among people deceased in 2015, Colette Marchand ranks 299Before her are Marília Pêra, Oleg Bryjak, Jacques Parizeau, Jim Loscutoff, Herberto Hélder, and Allen Toussaint. After her are Helmut Dietl, Scott Weiland, Martin Gilbert, Nina Companeez, Ron Moody, and Cilla Black.

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In France

Among people born in France, Colette Marchand ranks 3,840 out of 5,234Before her are Augustin Chantrel (1906), Paul Fritsch (1901), François Remetter (1928), Corinne Hermès (1961), Alain Decaux (1925), and Dominique Colonna (1928). After her are Henry of Blois (1096), Adèle Exarchopoulos (1993), Virginie Despentes (1969), Guillaume Bieganski (1932), Sébastien Ogier (1983), and Joseph Jean Pierre Laurent (1823).

Among ACTORS In France

Among actors born in France, Colette Marchand ranks 251Before her are Solveig Dommartin (1961), Valérie Kaprisky (1962), Antoine de Caunes (1953), Sebastian Roché (1964), Benoît Magimel (1974), and Maïwenn (1976). After her are Adèle Exarchopoulos (1993), Frédéric Diefenthal (1968), Jules Berry (1883), Valérie Lemercier (1964), André Wilms (1947), and Emmanuelle Devos (1964).

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