Capucine (1931–1990)

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Capucine (1931–1990)

French model and actress. Born Germaine Lefebvre, Jan 6, 1931, in Toulon, France; died Mar 17, 1990, in Lausanne, Switzerland, after jumping from the balcony of her 8th-floor apartment; m. Pierre Trabaud, 1950 (div. 1950).

Was a top hautecouture model in Paris; made film debut in Rendez-vous de juillet (1949), followed by Song without End, North to Alaska, Walk on the Wild Side, The Lion, The Pink Panther, What's New Pussycat?, Fellini's Satyricon, Trail of the Pink Panther and Curse of the Pink Panther, among others; close friend of Audrey Hepburn; became more and more reclusive in later years.

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Capucine (1931–1990)

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