Day, Josette (1914–1978)

views updated

Day, Josette (1914–1978)

French actress. Born Josette Dagory, July 31, 1914, in Paris, France; died June 29, 1978, in Paris; m. Marcel Pagnol (playwright, director, div.); m. a Belgian industrialist.

Made film debut at age 5; best known for her roles in films of Marcel Pagnol and Jean Cocteau, including Beauty in Beauty and the Beast.

About this article

Day, Josette (1914–1978)

Updated About encyclopedia.com content Print Article Share Article