Flory, Regine (1894–1926)

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Flory, Regine (1894–1926)

French actress and dancer. Born July 24, 1894, in Marseilles, France; died June 17, 1926, in Paris; dau. of M. Arlaz; educated in Marseilles.

An acrobatic dancer, made stage debut at the Capucines Theater, Paris, in Avec le Sourire (1911), followed by Le Matricule 607, Reine s'Amuse, Non … mais … (lead), Oh! Milord (lead), and Hullo Paris, among others; made London debut as Babette in Paris Frissons (1913), remaining there for The Passing Show, By Jingo if We Do, Vanity Fair (lead), and The Beauty Spot; best-known for specialty act, in which she danced in a gold skirt against a gold background and was billed "The Bas Relief."