Luchaire, Corinne (1921–1950)

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Luchaire, Corinne (1921–1950)

French actress. Born Feb 11, 1921, in Paris, France; died of TB, Jan 22, 1950, in Paris; dau. of Jean Luchaire (journalist, shot for collaboration, Feb 1946).

Was a big hit in Prison sans barreaux (Prison Without Bars, 1938); made 5 other films (1939–40), including Conflit and Le dernier tournant; after WWII, was convicted as a collaborator with the Nazis, spent months in jail, and died in poverty.

See also autobiography (in French) Ma drôle de vie (1949).

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