Manès, Gina (1893–1989)

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Manès, Gina (1893–1989)

French actress. Name variations: Gina Manes. Born April 7, 1983, in Paris, France; died Sept 6, 1989, in Toulouse, France.

Made film debut in L'homme sans visage (1919), followed by La nuit rouge, La main qui a tué, Napoléon (as Josephine), Sables, Synd, Quartier Latin, Nuits de princes, Grock, Pax, Divine, Mayerling, Le mort, S.O.S. Sahara, La Bella Otero, Les carnets du Major Thompson and Bonaparte et la révolution (as Josephine), among others; probably best remembered for performance in title role of Feyder's Du sollst nicht ehebrechen (Thérèse Raquin, 1928); retired from the screen to run a restaurant and acting school in Morocco.