Marquet, Mary (1895–1979)

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Marquet, Mary (1895–1979)

Russianborn actress. Born April 14, 1895, in St. Petersburg, Russia; died Aug 29, 1979, in Paris, France, after a fall.

Made stage debut (1912), traveling with Paul Porel, then appeared in Les Trois Mousquetaires (1914), Les Cathédrales, L'Aiglon, L'Homme à la Rose, La Bataille and La Dolorès; joined Comédie Française (1923) and appeared there in most of the classical revivals and original plays, most notably Le Maitre de son Coeur, Christine, Madame Quinze, Andromaque, Bajazet, Athalie, Phèdre and Le soulier de satin; made many films, including Sapho, Si Versailles m'était conté (as Mme de Maintenon), Paris canaille, Au voleur, Landru, Arsène Lupin contre Arsène Lupin, Phèdre and Fellini's Casanova.