Vlady, Marina (1938–)

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Vlady, Marina (1938–)

French actress. Name variations: Marina Versois; Marina. Born Marina de Poliakoff-Baidaroff (also seen as Baidarov), Mar 10, 1938, in Clichy, France; sister of Hélène Vallier, Olga Poliakoff, and Odile Versois (all actresses); m. Robert Hossein (director-actor), 1955 (div.); m. Vladimir Vysotsky, 1969 (died 1980).

Star of French and international films; made film debut in Orage d'eté (1949), followed by Pardon My French, Penne nere, Le Infedeli, Cavalcade of Song, Sie, Musoduro, Le Avventure di Giacomo Casanova, Sophie et le crime, Le Crâneur, La Sorcière, Crime et châtiment, La sentence, Les canailles, La Princesse de Clèves (title role), La ragazza in vetrina, The Seven Deadly Sins, Climats, La Cage, Le temps de vivre, La nuit Bulgare, Sappho, and Le complot; frequently seen on tv. Won Best Actress award at Cannes for Una storia moderna (The Conjugal Bed, 1963).

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