Suzy Delair (1917–2020)


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Prototype of the sexy cheeky French lady, Suzy Delair was discovered by Henri-Georges Clouzot, who became her companion and gave her two memorable roles : Mila Malou, inspector Wens' unbearable girlfriend in two films, The Last One of the Six (1941), which he wrote, and The Murderer Lives at Number 21 (1942), which he penned and directed; and the ... See full bio »

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(age 102) in Paris, France

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Known For

The Murderer Lives at Number 21 Mila Malou - la maîtresse tapageuse de Wens
(1942)
The Last One of the Six Mila Malou - une chanteuse de cabaret, la maîtresse gouailleuse de Wens
(1941)
(1973)
Quai des Orfèvres Marguerite Chauffournier Martineau, aka Jenny Lamour
(1947)

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 1987 Traquenards (TV Series)
 1984 L'âge vermeil (TV Mini Series)
Betty de la Saussnaie
 1981 Le mythomane (TV Series)
Tante Victoire
- L'émir est arrivé (1981) ... Tante Victoire
- Fausse mornifle (1981) ... Tante Victoire
- Un pantalon tout neuf (1981) ... Tante Victoire
- Le chien-chien de la star (1981) ... Tante Victoire
- Les tueurs à gages (1981) ... Tante Victoire
 1976 Forget Me, Mandoline
Mireille
 1974 Au théâtre ce soir (TV Series)
Cora Fontaine
- L'or et la paille (1974) ... Cora Fontaine
 1973 The Mad Adventures of Rabbi Jacob
Germaine Pivert
 1972 L'argent par les fenêtres (TV Movie)
Gloria
 1967 Les créatures du bon Dieu (TV Series)
La fiancée du capitaine
- Le chat de Brest (1967) ... La fiancée du capitaine
 1966 Is Paris Burning?
Une Parisienne (uncredited)
 1966 Adieux de Tabarin (TV Movie)
Paulette Darty
 1965 Le manège des amoureux (TV Movie)
Irénée
 1963 Chicken Feed for Little Birds
Antoinette - la bouchère
 1960 Rocco and His Brothers
Luisa
 1960 Les régates de San Francisco
Lucilla, la mère de Lidia
 1956 Gervaise
Virginie Poisson - la perfide ennemie de Gervaise
 1956 Fernandel the Dressmaker
Adrienne Vignard
 1954 Fly in the Ointment
Lucette Gauthier - la maîtresse de Fernand
 1950 Utopia
Chérie Lamour
 1950 Lost Souvenirs
Suzy Henebey (episode "Une couronne mortuaire")
 1950 Lady Paname
Raymonde Bosset, dite Caprice - une chanteuse de music-hall
 1950 I'm in the Revue
La chanteuse
 1949 White Paws
Odette Kerouan
 1948 Par la fenêtre
Fernande et Yvette
 1947 Quai des Orfèvres
Marguerite Chauffournier Martineau, aka Jenny Lamour
 1947 Copie conforme
Coraline
 1945 La vie de bohème
Phémie - la blanchisseuse / Femia
 1942 Défense d'aimer
Totte - une manucure
 1942 The Murderer Lives at Number 21
Mila Malou - la maîtresse tapageuse de Wens
 1941 The Last One of the Six
Mila Malou - une chanteuse de cabaret, la maîtresse gouailleuse de Wens
 1936 Prends la route (as Delaire)
 1935 Les soeurs Hortensia
Une femme au cabaret (uncredited)
 1935 Ferdinand le noceur
Madame Alice - Une prostituée de la maison close (uncredited)
 1934 L'or dans la rue
Madeleine - l'amie de Gaby
 1934 Dédé (uncredited)
 1934 La crise est finie (uncredited)
 1934 Poliche
Une Danseuse (uncredited)
 1934 Casanova
 1933 Let's Touch Wood
La petite compagne d'amusement
 1931 Un caprice de la Pompadour
Une soubrette de la Pompadour
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Other Works:

Théâtre du Palais Royal, Paris, Compagnie Renaud-Barrault. Sings and plays Metella in Offenbach's " La Vie Parisienne ".

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Alternate Names:

Delaire
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February 28, 1948, she sang the French song "C'est si bon" (composed in 1947 by Henri Betti with the lyrics of André Hornez) with Aimé Barelli and his Orchestra at the Hotel Negresco during the first "Nice Jazz Festival". Louis Armstrong was present and loved the song. June 26, 1950, he recorded the American version of the song (English lyrics by Jerry Seelen) in New York with Sy Oliver and his ... See more »

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Capricorn

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