Leslie Caron

Leslie Caron

  • Birthday: 1931-07-01
  • Place of birth: Boulogne-Billancourt, Seine [now Hauts-de-Seine], France
  • Also know as: Лесли Карон

Biography

Leslie Claire Margaret Caron (born 1 July 1931) is a French-American actress, dancer and writer. She is the recipient of various accolades, including a Golden Globe Award, two BAFTA Awards, and a Primetime Emmy Award, in addition to nominations for two Academy Awards. Caron started her career as a ballerina. She made her film debut in the musical An American in Paris (1951), followed by roles in The Man with a Cloak (1951), Glory Alley (1952) and The Story of Three Loves (1953), before receving critical acclaim for her role as an orphan in Lili (also 1953), which earned her the BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Actress and garnered nominations for an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award. As a leading lady, Caron went on to star in films such as The Glass Slipper, Daddy Long Legs (both 1955), Gigi (1958), Fanny (1961), both of which earned her Golden Globe nominations, Guns of Darkness (1962), The L-Shaped Room (both 1962), Father Goose (1964) and A Very Special Favor (1965). For her role of a single pregnant woman in The L-Shaped Room, Caron, in addition to receiving a second Academy Award nomination, won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama and a second BAFTA Award. Caron's other roles include Is Paris Burning? (1966), That's Entertainment! (1974), The Man Who Loved Women, Valentino (both 1977), Damage (1992), Funny Bones (1995), Chocolat (2000) and Le Divorce (2003). In 2007, she won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for her performance of a child molestation victim in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. Description above from the Wikipedia article Leslie Caron, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Filmography

Chocolat

2000

As Mrs. Audel

An American in Paris

1951

As Lise Bouvier

Lenin: The Train

1990

As Nedeshda Krupskaja

Is Paris Burning?

1966

As Françoise Labé

Damage

1992

As Elizabeth Prideaux

Father Goose

1964

As Catherine Freneau

Murder on the Orient Express

2001

As Miss Alvarado

Le Divorce

2003

As Suzanne de Persand

Daddy Long Legs

1955

As Julie Andre

Funny Bones

1995

As Katie Parker

Valentino

1977

As Alla Nazimova

Lili

1953

As Lili Daurier

Dangerous Moves

1984

As Henia Liebskind

Gigi

1958

As Gilberte "Gigi"

The Battle of Austerlitz

1960

As Mlle de Vaudey

The Ring

1996

As Madame de Saint Marne

The Man with a Cloak

1951

As Madeline Minot

Nicole

1978

As Nicole

Fanny

1961

As Fanny

The L-Shaped Room

1962

As Jane Fosset

Surreal Estate

1976

As Céleste

Chandler

1971

As Katherine Creighton

Promise Her Anything

1966

As Michele O'Brien

Gaby

1956

As Gaby

A Very Special Favor

1965

As Dr. Lauren Boullard

The Story of Three Loves

1953

As Mademoiselle

The Four Truths

1962

As Annie (segment "Les deux pigeons")

The Glass Slipper

1955

As Ella

The Doctor's Dilemma

1959

As Mrs. Dubedat

Passion's Way

1999

As Regine De Chantelle

Reel Horror

1985

As Nicole (archive footage)

Glory Alley

1952

As Angela

The Subterraneans

1960

As Mardou Fox

The Man Who Understood Women

1959

As Ann Garantier

Guns of Darkness

1962

As Claire Jordan

The Man Who Lived at the Ritz

1988

As Coco Chanel

All Stars

1980

As Lucille Berger

That's Entertainment!

1974

As (archive footage)

Imperative

1982

As Mother

That's Entertainment, Part II

1976

As (archive footage)

Goldengirl

1979

As Dr. Sammy Lee

Let It Be Me

1995

As Marguerite

That's Entertainment! III

1994

As (archive footage)

Courage Mountain

1990

As Jane Hilary

Madron

1970

As Sister Mary

Love, Cecil

2017

As Self

Carola

1973

As Carola

A Christmas Carol

2020

As The Ghost of Christmas Past (voice)

Warriors and Prisoners

1990

As Madame Yvonne

Warren Beatty - Mister Hollywood

2015

As Self (archive footage)

Normandy: The Great Crusade

1994

As Mary-Louise Osmont (voice)

The Perfect Age

2017

As Marguerite

Quand Jean devint Renoir

2017

As Self - Interviewee

Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff

2010

As Fanny (archive footage)

Written on Water

2020

As Pauline

The Contract

1980

As Penelopa Wilson, bratowa Adama, matka Patrycji

The Men Who Made the Movies: Vincente Minnelli

1973

As Self (archive footage)

Il était une fois... « La règle du jeu »

2011

As Self (actrice et amie de Jean Renoir)

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