Dominique Blanchar

Dominique Blanchar (born Dominique Marie Thérèse Blanchard; 2 June 1927 – 19 November 2018) was a stage, television, and film actress from France. She won two Molière Awards in her career.

Dominique Blanchar
Born
Dominique Marie Thérèse Blanchard

(1927-06-02)2 June 1927
Paris, France
Died19 November 2018(2018-11-19) (aged 91)
Paris, France
OccupationActress
Years active1947–2006
Spouse(s)
Jean Servais
(m. 1952; his death 1976)
Parent(s)Pierre Blanchar
Marthe Vinot

Personal life

Dominique Blanchar was born in Paris, the daughter of actors Pierre Blanchar and Marthe Vinot.[1]

Blanchar was married to the Belgian actor Jean Servais, until his death in 1976.[2]

She died on 19 November 2018 at the age of 91.[3]

Career

Blanchar acted in both French and English language films.

Selected filmography

Year Title Role Notes
1949Le Secret de MayerlingMarie Vetsera
1951Decision Before DawnMonique
1952The Song of Sister MariaSor María de la Asunción
1959Drôles de phénomènesAnny Volland
1959Ce corps tant désiréLa fille
1960L'AvventuraGiulia
1981Strange AffairLa mère de Louis
1992Bella vista(final film role)

Awards

Blanchar won the Molière Award for Best Supporting Actress twice for her roles in Tout comme il faut (As Better, Better Than Before) in 1997 and Les Femmes Savantes (The Learned Ladies) in 2000.

References

  1. "Dominique Blanchar". IMdB. Retrieved 16 March 2014.
  2. "Addio all'attrice francese Dominique Blanchar, recitò con Antonioni in L'avventura". https://ilmattino.it. 21 November 2018. Retrieved 21 November 2018. External link in |work= (help)
  3. "RIP. Dominique Blanchar, comédienne de Louis Jouvet, Albert Camus et Claude Régy". profession-spectacle.com. 20 November 2018. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
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