Emmy Lynn

Emmy Lynn (1889–1978) was a Spanish-born French actress.[1]

Lynn was born Emily Leigh in Barcelona to an English father who worked at the British Consulate and a half-Spanish and half-German mother. She arrived in Paris at the age of one.[2] She was first married to actor Henry Roussel, then to Charles Peignot, and to theatre critic, novelist and essayist Jean-Jacques Gautier.

Selected filmography


  1. http://ftvdb.bfi.org.uk/sift/individual/12188
  2. Francis, Ève (1966). "Interviews avec Emmy Lynn" (PDF). Fonds Commission de Recherche Historique. Référence : CRH79-B4. Cinémathèque française (in French). Retrieved 6 April 2019.

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