Marta Labarr (born Martha Eugénie Claquin; 4 June 1912 – 30 June 1999) was a French-American singer and actress who appeared in 11 British and French films, usually as a leading lady. Her final film was the 1946 thriller Tehran, playing opposite Derek Farr. She also appeared on the London stage in musicals. She later worked as a language coach, teaching Gina Lollobrigida amongst others. She is buried in Hautefort (France).
4 June 1912
|Died||30 June 1999 (aged 87)|
|Other names||Martha Labarr|
|Years active||1936–1946 (film)|
Labarr was born in New York City to French parents, Charles and Élizabeth Claquin, and had an older sister, Andrée Claquin. Her father was a salesman.
- New York, New York, Birth Index, 1910-1965
- Murphy, Brown & Burton p.217
- Canales p.144
- 1920 United States Federal Census
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- Gänzl, Kurt. The British Musical Theatre: 1915-1984. MacMillan Press, 1986.
- Murphy, Robert & Brown, Geoff & Burton, Alan. Directors in British and Irish Cinema: A Reference Companion. BFI, 2006.