Pascale Petit (actress)

Pascale Petit (born Anne-Marie Pettit;[1] 27 February 1938) is a French actress.[2] She appeared in more than fifty films from 1957 to 2001.

Pascale Petit
Born (1938-02-27) 27 February 1938
Years active1957-2001


Working as a hairdresser, she entered films when her beauty was noticed by actress Françoise Lugagne whose husband Raymond Rouleau was searching for young actresses for his directorial debut The Crucible (1957). Petit played the role of Mary Warren[3].

The following year she was awarded the Prix Suzanne Bianchetti in 1958 for her role as Rosalie in One Life (1958). During the 1960s Petit appeared as the female lead in several European international co-productions such as portraying Cleopatra in the 1962 film A Queen for Caesar. Petit appeared opposite Roger Moore, Ray Danton, Jeffrey Hunter, Guy Madison and Curd Jurgens. In the 1970s and 1980s she performed a variety of roles on French Television.

Selected filmography

Year Title Role Director Notes
1957 The Crucible Mary Warren Raymond Rouleau
1958 One Life Rosalie Alexandre Astruc
Young Sinners Mic Marcel Carné
1959 Women Are Weak Agathe Michel Boisrond
Julie la Rousse Julie Claude Boissol
1960 Une fille pour l'été Manette Édouard Molinaro
Vers l'extase Catherine René Wheeler
It Happened All Night Christine Fiesco Henri Verneuil
Lettere di una novizia Margherita Passi Alberto Lattuada
1961 Les Démons de minuit Daniele Marc Allégret,
Charles Gérard
1962 No Man's Land Giuditta Fabrizio Taglioni
Cross of the Living Maria Ivan Govar
A Queen for Caesar Cleopatra Piero Pierotti,
Victor Tourjansky
1964 Comment épouser un premier ministre Marion Michel Boisrond
1965 Code Name: Jaguar Pilar Perez Maurice Labro
1966 Zwei Girls vom Roten Stern Anja Petrovna Sammy Drechsel
Un soir à Tibériade Madame Pronti Hervé Bromberger
Killer's Carnival Lotty Sheldon Reynolds,
Robert Lynn,
Alberto Cardone
1967 Fast ein Held Hélène Rainer Erler
The Sweet Sins of Sexy Susan Caroline Franz Antel
1968 Find a Place to Die Lisa Martin Giuliano Carnimeo
Sexy Susan Sins Again Elisa Bonaparte Franz Antel
The Last Mercenary Maria Mel Welles
1970 Berlin Affair Wendi David Lowell Rich TV film
Die Weibchen Miriam Zbyněk Brynych
1971 Chronique d'un couple Nathalie Cantel Roger Coggio
1972 Boccaccio Giletta di Narbona Bruno Corbucci
Four Times That Night Esmeralda Mario Bava
1975 Le dolci zie Benedetta Mario Imperoli
1987 The Aggression Ilse Trapmann Theodor Kotulla


  1. Joseph F. Clarke (1977). Pseudonyms. BCA. p. 131.

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