Claude Jade
Date of Birth
Oct 08, 1948
Birth Place:
Dijon, France

Biography

As the daughter of two English professors employed at a Protestant University in Dijon, Claude Jade -- christened Claude Jorré -- attended her native city's Conservatory of Dramatic Art, where she trained extensively as a stage actor. The teenage Jade displayed prodigious dramatic promise and, at the tender age of 18, netted the Conservatory's highly coveted Best Actress prize for her...