Françoise Fabian
Date of Birth
May 10, 1932
Birth Place:
Algier, Algeria


Born Michele Cortes de Leone y Fabianera to a Spanish father and Polish mother, Francoise Fabian trained at the Algerian Conservatory of Dramatic Arts, then moved to Paris; there she attended the Conservatory and debuted onstage in the early '50s. She debuted onscreen in Memoires d'un Flic (1955), going on to a fairly busy screen career as a leading lady in French and some Italian films. In the...