Lila Kedrova
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1918
Birth Place:
Petrograd, Russia (now St. Petersburg)

Biography

Born in Russia during the second year of the communist regime, actress Lila Kedrova has spent most of her life in France. After spending a decade establishing herself in European films and theatrical productions, Kedrova won an Academy Award for her first English-speaking role: fading courtesan Madame Hortense in 1964's Zorba the Greek (she replaced Simone Signoret, who withdrew shortly after...