Odette Joyeux
Date of Birth
Dec 05, 1914
Birth Place:
Paris, France

Biography

After training as a dancer she appeared on the Paris stage while still in her teens. She debuted onscreen at age 14 in 1931, appearing in two or three more films before her first important role, in Marc Allegret's Entree des Artistes/The Curtain Rises (1938). In the '40s she was one of the top French film stars. After 1950 she appeared onscreen only rarely, devoting herself to writing novels,...