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Annabella

From Wikipedia Annabella (14 July 1907 – 18 September 1996) was a French cinema actress who appeared in 46 films between 1927 and 1952, including some Hollywood films during the late 1930s and 1940s. Born Suzanne Georgette Charpentier in La Varenne Saint Hilaire, Val-de-Marne, France. Annabella's chance to enter films came when her father entertained a film producer who gave her a small part in Napoléon in 1927. It was not until she starred in Le Million that she was acclaimed and over the following decade established herself as one of France's most popular cinema actresses. In 1936 she won the Volpi Cup for Best Actress at the Venice Film Festival for Veille d'armes (1935). She was cast as the female lead in the British-made film Wings of the Morning (1937) opposite Henry Fonda. Under contract to 20th Century Fox, she traveled to America and appeared in Suez (1938) with Loretta Young and Tyrone Power. Her romance with Power was widely reported by movie magazines of the day. Darryl Zanuck, movie mogul at 20th Century-Fox, did not want his matinee idol married. He offered Annabella a multi-movie deal that would take her overseas. She refused to leave Power, and on completion of Suez, she returned to France to obtain a divorce from her then-husband, Jean Murat. She and Power married on 23 April 1939. The two honeymooned in Rome. Within a few months, Annabella and Power had again flown to Europe to bring Annabella's mother back to live in their home, while her father and brother remained behind. Her brother was ultimately shot and killed by the Nazis. Annabella made a return trip to bring her daughter, Anne, back from France to live with them. Power adopted Anne before leaving for the service. Anne Power later married actor Oskar Werner. Darryl F. Zanuck, angry with her for marrying his top box office star did not cast her in movies despite Annabella’s contract with 20th Century-Fox. Neither was she loaned out to other studios. She and Power appeared together in the play Liliom in New Haven, Connecticut. While Power was away at war, Annabella appeared in Blithe Spirit in Chicago. On Broadway, she received excellent notices for her work in Jacobowsky and the Colonel, directed by Elia Kazan, in 1944. Annabella also embarked on an affair with author Roald Dahl; she had refused to give Power a divorce to marry Judy Garland, and her marriage was strained. When Power returned from the war, the couple decided to try to make their marriage work once again. Annabella again worked in films, playing the female lead in 13 Rue Madeleine (1947) opposite James Cagney. She and Power divorced in 1948, and Annabella returned to France. In 1952 she made her final film, and retired after a 1954 TV appearance. Annabella and Tyrone Power remained very close, and after his divorce from Linda Christian, he attempted to reconcile with her, confessing that in giving her up, he had made a terrible mistake. However, Annabella refused. Power informed her that he would not take the elevator to leave her apartment, but the stairs, in case she changed her mind and called him back. She did not. Annabella died from a heart attack at Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, aged 89, and was interred in Passy Cemetery.


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Родился:
Jul 14, 1907
Кино / ТВ Кредиты:
25
Впервые появился:
на movie Napoléon 1927-11-14
Последний проект:
Кино Alegria de Viver 1958-01-01
Известный в фильмах
Poster of Саспенс
Poster of Suez
Poster of The Baroness and the Butler
Poster of Varieté
Фильмография
Кино Alegria de Viver 1958-01-01
Series Церемония вручения премии «Оскар» Unknown 1953-03-18
Кино Don Juan Lady Ontiveras 1950-10-16
Series Саспенс Unknown 1949-01-06
Кино 13 Rue Madeleine Suzanne de Beaumont 1947-01-15
Кино Tonight We Raid Calais Odette Bonnard 1943-04-30
Кино Bomber's Moon Lt. Alexandra Zorich, MD 1943-08-05
Кино Bridal Suite Luise Anzengruber 1939-05-26
Кино The Baroness and the Butler Baroness Katrina Marissey 1938-02-18
Кино Suez Toni Pellerin 1938-10-28
Кино Hôtel du Nord Renée 1938-12-19
Кино Wings of the Morning Young Marie (Prologue) / Maria, Duchess of Leyva 1937-03-11
Кино Under the Red Robe Lady Marguerite of Fiox 1937-05-31
Кино Dinner at the Ritz Ranie Racine 1937-11-26
Кино Anne-Marie Anne-Marie 1936-03-06
Кино La Bandera Aïscha, la Slaoui 1935-09-25
Кино L'équipage Hélène/Denise 1935-10-22
Кино Varieté Jeanne 1935-10-04
Кино Caravane Princess Wilma 1934-10-25
Кино Sonnenstrahl Anna 1933-08-25
Кино Quatorze Juillet Anna 1933-01-13
Кино Tavaszi zápor Marie Szabó 1933-02-17
Кино Le Million Béatrice 1931-04-03
Кино Maldone Flora Lévigné 1928-09-14
Кино Napoléon Violine Fleuri and Bernardine Eugénie Désirée Clary 1927-11-14