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Also Known As: Died:
Born: October 26, 1938 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: France Profession: actor, dancer

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A brunette bombshell who rose to fame in her homeland during the French New Wave, Bernadette Lafont is a French actress most closely associated with the films of renowned director Claude Chabrol. Her debut role came in an early short film by the legendary François Truffaut entitled "The Mischief Makers," and she firmly established her movie career with a leading turn in Chabrol's 1960 drama "The Good Time Girls." Staying active in subsequent decades and well into her 70s, Lafont rarely ventured outside of France, comfortable in her status as an esteemed national treasure.

A brunette bombshell who rose to fame in her homeland during the French New Wave, Bernadette Lafont is a French actress most closely associated with the films of renowned director Claude Chabrol. Her debut role came in an early short film by the legendary François Truffaut entitled "The Mischief Makers," and she firmly established her movie career with a leading turn in Chabrol's 1960 drama "The Good Time Girls." Staying active in subsequent decades and well into her 70s, Lafont rarely ventured outside of France, comfortable in her status as an esteemed national treasure.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Cat in Paris, A (2012)
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3.
 Tricheuse (2009)
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 Nos 18 Ans (2008)
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 I Do (2007)
8.
 Broken English (2007)
9.
 Little Color, A (2002)
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1957:
Film debut, "The Mischief-Makers/Les Mistons", a short directed by Francois Truffaut
1958:
First film with Claude Chabrol, "Handsome Serge/Le beau Serge", co-starred then husband Gerard Blain
1970:
Reunited with former husband Blain for "Cain de nulle part/Cain From Nowhere"
1973:
Starred in "The Mother and the Whore" with Jean-Pierre Léaud.
2010:
Lent her voice to the lauded animated film "A Cat in Paris."
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husband:
Gerard Blain. Actor. Married in 1956; divorced in 1958.
husband:
Diourka Medveczky. Sculptor, filmmaker. Married in 1959; divorced in 1973.

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daughter:
Pauline Medveczky. Died in a fall from a cliff in 1988 at age 26.

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