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Also Known As: Maryse Mourer, Maryse Arley Died: February 6, 1967
Born: May 16, 1920 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: France Profession: actor

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Popular, tantalizing leading lady in French films of the 1950s. If Brigitte Bardot was France's equivalent during this time of Marilyn Monroe, the often brunette Carol was her country's version of Jane Russell and Ava Gardner and, like several of these other actresses, became as noted for her low-cut costumes as she was for other talents. In several films by her husband Christian-Jaque but most engaging in the title role of Max Ophuls's brilliant "Lola Montes" (1955).

Popular, tantalizing leading lady in French films of the 1950s. If Brigitte Bardot was France's equivalent during this time of Marilyn Monroe, the often brunette Carol was her country's version of Jane Russell and Ava Gardner and, like several of these other actresses, became as noted for her low-cut costumes as she was for other talents. In several films by her husband Christian-Jaque but most engaging in the title role of Max Ophuls's brilliant "Lola Montes" (1955).

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 The Counterfeiters of Paris (1962) Solange
2.
 Vanina Vanini (1961) Countess Vitelleschi
3.
 Love and the Frenchwoman (1961) Eliane
4.
 Nathalie Agent Secret (1960) Nathalie
5.
 Ten Seconds to Hell (1959) Margot Hoefler
6.
 Austerlitz (1959) Josephine
7.
 Action of the Tiger (1957) Tracy [Mallambert]
8.
 Nana (1957) Nana
9.
 Around the World in 80 Days (1956) Parisian girl in railroad station
10.
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1943:
Film debut
1948:
First starring role
1961:
Final film "Vanina Vanini"

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husband:
Christian-Jaque. Director.

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