- Claudette Colbert was an American cinema actress, and a leading lady in Hollywood for over two decades, who has been called "The mixture of beauty, sophistication, wit, and vivacity"
|Born:||13 September 1903 Comment |
|When did Claudette Colbert die? / Died||30 July 1996|
|How many years did Claudette Colbert live? / Lived||92 years|
Claudette Colbert facts
- Colbert began her career in Broadway productions during the late 1920s, progressing to film with the advent of talking pictures
- Initially associated with Paramount Pictures, Colbert later gradually shifted to working as a freelance actress
- She won the Academy Award for Best Actress in It Happened One Night (1934), and received two other Academy Award nominations
- Other notable films include Cleopatra (1934) and The Palm Beach Story (1942)
- With her round apple-face, big eyes, charm, aristocratic manner, and flair for light comedy as well as emotional drama, Colbert was known for a versatility that led to her becoming one of the best-paid stars of the 1930s and 1940s
- During her career, Colbert starred in more than sixty movies
- She was the industry's highest-paid star in 1938 and 1942
- Among her frequent co-stars were Fred MacMurray in seven films (1935−1949), and Fredric March in four films (1930−1933)
- By the early 1950s, she had largely retired from the screen in favor of television and stage work, earning a Tony Award nomination for The Marriage-Go-Round in 1959
- Her career tapered off during the early 1960s, but in the late 1970s she experienced a career resurgence in theater, earning a Sarah Siddons Award for her Chicago theater work in 1980
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