Claudette Colbert (September 13, 1903 – July 30, 1996) was an American film actress and a leading lady in Hollywood for over two decades, and has been called "The mixture of inimitably beauty, sophistication, wit, and vivacity". Colbert began her career in Broadway productions during the late 1920s, progressing to motion pictures with the advent of sound film. 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). Read more on Wikipedia.
|Born Name:||Emilie Claudette Chauchoin|
|Born:||Sep 13, 1903 in Saint-Mandé, Val-de-Marne, France|
|Died:||Jul 30, 1996|