Saint-Cyr, Renée

ACTOR (FRANCE)
BORN 16 Nov 1904, Beausoleil, Alpes-Maritimes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur - DIED 11 Jul 2004, Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, Île-de-France
REAL NAME Vittore, Marie-Louise Eugénie
GRAVE LOCATION Nice, Alpes-Maritimes: Cimetière du Château (Family Pantheon, near husband Charles Lautner)

Renée Saint-Cyr was the daughter of a hotel owner and an opera singer. She married jeweler and aviator Léopold Lautner von Vienna when she was twenty one. After she studied drama in Marseille she debuted in the film "The Two Orphans" in 1933. Her husband died in an airplane crash in 1938.

She was succesful in comedy as well as in drama and appeared in 66 movies between 1933 and 2004. She received the Légion d'honneur. Her son Georges Lautner was a succesful director.

Sources
Renée Saint-Cyr — Wikipédia
Internet Movie Database
Cimetière du Château - Wikipedia

Images

The grave of Charles Lautner and Renée Saint-Cyr at the Cimetière du Château, Nice.
Picture by androom (07 Mar 2014)

 


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