|ACTOR, COMEDIAN (ROMANIA)|
BORN 8 Sep 1917, Bucharest - DIED 8 Dec 1990, Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine|
REAL NAME Marconi, Ecaterina
GRAVE LOCATION Paris: Montmartre Cimetière, 20 Avenue Rachel (division 01, ligne 01)
Lana Marconi was born in Romania. She arrived with her mother
in Paris in 1922. After her studies she frequented artistic
circles. She knew Arletty, who introduced her to Sacha Guitry.
Since 1945 she was his companion and in 1949 they married. She
was his fitfh and last wife.|
Lana played in seven of his plays and twelve of his movies. She never worked with another director. Guitry died in 1957. She lived until 1990 and after her death she was buried beside him at Montmartre Cemetery in Paris.