Astor, Junie

ACTOR, SINGER (FRANCE)
BORN 21 Dec 1912, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône - DIED 22 Aug 1967, Ste.-Magnance, Yonne
BIRTH NAME Risterucci, Rolande Jeanne
CAUSE OF DEATH car accident
GRAVE LOCATION Bagneux, Hauts-de-Seine: Cimetière Parisien, 45 Avenue Marx Dormoy (division 36, 14e ligne, 19e tombe)

June Aster started her career in 1933. In 1934 she performed next to Fernandel in "Adémaï aviateur". Jean Renoir gave her a part in Bas-fonds (1936) and in 1937 she received the Suzanne Bianchetti Prize for talent of the year.

In 1942 she was one of the actors who were invited by Propaganda Department in Paris to visit the studios in Berlin. After the war she had a last mayor part in "Du Guesclin". After that she appeared in minor movies. She withdrew from acting and managed two cinemas in Paris. In 1967 she died in a car accident.

Images

The grave of Junie Astor at the Cimetière Parisien, Bagneux.
Picture by Androom (03 Nov 2017)

 

The grave of Junie Astor at the Cimetière Parisien, Bagneux.
Picture by Androom (03 Nov 2017)

 

Sources
Junie Astor — Wikipédia


Aubart, Ninette

Published: 01 Jun 2018
Last update: 01 Jun 2018