Bessy, Francine

ACTOR (FRANCE)
BORN 6 Nov 1917, Paris - DIED 28 Jan 2004, Meaux, Seine-et-Marne
REAL NAME Willems, Francine Berthe Florence
GRAVE LOCATION Paris: Montmartre Cimetière, 20 Avenue Rachel (division 33)

Francine Bessy came from a Belgian family. She appeared in several movies between 1935 and 1947. She was a muse of the painter Marie Laurencin who painted her thirty times. In 1950 she married the actor Pierre Dux. He died in 1990. After her own death in 2004 she was buried in the same grave at Montmartre Cemetery in Paris.

Family
• Husband: Dux, Pierre (1950-1990)

Related persons
• worked as a model for Laurencin, Marie

Images

The grave of Émilenne Dux and Pierre Dux at the Montmartre Cimetière, Paris.
Picture by Androom (05 Nov 2017)

 

Sources
Francine Bessy — Wikipédia


Bestall, Alfred Edmeades

Published: 29 Sep 2019
Last update: 29 Sep 2019