Fontan, Gabrielle

ACTOR, COMEDIAN (FRANCE)
BORN 16 Apr 1873, Bordeaux, Gironde - DIED 8 Sep 1959, Juvisy-sur-Orge, Essonne
BIRTH NAME Pène-Castel, Gabrielle Marie Joséphine
CAUSE OF DEATH cancer
GRAVE LOCATION Paris: Cimetière parisien de Pantin, Pantin, Seine-St. Denis (division 139)

Gabrielle Fontan appeared in 125 movies between 1927 and 1959. In 1920 she started her own drama class. She was asked by Charles Dullin to play in "Maldone" in 1927 and this started her career in cinema at the age of 54. She often played smaller parts for three decades. Meanwhile she also appeared in the theatre. She died in Juvisy-sur-Orge in 1959.

Images

The grave of Gabrielle Fontan at the Cimetière Parisien de Pantin, Paris.
Picture by Androom (04 Nov 2017)

 

Sources
Wikipedia (FR)


Fontane, Theodor

Published: 26 Dec 2019
Last update: 26 Dec 2019