Leslie Caron

1 Jul 1931


Leslie Claire Margaret Caron (born 1 July 1931) is a French film actress and dancer, who appeared in 45 films between 1951 and 2003. Caron is best known for the musical films An American in Paris (1951), Lili (1953), Daddy Long Legs (1955), Gigi (1958), and for the non-musical films Fanny (1961), The L-Shaped Room (1962), and Father Goose (1964). She received two Academy Award nominations for Best Actress. She speaks French and English. She is one of the few dancers or actresses who has danced with all of Gene Kelly, Fred Astaire, Mikhail Baryshnikov, and Rudolf Nureyev.


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Filmography (33 titles)

(movie, 2003)
···Le Divorce
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Suzanne de Persand)
(movie, 2001)
···Murder on the Orient Express
Genre: Drama, Crime, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Sra. Alvarado)
(movie, 2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Madame Audel)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Role: Actor (as Madeleine)
(movie, 1995)
···Funny Bones
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Katie Parker)
(movie, 1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Elizabeth Prideaux)
(movie, 1990)
···Lenin: The Train
Genre: Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Nedeshda Krupskaja)
(movie, 1988)
···Lenin: The Train
Role: Actor (as Nadia)
(movie, 1984)
···La diagonale du fou
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Henia Liebskind)
(mini-series, 1984)
···Master of the Game
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Solange Dunas)
(movie, 1980)
···Tous vedettes!
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Role: Actor (as Lucille Berger)
(movie, 1979)
Genre: Drama, Science Fiction, Sport
Role: Actor (as Dr. Sammy Lee)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Véra)
(movie, 1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Role: Actor (as Alla Nazimova)
(movie, 1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Katherine Creighton)
(movie, 1970)
Genre: Western
Role: Actor (as Sister Mary)
(movie, 1967)
···Il padre di famiglia
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Paola, la moglie di Marco)
(movie, 1966)
···Paris brûle-t-il?
Genre: Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Françoise Labé)
(movie, 1965)
···A Very Special Favor
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Dr. Lauren Boullard)
(movie, 1965)
···Promise Her Anything
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Michele O'Brien)
(movie, 1964)
···Father Goose
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance, War
Role: Actor (as Catherine)
(movie, 1962)
···Guns of Darkness
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Claire Jordan)
(movie, 1962)
···The L-Shaped Room
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Jane Fosset)
(movie, 1960)
Genre: Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Mlle de Vaudey)
(movie, 1960)
···The Subterraneans
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Mardou Fox)
(movie, 1959)
···The Man Who Understood Women
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Ann Garantier)
(movie, 1958)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Role: Actor (as Gigi)
(movie, 1956)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Gaby)
(movie, 1955)
···The Glass Slipper
Genre: Musical, Romance
Role: Actor (as Ella)
(movie, 1953)
···The Story of Three Loves
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Role: Actor (as Mademoiselle (segment "Mademoiselle"))
(movie, 1952)
···Glory Alley
Genre: Drama, Music
Role: Actor (as Angela Evans)
(movie, 1951)
···An American in Paris
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Role: Actor (as Lise Bouvier)
(movie, 1951)
···The Man with a Cloak
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Madeline Minot)