Françoise Dorléac

French actress (1942–1967)

Françoise Paulette Louise Dorléac (21 March 1942 – 26 June 1967) was a French actress and model. She was the oldest sister of Catherine Deneuve. She was known for her roles in Philippe de Broca's movie L'homme de Rio, François Truffaut's La peau douce, Roman Polanski's Cul-de-sac, and Val Guest's Where the Spies Are.

Françoise Dorléac
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Born(1942-03-21)21 March 1942
Died26 June 1967(1967-06-26) (aged 25)
Cause of deathCar crash
Alma materFrench National Academy of Dramatic Arts
OccupationActress, singer
Years active1960–1967
Parent(s)Maurice Dorléac
Renée Simonot
RelativesCatherine Deneuve (sister)
Christian Vadim (nephew)
Chiara Mastroianni (niece)

Dorléac was killed in a car crash on 26 June 1967 in Nice, France at the age of 25.

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