Simone Signoret

French actress (1921-1985)

Simone Signoret (French: [simɔn siɲɔʁɛ]; 25 March 1921 – 30 September 1985) was a French actress. She became the second French person to win an Academy Award, for her role in Room at the Top (1959).

Simone Signoret
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Simone Henriette Charlotte Kaminker

(1921-03-25)25 March 1921
Wiesbaden, Germany
Died30 September 1985(1985-09-30) (aged 64)
Cause of deathPancreatic cancer
Years active1942–1985
Yves Allégret
(m. 1944; div. 1949)

Yves Montand (m. 1951)
ChildrenCatherine Allégret

Signoret won two Césars, three BAFTAs, an Emmy, a Cannes Film Festival Award, the Silver Bear for Best Actress awards, an NBR Award and a Golden Globe nomination.

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