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Claudette Colbert (Emilie Claudette Chauchoin)

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Biography

Saint-Mandé, Val-de-Marne, France
One of the brightest film stars to grace the screen was born Emilie Claudette Chauchoin on September 13, 1903, in Saint Mandé, France where her father owned a bakery at 57, rue de la République (now Avenue Général de Gaulle). The family moved to the United States when she was three. As Claudette grew up, she wanted nothing more than to play to Broadway audiences (in those days, any actress or actor worth their salt went for Broadway, not Hollywood). Read more...

Actor

Character: Ann Vaughn

Young Man of Manhattan 1930

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Character: Felicia Hammond

The Phantom President 1932

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Character: Julie Kirk

I Cover the Waterfront 1933

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Character: Sally Trent, aka Mimi Benton

Torch Singer 1933

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Character: Elizabeth Rimplegar

Three Cornered Moon 1933

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Character: Beatrice 'Bea' Pullman

Imitation of Life 1934

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Character: Kay Denham

I Met Him in Paris 1937

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Character: Grand Duchess Tatiana Petrovna Romanov

Tovarich 1937

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Character: Barbara Clarke

Maid of Salem 1937

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Character: Nicole De Loiselle

Bluebeard's Eighth Wife 1938

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Character: Eve Peabody

Midnight 1939

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Character: Betsy Bartlett

Boom Town 1940

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Character: Augusta Nash

Arise, My Love 1940

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Character: Lydia Kenyon

Skylark 1941

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Character: Nora Trinell

Remember the Day 1941

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Character: Gerry Jeffers

The Palm Beach Story 1942

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Character: Lt. Janet 'Davy' Davidson

So Proudly We Hail! 1943

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Character: Mrs. Anne Hilton

Since You Went Away 1944

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Character: Lee Addams

The Secret Heart 1946

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Character: Prudence Webb

Texas Lady 1955

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Character: Herself - Co-Host: New York & Presenter: Best Foreign Language Film

The 28th Annual Academy Awards 1956

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Character: Lee Addams in The Secret Heart

Hitchcock 2012

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Character: Alice Grenville

The Two Mrs. Grenvilles 1987

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Character: Barbara Billings

The Big Pond 1930

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Character: Mary Roberts Rinehart

Telephone Time 1956

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Character: Beth Brayden

Zane Grey Theater 1956

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Character: Actress 'It's a Wonderful World'

AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to James Stewart 1980

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