It has been exactly 3 long years since Danielle Darrieux died in Bois-le-Roi on October 17, 2017 at the age of 100. As a number of online tributes attest, she was one of the most acclaimed actresses of her generation.
Today, fans of Danielle Darrieux (The Young Girls of Rochefort, The Earrings of Madame de…, Mayerling, ...) along with the rest of the film industry have been remembering the iconic woman she was.
Darrieux, a cultural icon
Born in Bordeaux on May 1, 1917, Danielle Darrieux's career spanned an arc over many different eras and tastes in French history. Darrieux was not just a great actress, she was an icon, an all-around inspiration to everyone.
In 1967 she touched the hearts of millions as Yvonne Garnier in ‘The Young Girls of Rochefort’. Her legacy continues to grow as new generations of fans are discovering her unique heritage.
It's been 3 years since the tragic loss of Danielle Darrieux and her personality still resonate strongly within us all. Although Danielle Darrieux is no longer physically here, her presence is more powerful than ever. She left a void that has yet to be filled.
In memory of the Late Great Danielle Darrieux.
Danielle Darrieux career in pictures
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