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Suzanne Flon
Suzanne Flon
(28 January 1918 – 15 June 2005) was a French film actress.

Contents

1 Early life 2 Theatre roles 3 Filmography 4 Awards and nominations

4.1 Molière Awards 4.2 César Awards 4.3 Others

5 Tributes 6 References 7 External links

Early life[edit] Her father was a railway worker and her mother crafted jewellery. Prior to becoming an actress, Flon worked as an English translator at the Paris
Paris
department store Au Printemps
Printemps
and then as personal secretary to Édith Piaf. The great love of her life was the legendary film director John Huston. She never married. Theatre roles[edit] Flon's stage credits included plays by Jean Anouilh
Jean Anouilh
(L'Alouette, Antigone, Roméo et Jeannette), André Roussin (La Petite Hutte), and Loleh Bellon (La Chambre d'amis, Les Dames du jeudi, Changement à vue, and Une Absence). Her English-language theatrical roles included Katherine (The Taming of the Shrew) and Rosalind (As You Like It).[1] Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Director Notes

1941 Ce n'est pas moi Petit rôle Jacques de Baroncelli Uncredited

1943 Colonel Chabert Albertine René Le Hénaff Uncredited

1947 Captain Blomet

Andrée Feix

1949 Suzanne and the Robbers Suzanne Seguin Yves Ciampi

Dernier amour Simone Jean Stelli

Cage of Girls Madame Edith Maurice Cloche

1950 Bed for Two; Rendezvous with Luck Blanche Pidoux-Bobin Emil-Edwin Reinert

1951 The Beautiful Image Lucienne Chenal Claude Heymann

1952 La vie de Sainte Thérèse de Lisieux Mother Agnès de Jésus André Haguet

Moulin Rouge Myriamme Hayam John Huston

1954 Your Favorite Story

Leslie Goodwins & Jacques Nahum TV Series (1 Episode)

1955 Mr. Arkadin Baroness Nagel Orson Welles

1958 Prisons de femmes

Maurice Cloche (2)

1960 Un beau dimanche de septembre Adriana Marcel Cravenne TV Movie

1961 Tu ne tueras point Kordijeova's mother Claude Autant-Lara Volpi Cup for Best Actress

Madame se meurt Narrator Jean Cayrol & Claude Durand Short

Famous Love Affairs Margravine Ursula Michel Boisrond (segment "Agnès Bernauer")

1962 Le mal court Alcarica Alain Boudet TV Movie

A Monkey in Winter Suzanne Quentin Henri Verneuil

The Trial Miss Pittl Orson Welles
Orson Welles
(2)

1963 The Bread Peddler Jeanne Fortier Maurice Cloche (3)

Nutty, Naughty Chateau Agathe Roger Vadim

1964 The Train Mademoiselle Villard John Frankenheimer

1967 If I Were a Spy Geneviève Laurent Bertrand Blier

Le soleil des voyous Marie-Jeanne Farrand Jean Delannoy

1968 Tante Zita Yvette Robert Enrico

Le franciscain de Bourges Madame Toledano Claude Autant-Lara (2)

1969 Délire à deux Vous Michel Mitrani TV Movie

Sous le signe du taureau Christine Raynal Gilles Grangier

Jeff Mrs. de Groote Jean Herman

La chasse royale Céline François Leterrier

1970 Teresa Teresa Gérard Vergez Taormina Film Fest
Taormina Film Fest
- Best Acting Performance

1971 Aussi loin que l'amour The Captain Frédéric Rossif

1973 Les volets clos Rosalie Jean-Claude Brialy

Le silencieux Jeanne Claude Pinoteau

Au théâtre ce soir Hélène Georges Folgoas TV Series (1 Episode)

1974 Le tour d'écrou Elizabeth Gridders Raymond Rouleau TV Movie

Les enquêtes du commissaire Maigret Aline Callas Marcel Cravenne (2) TV Series (1 Episode)

Un amour de pluie Madame Edith Jean-Claude Brialy
Jean-Claude Brialy
(2)

Nouvelles de Henry James Elizabeth Raymond Rouleau (2) TV Series (1 Episode)

1975 Le voyage en province Alain's mother Jacques Tréfouel TV Movie

Le renard dans l'île Aunt Martine Leïla Senati TV Movie

1976 Docteur Françoise Gailland Geneviève Liénard Jean-Louis Bertucelli

Monsieur Albert Man-Louise Jacques Renard

Monsieur Klein The concierge Joseph Losey

Boomerang Madame Grimaldi José Giovanni

Hôtel Baltimore Millie Arcady TV Movie

1977 La vérité de Madame Langlois Thérèse Claude Santelli TV Movie

Black-Out Barmaid Philippe Mordacq

1979 Les héritiers Jeanne Jean-Pierre Gallo TV Series (1 Episode)

1980 Le noeud de vipères Isa Jacques Trébouta TV Movie

Une voix

Dominique Crèvecoeur Short

Le curé de Tours Mademoiselle Gamard Gabriel Axel TV Movie

1981 Quartet Madame Hautchamp James Ivory

Mon meilleur Noël The grand mother Gabriel Axel (2) TV Series (1 Episode)

1983 One Deadly Summer Nine Cognata Jean Becker César Award
César Award
for Best Supporting Actress

1984 Le dialogue des Carmélites Madame de Croissy Pierre Cardinal TV Movie

Le coeur sur la main Marcelle Hervé Baslé TV Movie

Mademoiselle Clarisse Mademoiselle Clarisse Ange Casta TV Movie 7 d'Or for Best Actress

Le dernier civil Mademoiselle Fabricius Laurent Heynemann TV Movie

1985 La robe mauve de Valentine Marie Patrick Bureau TV Movie

1986 Cinéma 16 Georgette Franck Apprederis TV Series (1 Episode)

Triple sec

Yves Thomas Short

1987 Série noire Renée Marcel Bluwal TV Series (1 Episode)

Dagboek van een Oude Dwaas Denise Hamelinck Lili Rademakers

Gigi Madame Alvarez Jeannette Hubert TV Movie

Chacun sa vérité Madame Frola Jean-Daniel Verhaeghe TV Movie

Noyade interdite Hazelle Pierre Granier-Deferre

1988 En toute innocence Clemence Alain Jessua

1989 La vouivre Louise Muselier Georges Wilson César Award
César Award
for Best Supporting Actress

1990 Gaspard et Robinson Mamie Tony Gatlif

1992 Voyage à Rome The mother Michel Lengliney

1999 The Children of the Marshland Old Cri Cri Jean Becker (2)

Je suis né d'une cigogne The neighbor Tony Gatlif
Tony Gatlif
(2)

2001 A Crime in Paradise The mistress Jean Becker (3)

2002 Le miroir d'Alice Maura Le Bellec Marc Rivière TV Movie

Mille millièmes Madame Chartreux Rémi Waterhouse

2003 The Flower of Evil Aunt Line Claude Chabrol

Effroyables jardins Marie Gerbier Jean Becker (4)

2004 The Bridesmaid Madame Crespin Claude Chabrol
Claude Chabrol
(2)

2005 Joyeux Noël Chatelaine Christian Carion

2006 Avenue Montaigne Madame Roux Danièle Thompson (final film role)

Awards and nominations[edit] Molière Awards[edit]

Year Group Award Play Result

1987 Molière Awards Best Actress Léopold le bien-aimé Won

1995 Molière Awards Best Actress La Chambre d'amis Won

Year Group Award Play Result

1989 Molière Awards Best Actress Une absence Nominated

1992 Molière Awards Best Actress L'Antichambre Nominated

2000 Molière Awards Best Actress L'Amante anglaise Nominated

César Awards[edit]

Year Group Award Film Result

1984 César Award Best Supporting Actress L'Été meurtrier Won

1990 César Award Best Supporting Actress La Vouivre Won

Others[edit] She won Best Actress at the 1961 Venice film festival for her role as the mother of a conscientious objector in Tu ne tueras point.[2] Tributes[edit] Director Danièle Thompson
Danièle Thompson
dedicated Avenue Montaigne to Flon, who had here her last film appearance.[3] Writer-director John Huston described Flon as "the most extraordinary woman I have ever known."[4] References[edit]

^ Kirkup, James (3 September 2005). "Suzanne Flon". The Independent. Retrieved 2008-05-12.  ^ Venice Film Festival website, http://www.labiennale.org/en/cinema/history/volpi.html ^ French, Philip (25 February 2007). "Orchestra Seats". The Observer. Retrieved 2008-05-11.  ^ Playboy, "Playboy Interview", September 1985

External links[edit]

Biography portal

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at AllMovie Suzanne Flon
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at Find a Grave "Obituary: Suzanne Flon
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(Article)" at The Independent on 3 September 2005

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César Award
César Award
for Best Supporting Actress

1976 Marie-France Pisier 1977 Marie-France Pisier 1978 Marie Dubois 1979 Stéphane Audran 1980 Nicole Garcia 1981 Nathalie Baye 1982 Nathalie Baye 1983 Fanny Cottençon 1984 Suzanne Flon 1985 Caroline Cellier 1986 Bernadette Lafont 1987 Emmanuelle Béart 1988 Dominique Lavanant 1989 Hélène Vincent 1990 Suzanne Flon 1991 Dominique Blanc 1992 Anne Brochet 1993 Dominique Blanc 1994 Valérie Lemercier 1995 Virna Lisi 1996 Annie Girardot 1997 Catherine Frot 1998 Agnès Jaoui 1999 Dominique Blanc 2000 Charlotte Gainsbourg 2001 Anne Alvaro 2002 Annie Girardot 2003 Karin Viard 2004 Julie Depardieu 2005 Marion Cotillard 2006 Cécile de France 2007 Valérie Lemercier 2008 Julie Depardieu 2009 Elsa Zylberstein 2010 Emmanuelle Devos 2011 Anne Alvaro 2012 Carmen Maura 2013 Valérie Benguigui 2014 Adèle Haenel 2015 Kristen Stewart 2016 Sidse Babett Knudsen 2017 Déborah Lukumuena 2018 Sara Giraudeau

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Volpi Cup for Best Actress

1934–1968

Katharine Hepburn
Katharine Hepburn
(1934) Paula Wessely
Paula Wessely
(1935) Annabella (1936) Bette Davis
Bette Davis
(1937) Norma Shearer
Norma Shearer
(1938) Luise Ullrich
Luise Ullrich
(1941) Kristina Söderbaum
Kristina Söderbaum
(1942) Anna Magnani
Anna Magnani
(1947) Jean Simmons
Jean Simmons
(1948) Olivia de Havilland
Olivia de Havilland
(1949) Eleanor Parker
Eleanor Parker
(1950) Vivien Leigh
Vivien Leigh
(1951) Ingrid Bergman
Ingrid Bergman
(1952) Lilli Palmer
Lilli Palmer
(1953) Maria Schell
Maria Schell
(1956) Dzidra Ritenberga (1957) Sophia Loren
Sophia Loren
(1958) Madeleine Robinson (1959) Shirley MacLaine
Shirley MacLaine
(1960) Suzanne Flon
Suzanne Flon
(1961) Emmanuelle Riva
Emmanuelle Riva
(1962) Delphine Seyrig
Delphine Seyrig
(1963) Harriet Andersson
Harriet Andersson
(1964) Annie Girardot
Annie Girardot
(1965) Natalya Arinbasarova
Natalya Arinbasarova
(1966) Shirley Knight
Shirley Knight
(1967) Laura Betti
Laura Betti
(1968)

1983–present

Darling Légitimus
Darling Légitimus
(1983) Pascale Ogier
Pascale Ogier
(1984) Valeria Golino
Valeria Golino
(1986) Kang Soo-yeon (1987) Isabelle Huppert/ Shirley MacLaine
Shirley MacLaine
(1988) Peggy Ashcroft/ Geraldine James (1989) Gloria Münchmeyer
Gloria Münchmeyer
(1990) Tilda Swinton
Tilda Swinton
(1991) Gong Li
Gong Li
(1992) Juliette Binoche/ Anna Bonaiuto
Anna Bonaiuto
(1993) Maria de Medeiros/ Vanessa Redgrave
Vanessa Redgrave
(1994) Sandrine Bonnaire/Isabelle Huppert/ Isabella Ferrari
Isabella Ferrari
(1995) Victoire Thivisol (1996) Robin Tunney
Robin Tunney
(1997) Catherine Deneuve
Catherine Deneuve
(1998) Nathalie Baye
Nathalie Baye
(1999) Rose Byrne
Rose Byrne
(2000) Sandra Ceccarelli (2001) Julianne Moore
Julianne Moore
(2002) Katja Riemann
Katja Riemann
(2003) Imelda Staunton
Imelda Staunton
(2004) Giovanna Mezzogiorno
Giovanna Mezzogiorno
(2005) Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren
(2006) Cate Blanchett
Cate Blanchett
(2007) Dominique Blanc
Dominique Blanc
(2008) Kseniya Rappoport
Kseniya Rappoport
(2009) Ariane Labed
Ariane Labed
(2010) Deanie Ip (2011) Hadas Yaron
Hadas Yaron
(2012) Elena Cotta
Elena Cotta
(2013) Alba Rohrwacher
Alba Rohrwacher
(2014) Valeria Golino
Valeria Golino
(2015) Emma Stone
Emma Stone
(2016) Charlotte Rampling
Charlotte Rampling
(2017)

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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 27251729 LCCN: nr97036204 ISNI: 0000 0001 2125 3910 GND: 130100765 SUDOC: 060569735 BNF: cb138939826 (data) BNE: XX1320605 SN