Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Happy 75th Birthday Mylène Demongeot
Marie-Hélène Demongeot was born in Nice, France on September 29, 1935. She's appeared in over 70 films since 1953. Mylène gained fame for her performance in “The Crucible” (1957) and was nominated for a BAFTA award for Most Promising Newcomer. She went on to appear in such films as “Vengeance of the Three Musketeers” (1961), “Fantômas” (1964). She was nominated for a César Award for Best Supporting Actress in “36 Quai des Orfèvres” in 2004 and again in 2006 for “La Californie”. Demongeot appeared in the Euro-western “The Singer Not the Song” in 1961 and the TV series “The Adventures of Smoke Bellew” in 1995. Mylène was married to director Marc Simenon [1939-1999] from 1968 until his death. Together they formed Kangarou Film Productions. Today we celebrate Mylène Demongeot's 75th birthday.