An international movie star has passed away at 100 years old, following her long and successful film career—Danielle Darrieux. Originally a beloved French actress, she eventually made her way into films that were aired in countries around the world, including the U.S.
“8 women,” “Mayerling,” “The Rage of Paris,” “La Ronde,” “The Earrings of Madame de … ,” “5 fingers,” and “Alexander the Great” are among her most notable films. However, she starred in dozens of others, appearing in more than 100 films, crediting her to have one of the longest film careers in history.
According to the New York Times, she died on Tuesday, October 17th at her home in France. Her death comes after a recent fall, but specifics about the fall were not given.
Variety reported that in addition to her acting talent, she was also a talented singer and dancer. The triple-threat star also appeared in musicals, on Broadway, and performed concert shows during her lifetime.
At one point in her career, Darrieux tried Hollywood for a brief period of time and even signed a contract with Universal, but she later went back home to France and didn’t return, stated The Times.
Fans took to social media to share their love the late actress. Some referred to her as a legend, appreciating her many accomplishments throughout her life.
Please keep Danielle Darrieux’s friends, family, fans, and loved ones in your prayers today. In other celebrity news, an Oscar-nominated actress criticized Hollywood for their hypocrisy over Trump.