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Leslie Caron Picture

Stage Name

Birth Name

Leslie Caron Leslie Claire Margaret Caron
   Born of a French father and an American mother. Leslie found an interets in Ballet dancing at the age of nine and by the age of sixteen joined the Ballet des Champs Elysees. Caron was spotted in Roland Petit 1946 Ballet "Orpheus" by Gene Kelly and then wife Betsy Blair.    Originally a ballet dancer turned Oscar award actress, Leslie Caron was born in Paris, France and would later come to the USA and partner up with such dance legends as Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly. Caron only made a few musicals which not all showcased her dancing. At the age of twenty-five she stopped dancing in musicals to partake in more dramatic roles.
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Leslie Caron Autograph

Birth Place

Birth Date

Spouse

Offspring

Boulogne-Billancourt,
Paris, FR
7/1/1931- George Hormel (1951-54) Jennifer Hall
  Peter Hall (1956-64)  
      Michael Laughlin (1969-80)  
      Paul Magwood  

Dance Types

Dance Partners

Music Titles

Ballet Fred Astaire I Got Rhythm
Ballroom Gene Kelly      
The "Sluefoot" (with Astaire)        
       

Night Clubs

Theaters

Stage

n/a n/a 1946 - Roland Petit's ballet Orpheus
            2/1953 - Ballets de Paris
            An American In Paris
            "Oedipus and the Sphinx"

Films

Television

Publications

$ 1951 - An American In Paris [ DVD]
(With Gene Kelly)
1988 - "Man Who Lived at the Ritz, The 8/1952 - Picturegoer Mag
1951 - The Man With The Cloak 1985 - Le Génie du faux 12/8/1952 - Quick Magazine
1952 - The Million Dollar Nickel 1984 - "Master of the Game" 5/23/1955 - Life Magazine
1952 - Glory Alley 1983 - le Château faible 1959 - Hayat Magazine
$ 1953 - Lili     5/17/1959 - American Mag
1953 - Story Of Three Loves     $ Vengence by Leslie Caron
$ 1955 - Daddy Long Legs [ DVD]
(Astaire and Caron dance the "Sluefoot")
    6/30/1961 - Life Mag
$ 1955 - The Glass Slipper      
1956 - Gaby      
$ 1958 - Gigi [ DVD] (with Maurice Chevalier)    

Posters

1958 - The Doctors Dilema     An American In Paris (2)
1959 - Man Who Understood Women      
1960 - The Battle of Austerlitz      
$ 1961 - Fanny      
1962 - The L Shaped Room      
$ 1964 - Father Goose      
1965 - A Very Special Favor      
$ 1966 - Is Paris Burning[ DVD]      
$ 1966 - Promise Her Anything      
$ 1973 Carola      
1974 - That's Entertainment      
$ 1976 - That's Entertainment Part II [ DVD]      
1977 - The Man Who Loved Women      
$ 1977 - Valentino      
1978 - Nicole      
1979 - The Goldengirl      
1980 - The Contract      
1984 - Dangerous Moves      
1985 - Reel Horror      
1985 - Thats Dancing      
1993 - The Genius      
$ 1996 - Musicals Great Musicals: the Arthur Freed Unit at MGM  
1995 - Hundred and One Nights, A      
1995 - Funny Bones      
1999 - The Reef      
2003 - Le Divorce      
La Zapatilla de Cristal      

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