Full Name: Émilie "Lily" Claudette Chauchoin
Why Famous: It Happened One Night (1935), Private Worlds (1936), Since You Went Away (1945) and The Two Mrs. Grenvilles (1987).
- 1934-02-22 "It Happened One Night" directed by Frank Capra and starring Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert opens at NY's Radio City Music Hall (Academy Awards Best Picture, Director, Actor, Actress and Screenplay 1935)
- 1935-02-27 7th Academy Awards: "It Happened One Night", Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert win
- 1993-03-02 Actress Claudette Colbert suffers a stroke at 89