Claudette Colbert

Actress Claudette Colbert

Full Name: Émilie "Lily" Claudette Chauchoin
Profession: Actress

United States of America

Biography: It Happened One Night (1935), Private Worlds (1936), Since You Went Away (1945) and The Two Mrs. Grenvilles (1987).

Born: September 13, 1903
Birthplace: Saint-Mandé, France

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Virgo

Died: July 30, 1996 (aged 92)
Cause of Death: Stroke

Historical Events

  • 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

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