Simone Mareuil, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Simone Mareuil


Date of Birth: 25-Aug-1903

Place of Birth: Périgueux, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

Date of Death: 24-Oct-1954

Profession: actor, film actor

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Virgo

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About Simone Mareuil

  • Simone Mareuil (French pronunciation: ?[sim?n ma?øj]; 25 August 1903 – 24 October 1954) was a French actress best known for appearing in the surrealist film Un Chien Andalou.Born Marie Louise Simone Vacher in Périgueux, Dordogne, she appeared in a number of films, most notably director Luis Buñuel's Un Chien Andalou (An Andalusian Dog, 1929).
  • She was the second wife of actor Philippe Hersent.After World War II, she returned to Périgueux, where she fell into a deep depression.
  • She committed suicide by self-immolation — dousing herself in gasoline and burning herself to death in a public square.

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