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Josette Day
Born July 31, 1914
Paris, France
Died June 27, 1978
Paris, France
Other name(s) Micheline Weill Josette Day
Occupation Actor
Years active 19191950
Spouse(s) Marcel Pagnol

Josette Day (July 31, 1914 - June 27, 1978) was a French film actress.

Born in Paris, she began her career as an actress in 1919 at the age of five. Day was married in 1941 to famous French studio head Marcel Pagnol, who she met in January 1939.

In 1946, she played her best-known role, alongside Jean Marais, as Belle in director Jean Cocteau's famous take on the classic french fairytale Beauty and the Beast.

Despite playing numerous parts in famous French films, Day ended her career as an actress in 1950 when she was only 36 years old.

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