Suzanne Flon

Suzanne Flon (January 28, 1918 – June 15, 2005) was a French film actress and comedienne. Her father was a railway worker and her mother crafted jewelry. Prior to becoming an actress, Flon worked as an English translator at the Paris department store Au Printemps and then as personal secretary to Édith Piaf. Flon's stage credits included plays by Jean Anouilh (L'Alouette, Antigone, Roméo et Jeannette), André Roussin (La Petite Hutte), and Loleh Bellon (La Chambre d'amis, Les Dames du jeudi, Changement à vue, and Une Absence). Her English-language theatrical roles included Katherine (The Taming of the Shrew) and Rosalind (As You Like It). Flon worked in both French and English-language films, including: Director Danièle Thompson dedicated Fauteuils d'orchestre to Flon, which was her last film appearance. Writer-director John Huston described Flon as "the most extraordinary woman I have ever known.


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