- NAME: Claudette Colbert
- OCCUPATION: Film Actress, Theater Actress
- BIRTH DATE: September 13, 1903
- DEATH DATE: July 30, 1996
- EDUCATION: Art Students League of New York
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Saint-Mandé, Val-de-Marne, France
- PLACE OF DEATH: Speightstown, Barbados
- Originally: Lily Claudette Chauchoin
- AKA: Claudette Colbert
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Actress Claudette Colbert was known for her trademark bangs, her velvety, purring voice, her confident, intelligent style and her subtle, graceful acting.
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While studying fashion design, Claudette Colbert landed a small role in the Broadway play The Wild Westcotts (1923). While still starring in The Barker, Colbert made her film debut in the silent movie For The Love of Mike (1927). In 1929, she make her first talking picture, and thereafter worked solely on screen for more than 20 years. She returned to the stage in 1951.
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