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Leslie Caron Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Leslie Claire Margaret Caron
Place Of Birth
Boulogne-sur-Seine, France
92 years old
Birth Date
July 1 1931

Leslie Caron Facts

Child Star?
Actress, Dancer
Education & Qualifications
Net Worth
Jennifer Caron Hall, Christopher John Hall
Margaret Petit, Claude Caron
Aimery Caron

About Leslie Caron

Leslie Caron, the actress was born Leslie Claire Margaret Caron was born in Boulogne-sur-Seine, Seine, Paris, France on July 1, 1931.

Leslie Caron is a profound Franco-American dancer and actress. Leslie Caron started her career as a ballerina, from where she started appearing in theatres and stage performances; she has also appeared in several American musical and non-musical films, European films, and tv series.

The actress has been honored with BAFTA Awards, Academy Awards, Golden Globe Awards, Primetime Emmy Awards, and an Oscar nomination. She has been married thrice to Michael Laughlin, Peter Hall, and Geordie Hormel.

Leslie Caron Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Leslie Caron’s net worth?

The actress Leslie Caron's net worth is around $10 million.

How much does Leslie Caron earn per year?

The actress Leslie Caron's annual earnings are yet to be estimated.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Leslie Caron?

Leslie Caron's height is 5 ft 1 in (156 cm) tall.

How old is Leslie Caron?

Leslie Caron, the renowned actress, will turn 91 in 2022. She was born on July 1, 1931.

Childhood And Education

popular actress Leslie Caron was born on July 1, 1931 in Boulogne-sur-Seine, Seine, Paris (now Boulogne-Billancourt), France. Her mother was Margaret Petit, a dancer by profession, and her father was Claude Caron, a boutique owner, perfumer, pharmacist, and chemist. She had an older brother named Aimery Caron, who also became a chemist later. The family lost all of its wealth due to World War Two.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Leslie Caron’s partner?

Leslie Caron, the famous actress, married musician George Hormel II but divorced in 1954. She married her second husband, Peter Hall, in 1956. Together, they have a son named Christopher John Hall and a daughter named Jennifer Caron Hall. Christopher is a tv drama producer by profession, whereas Jennifer is a painter, writer, and actress. Jennifer is married to Glenn Wilhide.

In 1961, Leslie Caron had an affair with the American actor Warren Beatty. Beatty was called the co-respondent when Caron and Hall finally got divorced.

In 1969, Leslie married Michael Laughlin, but they divorced in 1980.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Leslie stepped up as an artist as a ballet dancer when her talent was witnessed by Gene Kelly in Ballet des Champs Elysées, a company of Roland Petit. Soon after, she was chosen as the star opposite Kelly in 'An American In Paris'. Leslie was particularly shocked by the abundance, sunshine, and prosperity in the culture of California. Kelly often called Leslie nicknames like Kid and Lester the Pester and helped Leslie boost her self-confidence.

Leslie entered into the field of acting with her debut film 'An American In Paris' released in 1951, and continued with films like 'The Man With A Cloak' in 1951 opposite Barbara Stanwyck and Joseph Cotten, 'The Glass Slipper' in 1955, Lili opposite Mel Ferrer, with Fred Astaire in 'Daddy Long Legs', with Maurice Chevalier and Louis Jourdan in 'Gigi' of 1958. Leslie Caron has also completed the studies of the Stanislavski Method. Leslie Caron has appeared in several non-musical European films, including 'L-Shaped Room' of 1962, for which she was honored with an Oscar Nomination. She also starred in 'Father Goose', 'Valentino', 'Damage', and several others.

Leslie Caron was one of the judges of the 5th MIFF ( Moscow International Film Festival) in 1967 and the 39th Berlin International Film Festival in 1989.

In the 1980s, Leslie Caron starred as Nicole Sauguet in many episodes of the American primetime television series 'Falcon Crest'. She starred in other musical films such as 'Funny Bones' in 1995, 'The Last Of The Blonde Bombshells' in 2000, 'Chocolate' in 2000, and 'Le Divorce' in 2003, whose directors were Naomi Watts, Kate Hudson, and James Ivory. Leslie appeared for a guest role in 'Law And Order: Special Victims Unit'.

Leslie Caron performed in Paris' Théâtre du Châtelet in February 2010 in 'A Late Night Music' as Madame Armfeldt.

Leslie Caron, in 2016, made an appearance in 'The Durrells', the television series produced by Christopher Hall, her son.

Charity Work

Leslie Caron has actively participated in several charity works, including performances for artists' charity gala. She also has her own Caron Leslie Foundation to raise funds for research purposes.

What awards has Leslie Caron won?

Leslie Caron has been honored with BAFTA Awards twice, one Golden Globe Award for her role in 'Lili', and one Primetime Emmy Award. Leslie's performance in 'Lili' as an orphan won her the BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Actress and an Academy Award nomination. She was also nominated for Academy Awards twice. Leslie Caron hails from Hollywood's Golden Age of Cinema as one of its last surviving superstars. For her film industry contributions, Leslie Caron had her name inducted on December 8, 2009, into the popular Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Leslie Caron’s Hobbies And Interests

Apart from being an actress, Leslie has a huge interest in dancing. From a very young age, Leslie Caron was prepared to be a dancer and an actor to perform on stage, inspired by her Franco-American mother.

Other Interesting Leslie Caron Facts And Trivia

  • The Oldie magazine chose Leslie Caron as the recipient of the Oldie of the Year Award.
  • Leslie Caron had been the owner and operator of Auberge la Lucarne aux Chouettes from 1993-2009.
  • Leslie Caron's mother suffered from depression.
  • Leslie Caron has also written the autobiography, 'Thank Heaven'.
  • She has also been a part of nonmusical films, including 'The L-Shaped Room' (1962), 'Fanny' (1961), and 'Father Goose' (1964). Her musical films include 'An American In Paris' (1951), 'Daddy Long Legs' (1955), and 'Lili' (1953). During her film ''An American In Paris', Leslie was 20 years old.

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