Annie Fratellini Movies and Career Information
Nov 14, 1932
Annie Fratellini (14 November 1932–30 June 1997) was a French circus clown and film actress. She was born in Algiers, Algeria to a Pied-noir family of Italian descent. Her grandfather was Paul Fratellini, a famous European circus clown. Fratellini launched her career with the Medrano and Pinder circuses when she was 14. Much later in her career, Fratellini became the first female circus clown in France, was a founder of the country's first circus school, and went on to a successful stage and motion picture career. In 1969, she starred in the film The Great Love. She died in Paris, aged 64.