Mylène Demongeot Movies and Career Information
Sep 29, 1935
Mylène Demongeot (born on September 29, 1935 in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes) is a French actress, who has appeared in 72 films since 1953. She was born Marie-Hélène Demongeot in Nice, Southern France. Demongeot gained fame and adulation for her portrayal of Abigail Williams in the Franco-East German production The Crucible (1957), for which she was nominated for BAFTA Awards for Most Promising Newcomer to Film. The blonde actress has performed in adventures like Vengeance of the Three Musketeers (1961) as Milady de Winter and in comedies like Fantômas (1964) directed by André Hunebelle. In the US she has co-starred with David Niven in Otto Preminger's Bonjour Tristesse (1958). She was also nominated for César Awards for Best Supporting Actress in 36 Quai des Orfèvres (2004) and La Californie (2006). She was married to director Marc Simenon from 1968 until his death in 1999.