Simone Signoret was a French cinema actress often hailed as one of France's greatest movie stars. She became the first French person to win an Academy Award, for her role in Room at the Top . In her lifetime she also received a BAFTA, an Emmy, Golden Globe, Cannes Film Festival recognition and the Silver Bear for Best Actress. Signoret was born Simone Henriette Charlotte Kaminker in Wiesbaden, Germany to André and Georgette Kaminker as the eldest of three children, with two younger brothers. Her father, a pioneering interpreter who worked in the League of Nations, was a French-born Jewish...
|Birthdate:||March 25, 1921|
|Date of death:||September 30, 1985|
|Also known as:||Henriette Charlotte Simone Kaminker, Simone Henriette Charlotte Kaminker, Henriette Charlotte Simone Kaminker|