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Leslie Caron (1931-), Actress

Sitter in 19 portraits
French-born actress and dancer who was dancing with Roland Petit's company when chosen by Gene Kelly to co-star with him in An American in Paris (1951). The role launched her career. Caron starred opposite Fred Astaire in Daddy Long Legs (1955) and played the title role in Gigi (1958). Her second marriage (1956-66) was to British producer-director Peter Hall who had directed her in the stage production of Gigi in 1956. She won British Film Academy Awards and Oscar nominations for Lili (1953) and L-Shaped Room (1962).

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Leslie Caron

by Yousuf Karsh
bromide print, 1963
NPG P242


Leslie Caron as Gigi

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print, 1957
NPG x40038


Cecil Beaton; Leslie Caron; Maurice Chevalier

by Associated Press
glossy bromide print, 1957
NPG x40510


Van Heflin; Leslie Caron

by Planet News
bromide press print, 28 July 1959
NPG x184305


Leslie Caron

by Lewis Morley
resin print, 1961
NPG x125163


Leslie Caron

by Cornel Lucas
bromide print, 1964
NPG x127245


Leslie Caron

by Fox Photos Ltd
bromide press print, 1965
NPG x184306


Leslie Caron

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print, 1957
NPG x40037


Leslie Caron

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print, 1957
NPG x40039


Leslie Caron

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print, 1957
NPG x40040


Sir Peter Hall; Leslie Caron

by Unknown photographer
bromide press print, circa 1957
NPG x184302


Cecil Beaton; Leslie Caron

by Lou Jacobs Jr
glossy bromide print, 1957
NPG x40511


Leslie Caron

by Cecil Beaton
bromide press print, 1959
NPG x184107


Leslie Caron; Sir Peter Hall

by Brenard Press Ltd
bromide press print, 17 December 1961
NPG x184303


Sir Peter Reginald Frederick Hall; Leslie Caron

by Unknown photographer
bromide press print, 1962
NPG x182352


Leslie Caron

by Brenard Press Ltd
bromide press print, 17 January 1964
NPG x184304

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