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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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P242

Leslie Caron

by Yousuf Karsh
bromide print, 1963
NPG P242

x40038

Leslie Caron as Gigi

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print, 1957
NPG x40038

x40510

Cecil Beaton; Leslie Caron; Maurice Chevalier

by Associated Press
glossy bromide print, 1957
NPG x40510

x184305

Van Heflin; Leslie Caron

by Planet News
vintage print, 28 July 1959
NPG x184305

x125163

Leslie Caron

by Lewis Morley
resin print, 1961
NPG x125163

x127245

Leslie Caron

by Cornel Lucas
bromide print, 1964
NPG x127245

x184306

Leslie Caron

by Fox Photos Ltd
vintage print, 1965
NPG x184306

x40037

Leslie Caron

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print, 1957
NPG x40037

x40039

Leslie Caron

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print, 1957
NPG x40039

x40040

Leslie Caron

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print, 1957
NPG x40040

x184302

Sir Peter Hall; Leslie Caron

by Unknown photographer
vintage print, circa 1957
NPG x184302

x40511

Cecil Beaton; Leslie Caron

by Lou Jacobs Jr
glossy bromide print, 1957
NPG x40511

x184107

Leslie Caron

by Cecil Beaton
vintage print, 1959
NPG x184107

x184303

Leslie Caron; Sir Peter Hall

by Brenard Press Ltd
vintage print, 17 December 1961
NPG x184303

x182352

Sir Peter Reginald Frederick Hall; Leslie Caron

by Unknown photographer
vintage print, 1962
NPG x182352

x184304

Leslie Caron

by Brenard Press Ltd
vintage print, 17 January 1964
NPG x184304