Capucine

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Capucine
Capucine
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Born:
January 06, 1928
Died:
March 17, 1990
Age:
62
Birth Name:
Germaine Lefebvre
Nickname:
Cappy
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Awards:
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 nomination.
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Some Facts
Had a two-year relationship with actor William Holden, who was married at the time.
Her French bourgeois family wanted her to become a school teacher. When she balked at that, they suggested she work in a bank.
She was a longtime friend of Audrey Hepburn, the two having met while modeling in Paris in the late 1940s. A manic-depressive, Capucine's life had on several occasions been saved by her friend (both women lived at the time in Switzerland) after repeated suicide attempts.
When she committed suicide in March 1990 at the age of 62, her obituary in the New York Times stated that her only known survivors were her three cats.
Considered one of the great beauties of Europe.
Personal Quotes
Men look at me like I'm a suspicious-looking trunk, and they're customs agents.
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Every time I get in front of a camera, I think of it as an attractive man I am meeting for the first time. I find him demanding and aloof--so I must do all in my power to interest him.
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Men spoil women in America. A woman needs to know that the man is her master.
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