Who Is Sylvie Dorléac, Catherine Deneuve’s Sister?

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Sylvie Dorléac is the sister of Catherine Deneuve, who is a popular French actress as well as an occasional singer, model, and producer, considered one of the greatest European actresses. She rose to prominence for her portrayal of icy, aloof, and mysterious beauties for various directors, including Jacques Demy, Luis Buñuel, François Truffaut, and Roman Polanski. Moreover, in 1985, she succeeded Mireille Mathieu as the official face of Marianne, France’s national symbol of liberty. A 14-time César Award nominee, she won for her performances in Truffaut’s The Last Metro (1980), for which she also won the David di Donatello for Best Foreign Actress, and Régis Wargnier’s Indochine (1992). Who Is Sylvie Dorléac, Catherine Deneuve’s Sister?

Who Is Sylvie Dorléac?

Sylvie Dorléac was born on 14 December 1946 in Paris, France. She is 76 years old, as of 2022. She holds American nationality and belongs to French race. She is the daughter of French stage actors Maurice Dorléac (1901–1979) and Renée Simonot (1911–2021). Deneuve has two sisters, Françoise Dorléac (1942–1967) and Catherine Deneuve, as well as a maternal half-sister, Danielle, whom their mother had out of wedlock in 1937 with Aimé Clariond, but who was later adopted by Maurice and took his surname. Deneuve used her mother’s maiden name, which she chose for her stage name, in order to differentiate herself from her sisters. Deneuve attended Catholic schools.

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Sylvie Dorléac Height & Weight

Sylvie Dorléac is 5 ft 6 inches tall and weighs around 58 Kg. Her attractive body measures 38-26-40 inches. She wears a 38B(US) size Bra and a 10(US) size dress. She feels comfortable wearing 5.5 (US) size shoes. She looks elegant in her long and straight hair which is blonde in color.


More About Sylvie Dorléac

Sylvie Dorléac speaks fluent Italian and English and has some knowledge of Spanish, though she does not fluently speak the language. According to a 1996 article published by The New York Times, Deneuve is a practising Roman Catholic. Her hobbies and passions include gardening, drawing, photography, reading, music, cinema, fashion, antiques and decoration.

Catherine Deneuve Personal Life

From 1965 to 1972, Catherine Deneuve has been married once: to photographer David Bailey. Duo separated in 1967. She has lived with director Roger Vadim, actor Marcello Mastroianni, cinematographer Hugh Johnson, and Canal+ tycoon Pierre Lescure. Deneuve has two children: actor Christian Vadim (born 18 June 1963), from her relationship with Roger Vadim, and actress Chiara Mastroianni (born 28 May 1972), from her relationship with Marcello Mastroianni. She has five grandchildren.

Moreover, Deneuve began smoking in 1960 at age 16, and was known to smoke up to three packs a day. Deneuve quit smoking in 1985 with the help ofhypnotherapy, but started again in 1996. In 2020, French actress and recent co-star Juliette Binoche told Vanity Fair that Deneuve has stopped smoking since her stroke.

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