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Maria Schneider

Actress

Born - 27 March 1952, Paris, France
Died - 3 February 2011

Frizzy-haired, smouldering, leggy French-born star, mainly in French and Italian films, but best remembered for the famous 'butter' sex scene with Marlon Brando in Last Tango in Paris (1972). The daughter of French star Daniel Gelin, she was briefly in the Alain Delon vehicle Madly (1970). After Tango, she appeared in more prominent roles: La Ronde/Dance of Love (1973), opposite Jack Nicholson in The Passenger (1974), Wanted: Babysitter (1975), Violanta (1977), La Haine/Hatred (1980), Mama Dracula (1980), Merry-Go-Round (1981), Balles Perdues (1983), Bunker Palace Hotel (1989), Au Pays des Juliets (1992), the Zeffirelli Jane Eyre (1996), Something to Believe In (1998), La repentie (2002), The Key (2007) and Cliente (2008), her last. She died from cancer.