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Edith Scob


Born - 21 October 1937, Paris, France
Died - 26 June 2019

Ultra-slim, fair-haired, elegant French actress who overcame teenage anorexia to become one of France's best-known stars over seven decades and more than 100 films. Born Edith Scobeltzine of Russian heritage, and still best remembered for her second film, as the disfigured daughter in Franju's famous Eyes Without a Face (1960), she was also seen in his La Tete contre les Murs (1958), as well as Le Bel Age (1960), Therese (1962), Judex (1963), Thomas the Imposter (1965), Une Aventure de Sherlock Holmes (1967), The Milky Way (1969), The Old Maid (1972), The Acrobat (1976), A Chacun Son Enfer (1977), One Deadly Summer (1983), Radio Corbeau (1989), Rue de Bac (1991), Casa de Lava/Down to Earth (1994), Un Air Si Pur (1997), Venus Beauty (Institute) (1999), Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001), Bon Voyage (2003), Suzanne (2006), Summer Hours (2009), A Butterfly Kiss (2011), Gemma Bovery (2014), L'Avenir (2016), Love at Second Sight (2019) and Ni Dieux ni Maitres (2020), her last. She was married to composer Georges Aperghis, who survives her.