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Lisa Simone

Actress

Born - 3 May 1935, Paris, France
Died - 17 May 2020

Raven-haired French actress of placid beauty, born Liliane Czajka, the daughter of a Paris-based Resistance hero in Paris executed by the Germans. A ballet student in the same class as Brigitte Bardot, she later competed in beauty contests and won the Miss France title in 1957, a prize that took her to the States, where she appeared, mainly in decorative walk-ons, in several films: Teacher's Pet (1958), Missile to the Moon (1958), Operation Petticoat (1959), the female lead in The Giant Gila Monster (1959), The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1961) and Mutiny on the Bounty (1962), her last. She married American actor Steve Barclay and went with him as he pursued his career in Rome, where she died. Barclay died in 1994.