Suzanne Flon


Suzanne Flon, a grande dame of French film and theater who had a supporting role in John Huston’s 1952 film “Moulin Rouge,” died June 15 in Paris of complications from a stomach illness. She was 87.

Over a five-decade career, she earned Cesar awards for her work in the 1984 thriller “One Deadly Summer” and for the 1990 film “The Dragon.” She also received two Moliere awards for her stage performances. Introduced to the entertainment industry as secretary to French singer Edith Piaf, Flon was named best actress at the 1961 Venice Festival for her performance in Claude Autant-Lara’s film “Thou Shalt Not Kill.”

She was still working in 2003, appearing in Claude Chabrol’s “Flower of Evil.”

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