1900 - 1985
The actress Marie Bell was born as Marie-Jeanne Bellon-Downey. After the conservatory of Paris she became a member of the Comedie Française.
She made her film debut in 1924 with "Paris" (24), at the end of the 20's followed the productions "Madame Récamier" (28) and "Figaro" (29).
The climax of ther cinematical career followed in the 30's and she took part in "La folle aventure" (31), "Fedora" (34), "Le grand jeu" (34), "La tentation" (36), "Un carnet de bal" (37) and "La charrette fantôme" (39).
Afterwards she only appeared sporadically in front of the camera and
concentrated again to the theater where she not only worked as an actress
but also was the director of the Théâtre du Gmynase.
Marie Bell was married with the actor Jean Chevrier. For her work in
the French Resistance she was awarded the Legion of Honor.
Other movies with Marie Bell: