Born Simone Renee Roussel in a western suburb of Paris, Morgan has been one of France’s enduring leading ladies for more than 50 years. Acting has been her passion since she was a teenager. Morgan left home for Paris at the age of 15 to pursue her career, paying for drama lessons with actor Rene Simon by working as an extra. Soon, her beauty captured the attention of French screenwriter and director Marc Allegret, who cast her in "Gribouille" (1937), which helped propel her to stardom.
She moved to the United States in 1940 as France was being invaded by Germany and gave Hollywood a try. She appeared in such films as “Joan of... Read more
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