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Claudette Colbert (September 13, 1903 - July 30, 1996) was a French-born American stage and film actress. Born in Saint-Mande, France and raised in New York City, Colbert began her career in Broadway productions during the 1920s, progressing to filmMoreClaudette Colbert (September 13, 1903 - July 30, 1996) was a French-born American stage and film actress. Born in Saint-Mande, France and raised in New York City, Colbert began her career in Broadway productions during the 1920s, progressing to film with the advent of talking pictures.She established a successful film career with Paramount Pictures and later, as a freelance performer, became one of the highest paid entertainers in American cinema.Colbert was recognized as one of the leading female exponents of screwball comedy- she won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her comedic performance in It Happened One Night (1934), and also received Academy Award nominations for her dramatic roles in Private Worlds (1935) and Since You Went Away (1944). Her film career began to decline in the 1950s, and she made her last film in 1961.Colbert continued to act in theater and, briefly, in television during her later years.After a career of more than 60 years duration, Colbert retired to her home in Barbados, where she died at the age of 92, following a series of strokes. Colbert received theatre awards from the Sarah Siddons Society, a lifetime-achievement award at the Kennedy Center Honors, and, in 1999, the American Film Institute placed her at number twelve on their AFIs 100 Years...100 Stars list of the 50 Greatest American Screen Legends.This book is your ultimate resource for Claudette Colbert. Here you will find the most up-to-date information, photos, and much more.In easy to read chapters, with extensive references and links to get you to know all there is to know about her Early life, Career and Personal life right away: Claudette Colbert chronology of performances, For the Love of Mike, The Hole in the Wall, The Lady Lies (film), Young Man of Manhattan, The Big Pond, Manslaughter (1930 film), Mysterious Mr. Parkes, Honor Among Lovers, The Smiling Lieutenant, Secrets of a Secretary, His Woman, The Wiser Sex, Misleading Lady, The Man from Yesterday, The Phantom President, The Sign of the Cross (film), Tonight Is Ours, I Cover the Waterfront, Three-Cornered Moon, Torch Singer, Four Frightened People, It Happened One Night, Cleopatra (1934 film), Imitation of Life (1934 film), The Gilded Lily (1935 film), Private Worlds, She Married Her Boss, The Bride Comes Home, Under Two Flags (1936 film), Maid of Salem, I Met Him in Paris, Tovarich (film), Bluebeards Eighth Wife, Zaza (film), Midnight (1939 film), Its a Wonderful World (1939 film), Drums Along the Mohawk, Boom Town (film), Arise, My Love, Skylark (1941 film), Remember the Day, The Palm Beach Story, No Time for Love (film), So Proudly We Hail!, Since You Went Away, Practically Yours, Guest Wife, Tomorrow Is Forever, Without Reservations, The Secret Heart, The Egg and I (film), Sleep, My Love, Family Honeymoon, Bride for Sale, Three Came Home, The Secret Fury, Thunder on the Hill, Lets Make It Legal, The Planters Wife, Destinees, Royal Affairs in Versailles, Texas Lady, Parrish (film)Contains selected content from the highest rated entries, typeset, printed and shipped, combining the advantages of up-to-date and in-depth knowledge with the convenience of printed books. A portion of the proceeds of each book will be donated to the Wikimedia Foundation to support their mission.