Silvia Monfort

Silvia Monfort (born Silvia Favre-Bertin; 6 June 1923, Paris–30 March 1991, Paris) was a French actress and theatre director. Daughter of the sculptor Charles Favre-Bertin and wife of Pierre Gruneberg.

She was named Knight of the Legion of Honor in 1973, Officer of Arts and Letters in 1979 and then Commander of Arts and Letters in 1983. She is buried in Père Lachaise Cemetery.

Read more about Silvia Monfort:  A Precocious Vocation, Cocteau, Vilar and The TNP, New Wave and Cinema Debut, On The Road, An Eclectic Tragedienne, A Mythic Phèdre, The Fall That Made Her An Author, "This Will Be My Theatre!", The Silvia Monfort Prize, Quotations About Her, Bibliography

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