Cult actress of the 1960s, Marie Dubois, whose real name is Claudine Huzé, made a name for herself on television in the series The camera explores time as well as The Last Five Minutes. Subsequently, she was hired by the director François Truffaut who offered her to play in Shoot the Pianist in 1960. It was also during this period that the first symptoms of her illness appeared. At 23, her multiple sclerosis is gradually emerging, but the actress is trying to forget this first warning by devoting herself to her career.

The pretty blonde goes on filming. We find her in particular in L’Âge ingrat, Les Grandes Gueules with Bourvil and Lino Ventura before gaining notoriety thanks to her role in La Grande Vadrouille alongside Louis de Funès. In the 1970s, she was offered, by the National Academy of Cinema, the interpretation prize for her role as Alice in Les Arpenteurs. But after several years of chaining movies, his illness is back in force. Forced to slow down, she will continue all her life to fight against the disease. She will even publicly engage in the fight against multiple sclerosis.

In 2007, Marie Dubois lost her husband, the agent and actor Serge Rousseau with whom she had a daughter named Dominique. On October 15, 2014, the star died in turn in a retirement home in Lescar in the New Aquitaine region. His body is buried in the cemetery of Ville-d’Avray in the Hauts-de-Seine.

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