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French Actress Leslie Caron | Although she may not have been born in the Virgin Islands, her family had a prominent business on St. Thomas. Her brother, Dr. Aimery Caron, a retired administrator from the University of the Virgin Islands, is my neighbor.

Leslie Caron is a French and American film actress and dancer who appeared in 45 films between 1951-2003. Caron is best known for the musical films An American in Paris, Lili, and more. She received two Academy Award nominations for Best Actress. She is one of the few dancers or actresses who have danced with Gene Kelly, Fred Astaire, Mikhail Baryshnikov and Rudolf Nureyev.

Leslie Caron - studied dance for 7 years and was a professional dancer for 2 years at Ballet des Champs-Elysees, Paris, France - kept doing barre daily

The Highest Form of Flattery: Cecil Beaton

Leslie Caron, as photographed by Cecil Beaton in one of the couture creations for Gigi. Sigh

Gene Kelly Leslie Caron. #Ballet_beautie #sur_les_pointes *Ballet_beautie, sur les pointes !*

Leslie Caron

Leslie Claire Margaret Caron (b. 1July 1931): French film actress, dancer (45 films between 1951~2003). Best known for films An American in Paris (1951), Lili (1953), Daddy Long Legs (1955), Gigi (1958), Fanny (1961), The L-Shaped Room (1962), and Father Goose (1964). She is one of the few dancers or actresses to have danced with all Gene Kelly, Fred Astaire, Mikhail Baryshnikov, and Rudolf Nureyev. ~Wikipedia (I must have watched Gigi a hundred times!)