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Leslie Caron

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Actress

The Resume

    (July 1, 1931- )
    Also acted in 'Lili (1953),' 'Daddy Long Legs (1955),' 'Gigi (1958),' 'The Subterraneans (1960),' 'The L-Shaped Room (1962),' 'Father Goose (1964),' 'Valentino (1977),' 'Funny Bones (1995),' 'Chocolat (2000)' and 'Le Divorce (2003)'
    Discovered by actor/dancer Gene Kelly who got her the lead role opposite him in 'An American in Paris (1951)'

Why she might be annoying:

    Her nickname is Carly Jane.
    She is thrice divorced.
    She gave her third husband a Rolls Royce for his 30th birthday.
    During filming of 1965's 'Promise Her Anything' she had an affair with Warren Beatty, who was named as a co-respondent in her divorce from her third husband (he kept the Rolls).
    In 1954 and 1964 she was nominated for an Oscar for 'Best Actress in a Leading Role,' losing both times.

Why she might not be annoying:

    She is bilingual (English and French).
    At age 16, she was chosen to dance at the famed Ballet de Champs Elysees.
    She won a Golden Globe Award as 'Best Motion Picture Actress in a Drama' for her role in 'The L-Shaped Room.'
    She bought and helped renovate a 13th century stone building in France, turning it into a successful restaurant/inn.
    Her other hobbies include painting, writing, and interior decorating.
    Asked if her ballet background helped her with dancing roles in movies, she replied: 'I'm not a ballerina. I'm a hoofer.'

Credit: Scar Tactics


Featured in the following Annoying Collections:

Year In Review:

    For 2024, as of last weekly ranking, Out of 1 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2023, Out of 21 Votes: 19.05% Annoying
    In 2022, Out of 3 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 223 Votes: 61.43% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 60 Votes: 53.33% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 12 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 2 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 3 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 9 Votes: 22.22% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 10 Votes: 30.0% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 16 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 48 Votes: 64.58% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 52 Votes: 73.08% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 21 Votes: 42.86% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 81 Votes: 60.49% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 34 Votes: 47.06% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 138 Votes: 31.88% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 278 Votes: 44.24% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 87 Votes: 41.38% Annoying