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Anny Duperey (born Annie Legras on June 28, 1947 in Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France) is an stage, film and television actress and best-selling author.
Duperey made her screen debut in the 1967 Jean-Luc Godard film, "''ou 3 choses que je sais d'elle''." In the 1974 Alain Resnais film ''Stavisky'', she portrayed Arlette, the beautiful real-life wife of flamboyant swindler Alexandre Stavisky played by Jean-Paul Belmondo. Anny Duperey was nominated for the 1977 C?sar Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her performance in "''Un ?l?phant ?a trompe ?norm?ment''" (''An Elephant Can Be Extremely Deceptive''). For her work in television, she has won two 7 d'Or Night Best Actress awards. In English-language film, Anny Duperey appeared with Al Pacino in the 1977 Sydney Pollack film ''Bobby Deerfield''.
In addition to her talents as an actress, Anny Duperey is a successful author of a number of bestselling books including '' L'admiroir'' (1976), '' Le Nez de Mazarin'' (1986), '' Le voile noir'' (1992), ''Je vous ?cris'' (1993), ''Les chats de hasard'' (1999), '' Allons plus loin, veux-tu?'' (2002) ''Les chats mots'' (2003) '' Une soir?e'' (2005).
A social activist, Anny Duperey has volunteered for causes such as the international child welfare organisation SOS Children's Villages and SOS-PAPA an international organization to help ensure children of divorce have full participation by both parents. Her work earned her an appointment as Chevalier (Knight) of Legion of Honor in 1997.
Her parents died accidentally intoxicated with gas when she was eight years old. She was then raised separately from her sister - hence her work today with associations to help orphaned siblings be raised in the same household.
Her experience dealing with her parents' death and her father's photographs are the topic of her book "Le voile noir". The many letters she received and what happened in her life after publishing "Le voile noir" are told in "Je vous ?cris".