BirthdayApril 22, 1910

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Jenny Alpha

    Full name: Jenny Alpha
    Also known as: Jenny Alpha, Alpha, Jenny
    Professions: French singer
    Occupation: Actress, singer

  2. Jenny Alpha Known for

    Le bleu des villes (1999), La vieille quimboiseuse et le majordome (1987), Black for Remembrance (1995), Le fils puni (1980)

  3. Jenny Alpha Death information

    Died: Wednesday, 8th of September, 2010 (Age: 100)

  4. Jenny Alpha Biography

    Jenny Alpha (22 April 1910 – 8 September 2010) was a Martinique-born French actress and singer, who appeared in more than a hundred theatre productions and movies.Born in Fort-de-France, Martinique in 1910, Alpha moved to Paris in 1929 to pursue a career in teaching but became sidetracked due to her passion for theatre. As well as appearing in theatre, she displayed a variety of talent and became a successful singer, appearing alongside the likes of Duke Ellington and Josephine Baker.During the war she played an active role in the French Resistance before meeting her husband Noël Villard, a prominent French poet. Late in life, in 2005, she appeared in the film Monsieur Étienne, and in 2008 recorded a final album, La sérénade du muguet.On 1 January 2009 she was granted the title of Chevalier de la Légion d'honneur by the French government, and in 2010 Alpha celebrated her 100th birthday. She died on 8 September 2010 in Paris, France.

  5. Jenny Alpha Family

    Spouse: Noël Villard

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