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Dani

Danièle Graule (Castres, 1 October 1944), known as Dani is a French actress and singer. In 1966 she was contracted to Pathé-Marconi and released her first single Garçon manqué. In 1968 Papa vient d'épouser la bonne sold a million copies and was a major hit. Dani was meant to have been France's Eurovision Song Contest 1974 entry with the song "La Vie à 25 ans", but President Georges Pompidou died in the week of the competition, so she never entered Eurovision properly. Her only English language record release to date is "That Old Familiar Feeling", which has the same music as "La Vie à 25 ans" but with English lyrics by British singer-songwriter Lynsey de Paul. In cinema, she has played the script-girl Liliane in François Truffaut's Day for Night and in the last Antoine Doinel-adventure Love on the Run a short-time-affair of Antoine, Christine's friend Liliane. Truffaut who makes her famous with one role in two movies: she is Liliane in Day for Night. The fickle girlfriend of actor Alphonse (Jean-Pierre Léaud) recruited as a script trainee who is pinching for the English stuntman. In 1978, this Liliane becomes the friend of Christine Doinel alias Claude Jade in the last film of the Doinel cyclus. Truffaut uses Liliane's flashbacks for Love on the Run. Here Liliane becomes the best friend of Christine (Claude Jade). And later, she has an affair with her husband Antoine, again Jean-Pierre Léaud. Thanks to the installation of new and old scenes, Claude Jade also mounted in the flashbacks of Day for Night, it seems Dani was already part of the Doinel Cycle. Source: Article "Dani (singer)" from Wikipedia in english, licensed under CC-BY-SA 3.0.


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Born:
Oct 1, 1944 In Castres, Tarn, France
Movie/TV Credits:
26
First Appeared:
In the movie The Girl Across the Way 1968-01-14
Latest Project:
Movie Rogue City 2020-10-30
Known For
Poster of Rogue City
Poster of La Génération Salut les copains
Poster of Police Commissioner Moulin
Poster of Day for Night
Filmography
Movie Rogue City Angelina Maranzano 2020-10-30
Movie La Génération Salut les copains Self 2019-10-25
Movie Guy Anne-Marie 2018-08-29
Series War on Beasts Mère Martel 2018-11-15
Movie Morning Dew Unknown 2018-09-28
Movie Carbone Dolly Wizman 2017-11-01
Movie Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart Brigitte Heim 2014-02-05
Movie On Air Barka 2012-01-11
Movie Michel Delpech &... live at the Grand Rex, Paris Self 2007-11-12
Movie Avenue Montaigne Claudie 2006-02-15
Movie Drôle de genre Lou Wand 2003-06-05
Movie Sleep Tight Néfertiti 2003-03-13
Movie The Car Keys La grande bourgeoise 2003-12-10
Movie 1974, une partie de campagne Herself 2002-02-20
Movie Princesses Unknown 2000-09-13
Movie La robe à cerceau Unknown 1993-07-25
Movie La croisade des enfants Une prostituée 1988-04-07
Movie Story of Women Loulou 1988-09-14
Movie Love on the Run Liliane 1979-01-24
Series Claudine Rézy Lambrook 1978-04-12
Movie Les Anneaux de Bicêtre Lina 1977-01-05
Series Police Commissioner Moulin La mère de Momo 1976-08-04
Movie Some Too Quiet Gentlemen Odette 1973-01-25
Movie Day for Night Liliane 1973-05-24
Movie A Police Officer Without Importance Joëlle 1973-04-12
Movie The Girl Across the Way Martine 1968-01-14