Biography

At one time secretary to singer Edith Piaf, French actress Suzanne Flon began making films with 1947's Capitaine Blomet. Flon specialized in portraying bored European aristocrats, giving a particularly impressive performance in this vein in Orson Welles' Mr. Arkadin (1955). Welles later used Flon in The Trial (1962), wherein she played Miss Pitti. Suzanne Flon's most celebrated role was in the anti-war Tu ne Tueras point [Thou Shalt Not Kill] (1961), for which she won the 1961 Venice Film Festival "Best Actress" award. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi