Biography

Long-necked, doe-eyed French leading lady Genevieve Page enjoyed a very long career in glamorous roles. For reasons unknown, Genevieve has frequently been cast in costume pictures as a delectable heroine who meets an untimely demise. Among her better-known screen roles were Princess Urraca in Anthony Mann's El Cid (1961), Madame Anais in Bunuel's Belle De Jour (1967) and Gabrielle Valladon in Billy Wilder's The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (1969). Even late in her career, Genevieve Page remained delightfully decorative in films like Aria (1987) and Le Bois noirs (1989), Stranger in the House (1992). ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi