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STAGE TUBE: Leslie Caron Talks AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, GIGI, Leanne Cope, and More

Thank heaven for Leslie Caron!

The star of Golden Age musical films An American in Paris and GIGI recently made an appearance on CBS Sunday Morning to discuss her experience with making her screen debut in An American in Paris, plus her take on Leanne Cope's portrayal of the role on Broadway, and more. Watch the full interview below!

Caron recently took the stage at the curtain call of An American in Paris on Broadway and in a touching ceremony, received a bouquet of roses from Tony nominee Robert Fairchild. Check out photos of the event here!

Leslie Caron is a Franco-American film actress and dancer who appeared in 45 films between 1951 and 2003. Her autobiography, Thank Heaven, was published in 2010 in the UK and US, and in 2011 in a French version.

Caron is best known for the musical films An American in Paris (1951), Lili (1953), Daddy Long Legs (1955), Gigi (1958), and for the nonmusical films Fanny (1961), The L-Shaped Room (1962), and Father Goose (1964). She received two Academy Award nominations for Best Actress. In 2006, her performance in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit won her an Emmy for guest actress in a drama series. She speaks French, English, and Italian. She is one of the few dancers or actresses who have danced with Gene Kelly, Fred Astaire, Mikhail Baryshnikov and Rudolf Nureyev.


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