Anemone, Cesar's best actress in 1988 for "The Great Way," died Tuesday morning at the age of 68 after a "long illness," said her agent, Elisabeth Tanner.
The actress began her career in the cafe-theater of the Splendid troupe. The success of her role as Thérèse, Thierry Lhermitte's partner in SOS Amitié's permanent "Le Père Noël is a Trash", in the theater in 1979 and in the cinema in 1982 in the adaptation directed by Jean-Marie Poiré, in fact a very popular actress in the 80s.
In the comedy of many comedies like "Come Home, I Live With a Girlfriend" (1982), she also incorporates more sensitive roles, such as Marcelle's character in "The Great Way" (1987), which earned her a Caesar in the year Following.
Last piece in 2011
In recent years, she has appeared in "Kingdom of Girls" by Jacky (2014), "Rosalie Blum" (2016) and "The Mint of Their Play" (2018), her latest film. She also performed regularly on stage until her last play in 2011, "Nervous Pregnancy," a comedy in which she portrays a big bourgeois as unexpected as she is desperate.
Her real name Anne Bourguignon, she was the daughter of psychiatrist André Bourguignon and Claire Justin-Besançon. She was the mother of two children.