French dancer Zizi Jeanmaire poses during the dress rehearsal of ‘Gainsbourg’ in Marseille in 1994. Photo: AFP French dancer Zizi Jeanmaire poses during the dress rehearsal of ‘Gainsbourg’ in Marseille in 1994. Photo: AFP
French dancer Zizi Jeanmaire poses during the dress rehearsal of ‘Gainsbourg’ in Marseille in 1994. Photo: AFP
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Iconic French cabaret showgirl Zizi Jeanmaire dies at 96

  • Many of Jeanmaire’s roles, who starred in ballets, cabarets and musicals, were created by her husband and choreographer Roland Petit
  • Her leading films roles were in the 1950s, including in the Hollywood musical ‘Hans Christian Andersen’

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French dancer Zizi Jeanmaire poses during the dress rehearsal of ‘Gainsbourg’ in Marseille in 1994. Photo: AFP French dancer Zizi Jeanmaire poses during the dress rehearsal of ‘Gainsbourg’ in Marseille in 1994. Photo: AFP
French dancer Zizi Jeanmaire poses during the dress rehearsal of ‘Gainsbourg’ in Marseille in 1994. Photo: AFP
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