Leslie Caron
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"Leslie Claire Margaret Caron" is a French and 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 (film)/An American in Paris (1951), Lili (1953), Daddy Long Legs (1955 film)/Daddy Long Legs (1955), Gigi (1958 film)/Gigi (1958), and for the non-musical films Fanny (1961 film)/Fanny (1961), The L-Shaped Room (1962), and Father Goose (film)/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 language/French, English language/English, and Italian language/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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