Mylène DEMONGEOT '50-60 (29 Septembre 1935) is a French actress, who has appeared in 72 films since 1953. She was born Marie-Hélène Demongeot in Nice, Southern France.Demongeot gained fame and adulation for her portrayal of Abigail Williams in the Franco-East German production The Crucible (1957), for which she was nominated for BAFTA Awards for Most Promising Newcomer to Film.
Mylene Demongeot (born 1935) with her chihuahua. Demongeot is a top French actress whose performance in the German production of The Crucible (1957) remains her highest achievement. In the United States she co-starred with David Niven in Otto Preminger's Bonjour Tristesse (1958). She still plays character roles in such films as Oscar et la dame rose (2009) and Beneath the Rooftops of Paris (2009).
Michelle Mercier during Cannes Film Festival, 1959