Kirk Douglas
(Movies & TV)
Richard Widmark
(Movies & TV)
World War II
Derek Ford

See also

Bella Darvi

Knowledge Identifier: +Bella_Darvi


Bella Darvi

French and American actress of Polish-Jewish origins add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1928.

Countries: United States (50%), (33%), United Kingdom (17%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Kirk Douglas, Richard Widmark, Hollywood Babylon

Linked to: Jews




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Bella Darvi was born in 1928 add something


Jailed by the Nazis during World War II, she was released in 1943 add something


In 1952, she divorced Cavalcade, and moved into the Zanuck home add something


In August 1953, she signed a contract with Zanuck, who changed her name to "Bella Darvi", "Darvi" a combination of the first names of Zanuck and his wife, Virginia add something


She was Richard Widmark's love interest in Sam Fuller's 1954 film "Hell and High Water" as well as that of Kirk Douglas in 1955's "The Racers", but is probably best known for the role of Nefer, the seductive Babylonian courtesan, in "The Egyptian" add something


Derek Ford - A non-fiction expose of early Hollywood à la "Hollywood Babylon", among the allegations in the book are that Joan Crawford once appeared in a stag film , and that Bella Darvi had worked as a prostitute in a Parisian brothel of which Ford had "benefited from a conducted tour of in 1959"


On November 13, 1960, Darvi married Claude Rouas, a restaurant waiter, in Las Vegas; the marriage was annulled less than a year later add something


Zanuck was still paying off her debts as late as 1970 add something

Bella Darvi died in 1971 add something