Claudette Colbert, Best Actress 1934: MovieMonday.com

IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT

(Comedy - NR)

Claudette Colbert received her Oscar for playing a runaway heiress in one of the great romantic comedies of all time: IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT.

It should be noted that, Gable and Claudette Cobert remain the only co-starring team to have won Oscars at the same time.


ABOUT CLAUDETTE COLBERT (1905 - 1996)

Born in France, her real name was Lily Claudette Chauchoin. She came to United States when she was 3 and made her debut in silent films in 1927.

Claudette Cobert was also nominated for:

PRIVATE WORLDS (35)
SINCE YOU WENT AWAY (44)

Claudette Cobert has performed on Broadway.

In 1940 she was reunited with Gable in BOOM TOWN.

Claudette Cobert's other credits include:

THE SIGN OF THE CROSS
CLEOPATRA
IMITATION OF LIFE
THE BRIDE COMES HOME
UNDER TWO FLAGS
I MET HIM IN PARIS
TOVARISH
MIDNIGHT
DRUMS ALONG THE MOHAWK
ARISE MY LOVE
THE PALM BEACH STORY
SINCE YOU WENT AWAY
THE EGG AND I
THREE CAME HOME

And in 1986 she starred in a TV-movie titled: THE TWO MRS. GRENVILLES