Rosy Varte

Rosy Varte
Born Nevarte Manouelian
(1923-11-22)22 November 1923
Istanbul, Turkey
Died 14 January 2012(2012-01-14) (aged 88)
Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
Occupation Actress
Years active 1949-2012
Spouse(s) Pierre Badel (19??-2012; her death)

Rosy Varte (22 November 1923 14 January 2012)[1] was a Turkish-born French actress of Armenian descent. She made almost 100 film and television appearances since 1949.

She starred in the 1972 film The Bar at the Crossing, which was entered into the 22nd Berlin International Film Festival.[2] She was a voice actress in the cartoon Western movies, Daisy Town (1971, as "Lulu Carabine") and La Ballade des Dalton (1978, as "Miss Worthlesspenny").[3]

Life and career

Born Nevarte Manouelian in Istanbul, Turkey, she emigrated to France at an early age. She appeared in comedies. From 1985-93, she had the title role (Maguy Boissier) in 333 episodes of the hit TV series Maguy. In 2007, she won the 7 d'Or award for Best Actress for playing Maguy Boissier.


She died 14 January 2012 at the American Hospital in Neuilly-sur-Seine, aged 88, following a battle with bronchitis, which degenerated into a lung infection, according to her widower, director Pierre Badel.[3]

Selected filmography


  1. "Rosy Varte est décédée, adieu "Maguy"". 15 January 2012. Retrieved 13 July 2015.
  2. " Awards for The Bar at the Crossing". Retrieved 20 March 2010.
  3. 1 2 Minovitz, Ethan (19 January 2012). "French theater, TV actress Rosy Varte dies at 88". Big Cartoon News. Retrieved 13 July 2015.
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