Friend of Gustave Doré, Georges Clairin; muse of Victor Hugo and Alphonse Mucha; maybe loved by Louise Abbéma and dismissed by Nikola Tesla; she was The Stage herself, Sarah Bernhardt, "The Divine Sarah".
Born in Madrid, she is the very "Almodóvar Girl", since she that had worked in 8 films of Pedro Almodóvar: more than no other actress. Also costarred in Fernando Trueba's "Belle Époque", winner of the Academy Award as Best Foreign Language Film in 93. She is María Jesús "Chus" Lampreave, who begun her career in the spanish TV in 1958, and has become a beloved actress and a cult icon. Here, she poses for the Gandolfi Jewelry, in Madrid; shooted by the spanish photographer Ouka Lele,
Gladys Cooper (1888-1971) was an English actress whose career spanned seven decades on stage, in films and on television. Beginning on the stage as a teenager in Edwardian musical comedy and pantomime, she was starring in dramatic roles and silent films before the beginning of the First World War. She also became a manager of the Playhouse Theatre from 1917 to 1933. In the 1930s, she was starring steadily both in the West End and on Broadway. She was nominated for three Academy Awards.