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Actor Marguerite Duras

Marguerite Duras

  • Birth name:

    Marguerite Donnadieu

  • Date of Birth:

    Gia Dinh, French Cochinchina. [now Vietnam]


Ms. Duras was born in southern Vietnam and lost her father at age 4. The family savings of 20 years bought the family a small plot in Cambodia, but everything was lost in a single season's flooding. The disaster killed her mother as a result. After high school in Saigon, Ms. Duras left Indochina to study law in Paris. As a young woman, she worked as a secretary in France's Ministry of Colonies from 1935 to 1941, before becoming a writer. She wrote 34 novels from 1943 to 1993, and became an endu... more

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