French actress Capucine, who played the slinky seductress in the first "Pink Panther" movie, jumped to her death from her eighth-floor apartment, police reported Tuesday.
The 67-year-old actress, who starred in movies with such Hollywood stars as John Wayne, Stewart Granger and Peter Sellers, took her life Saturday after reportedly suffering from illness and depression, police said.Swiss media said friends who knew her since she moved to Lausanne on Lake Geneva 28 years ago said she had been ill and depressed.
Born in Toulon, France, as Germaine Lefebvre, Capucine first studied painting and then became a model. She won Hollywood fame in films of the late 1960s.
Capucine was the slinky femme fatale in the first of the "Pink Panther" comedy films.
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