Félix, Lia

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Félix, Lia Gender: F
Adélaïde Félix
born on 6 July 1830 at 16:30 (= 4:30 PM )
Place Saumur, France, 47n16, 0w05
Timezone LMT m0w05 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 14°01' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 21°08 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 00°18'

Lia Félix (Her tomb at Père-Lachaise cemetery)
photo: Pierre-Yves Beaudouin, license cc-by-sa-3.0


French actress, born the fifth of six children of Jacques Félix and Esther Thérèse Hayer, all of whom became actors, and a 9-year younger sister and pupil of the great Rachel Félix. She had hardly been given any acting experience when, by chance, she was called on to create the leading woman's part in Lamartine's "Toussaint Louverture" at the Théâtre de la Porte Saint-Martin on 6 April 1848. The play did not become a hit, but the young actress was favorably noticed, and several important parts were immediately entrusted to her. She soon came to be recognized as one of the best comedians in Paris. Rachel took Lia to the United States with her to play supporting roles, and on returning to Paris she played at several of the principal theatres, although her health compelled her to retire for several years. When she reappeared at the Théâtre de la Gaîté in the title role of Jules Barbier's "Jeanne d'Arc" she found enormous success. Her last theatrical appearance was in Victorien Sardou's "La Haine" in 1874. She died in Paris on 15 January 1908.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes birth certificate n° 216 in the online Maine-et-Loire archives, p. 301/331.


  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress