Mérelle, Claude

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Mérelle, Claude Gender: F
Lise Henriette Marie Laurent
born on 17 April 1888 at 22:50 (= 10:50 PM )
Place Colombes, France, 48n55, 2e15
Timezone LMT m2e15 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Mandl
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 28°20' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 10°24 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 12°24'


French stage and film actress who appeared in numerous films during the silent film era of the early 1910s through the late 1920s.

She made her film debut in the 1912 short Les noces siciliennes, directed by Louis Feuillade. She would go on to appear in numerous film serials throughout the 1910s under the name Lise Laurent and directed by filmmakers such as Feuillade, Henri Pouctal and Henri Diamant-Berger before using the stage name Claude Mérelle beginning in 1918. Mérelle most often appeared in film serials throughout her career, such as 1924's Les aventures de Robinson Crusoé, directed by Gaston Leprieur; 1924's Les amours de Rocambole, directed by Charles Maudru; and 1925's Jean Chouans. Her final film appearance was in the 1928 drama Rapa-Nui (also known as The Golden Abyss) directed by Mario Bonnard and starring André Roanne.

Claude Mérelle was married to stage and film actor Albert Decoeur from 1923 until his death in 1942. The two had appeared in several films together. She retired from films in 1928 and died in Nice on 16 September 1976 at age 88.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Relationship : Marriage 1923 (Albert Decoeur)
  • Work : Retired 1928
  • Death of Mate 1942 (Albert Decoeur)

Source Notes

Birth certificate quoted in Michaël Mandl's CINÉMA MUET (Silent Film) collection.


  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress (Stage and film)