Born 1942 as Danielle Nadine Suzanne Savalle in Paris, former French actress Dany Saval began as a dancer at the Moulin Rouge and had her first film role in Les tricheurs (Young Sinners), a film by Marcel Carné released in 1958.
Saval’s career flourished during the late 1950s and 1960s. Best known in America as one of a trio of airline stewardesses being shuffled around by Tony Curtis and Jerry Lewis in the slapstick comedy Boeing Boeing, in which she played alongside Thelma Ritter, Christiane Schmidtmer, and Suzanna Leigh.
Dany Saval retired from the film and entertainment business in the late 1980s. She has a daughter named Stephanie Jarre (daughter of Maurice Jarre, her first husband), and currently resides in Paris with her second husband, Michel Drucker.
Take a look at these beautiful photos to see portrait of young Dany Saval in the late 1950s and 1960s.