Jany Holt
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Ruxandra Ecaterina Vladescu Olt

(1909-05-13)13 May 1909
Died26 October 2005(2005-10-26) (aged 96)
Years active1931–1995
(m. 1936; div. 1939)

Jacques Porel
(m. 1940)
RelativesGabrielle Réjane
Paul Porel

Jany Holt (born Ruxandra Ecaterina Vladescu Olt, 13 May 1909 – 26 October 2005) was a Romanian-born actress, who worked principally in the French cinema.[1]

Holt married French actor Marcel Dalio in 1936, divorcing in 1939.[1] In 1940, Holt married author Jacques Porel, the son of stage and early silent film actress Gabrielle Réjane and director Paul Porel; Holt and Porel stayed in France during the Nazi occupation.[2] During that period, Holt continued acting in films while she also worked with the French Resistance, later receiving the Croix de Guerre from General de Gaulle.[2]

Holt appeared in 48 films and television productions between 1931 and 1995.

Selected filmography


  1. ^ a b "Les Gens du Cinéma". 2008-03-14.
  2. ^ a b Bergan, Ronald (2005-11-18). "Obituary: Jany Holt". The Guardian. Retrieved 2019-12-27.