Annie Cordy is a Actor and Scriptwriter Belge born on 16 june 1928 at Laeken / Laken (Belgique)
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Birth name Léonie Juliana CooremanNationality BelgiqueBirth 16 june 1928
(91 years) at Laeken / Laken (Belgique
Baroness Léonie Cooreman, known under the stage name Annie Cordy (born 16 June 1928), is a Belgian film actress and singer. She has appeared in 50 films since 1954. She has staged many memorable appearances at Bruno Coquatrix' famous Paris Olympia. Her version of "La Ballade de Davy Crockett" was number 1 in the charts for five weeks in France in August 1956.
She was born in Laeken, Belgium, where in 2004, King Albert II of Belgium bestowed upon her the title of Baroness in recognition for her life's achievements.
Her father's name was Cornelius January Cooreman and her mother, Maria de Leeuw. She has a brother, Louis, and a sister, Jeanne.
At eight years, her mother enrolled her in a dance class. She learn piano and music theory, while pursuing her studies, and participates in charity galas. Between numbers danced, she sang the hits of the moment. Very soon, everything follows: radio hooks, contests ... Immediately noticed by the artistic director of Le Lido who manages to convince her to leave Brussels, her hometown, Annie Cordy arrives in Paris on 1 May 1950, hired as a lead dancer.