Désirée 67 years old

The life...the women...the conquests of Napoleon!

Désirée

In Marseilles, France in 1794, Desiree Clary, a young millinery clerk, becomes infatuated with Napoleon Bonaparte, but winds up wedding Genaral Jean-Baptiste Berandotte, an aid to Napoleon who later joins the forces that bring about the Emperor's downfall. Josephine Beauharnais, a worldly courtesan marries Napoleon and becomes Empress of France, but is then cast aside by her spouse when she proves unable to produce an heir to the throne.

Credits

Désirée Cast

Name Character
Marlon Brando He was 30, 80 years old when he died as Napoleon Bonaparte
Bess Flowers She was 55, 85 years old when she died as Attendant Holding Baby at Palace Ball
Michael Rennie He was 45, 61 years old when he died as Bernadotte
Merle Oberon She was 43, 68 years old when she died as Empress Josephine
Richard Deacon He was 33, 63 years old when he died as Etienne Clary
Jean Simmons She was 25, 80 years old when she died as Desiree Clary
John Hoyt He was 49, 85 years old when he died as Talleyrand
Carolyn Jones She was 24, 53 years old when she died as Mme. Tallien
Isobel Elsom She was 61, 87 years old when she died as Mme. Clary
Alan Napier He was 51, 85 years old when he died as Despreaux
Evelyn Varden She was 61, 65 years old when she died as Marie
Charlotte Austin She was 21, now 88 years old as Paulette Bonaparte
Gene Roth He was 51, 73 years old when he died as Von Essen
Cameron Mitchell He was 36, 75 years old when he died as Joseph Bonaparte
Cathleen Nesbitt She was 65, 93 years old when she died as Mme. Bonaparte
Elizabeth Sellars She was 31, 96 years old when she died as Julie
Nicolas Koster He was 11, now 78 years old as Oscar
Edith Evanson She was 58, 84 years old when she died as Queen Hedwig
Dorothy Neumann She was 40, 80 years old when she died as Queen Sofia

Désirée Crew

Name Department
Daniel Taradash as Writer. He was 41 (90) years old when He died Writing
Henry Koster as Director. He was 49 (83) years old when He died Directing
René Hubert as Costume Design. He was 59 (59) years old when He died Costume & Make-Up
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Désirée (67 years)

The life...the women...the conquests of Napoleon!

  • Release day: Tuesday, November 16, 1954
  • Runtime: 110 minutes