Nicole Courcel is a French actress, who achieved popularity through the 1950s, and 1960s, though she is mostly unknown outside of France. Born Nicole Marie-Anne Andrieux in Saint-Cloud, western suburbs of Paris, she appeared in 43 films between 1947 and 1979. After serving as an extra in a few films, she won a major role in Rendez-vous de juillet, with Brigitte Auber. Later in life, she turned to television appearing in different TV movies and miniseries, in which she continued to work until 2004. Courcel is best known for her role in Serge Bourguignon's Sundays and Cybele. Also she had notable parts in such productions: La Marie du port, Sacha Guitry's Royal Affairs in Versailles, and La Sorcière.