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Sylvia Lopez Biography

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Sylvia Lopez's facts

Date of Birth 1933-11-10
Nationality French
Profession Actress and Model
Married to Francis Lopez
Married on November 7, 1956
Name on Birth Tatjana Bernt
Height 5'9 1/2"

Born as Tatjana Bernt, and better known by her professional name, Sylvia Lopez, was a French model and actress for the big screen. She was born in the year 1933 and celebrated her birthday on November 10, every year. She is best known for her work in movies such as Hercules Unchained, Son of the Red Corsair and Herod the Great, all released the same year in 1959. She passed away on November 20, 1959 in Paris, Île-de-France, France of Leukemia.

Sylvia is a native of Paris, France as she was born and spent most of her early life there. Sylvia is among those celebrities who like to live a low key life. Due to her nature, she kept most information regarding her, under the wraps. There is no information about her family and early life. Likewise, her educational background has been kept a secret. Although she is often regarded as a French film actress, her modeling reference sources reveal that she was born in Austria in 1936 and had Slavonic heritage. She grew up in Paris and graduated from the Lycée. She was fluent in six languages.

Lopez started her modeling career in Paris. Moving on with minor modeling assignments, she eventually got a chance to model for couturier Jacques Fath, who was the first French fashion designer to export his creations to the United States. During that time, she appeared under the name "Sylvia Sinclair". Owing to her successful modeling career, she was able to attract the attention of film producers. She then appeared in first of two French-language films Baratin and Cinq millions comptant. Soon, she got the chance to work in several Italian swashbucklers with American stars such as Steve Reeves and Lex Barker. She received positive reviews for her work in the movies. In the year 1959 only, she worked in three Italian movies Son of the Red Corsair, Hercules Unchained, and Herod the Great and a French movie Il Moralista. All in all, Silvia worked in the film industry for not more than four years.

Talking about her personal life, Sylvia was married to composer Francis Lopez. They tied the knot on November 7, 1956. It was Francis’ second marriage. While working on the set of a film Voulez-vous danser avec moi? with Brigitte Bardot, Lopez died on November 20, 1959 in Paris, Île-de-France, France. She was previously diagnosed with leukemia. Sylvia is interred in the Cimetière du Montparnasse in Paris.

Lopez was not only talented, she was equally beautiful. She stood tall at the height of 5 feet and 9 and a half inch and balanced her height with a matching weight. She had a sensual body with full breasts, flat belly and round hips. Considering her discreet attitude, not much has been revealed about her nature. She barely attended any of the public events and so it was very hard to follow her on the media. She preferred to keep herself away from the public eye and never wanted to make a public spectacle of herself. Despite her celebrity status, she had remained mysterious. She had natural brunette hair which matched her hazel eyes.  Her hard work into the industry has made her famous and fortunate.

This legendary actress has a good number of followers and admirers all over the world. Although she is no longer physically present among us, her fans have created numerous sites in her name and regularly keep them updated. Even in her short film career, Lopez made a good name for her and proved that she was not only pretty but could act as well. More information on him can be read in her detailed biography available in numerous websites including the Wiki and IMDb website.