Lila Kedrova (October 9, 1918 – February 16, 2000) was a Russian-born French actress. Birth name: Yelizaveta Nikolayevna Kedrova. Her parents were famous Russian opera singers: Father: Nikolay Kedrov, Sr. (1871 – 1940); a singer and composer, a creator of the first Russian male quartet with the performance of liturgical chants; in Paris he once again recreated the quartet (Quatuor Kedroff) Mother: a singer of Mariinsky Theatre Sofia Gladkaya (Kedrova) (1875—1965); fleeing into exile, taught at the Conservatoire de Paris. Brother: Nikolay Kedrov, Jr. (1905–1981) Some time after the October Revolution, in 1922 the family emigrated from Russia and moved to France. Lila at this point was 3-4 years Description above from the Wikipedia article Lila Kedrova, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.