Gabrielle Robinne, the French actress and comedienne, and celebrated beauty, was born at Montlucon on 1st July 1886, and died at Saint-Cloud on 18th December, 1980.
She joined the Comedie-Francaise in 1907, and became "societaire" in 1924.
She was one of the earliest actresses in silent film, and appeared in several talking films in the early 1930's.
She was appointed to the Legion d'honneur.
In 1914 she performed at the inauguration of the theatre of Montlucon; in 2006 the Montlucon theatre was re-named the Gabrielle Robinne Theatre.