Death of Jeanine Ann Roose, the adorable little girl of La Vie est belle

DISAPPEARANCE – The American icon, immortalized in a single film by his appearance in It’s a Wonderful Life, of Frank Capra in 1946, died on December 31 at the age of 84.

She will remain Little Violet, the adorable little blonde girl from Life is Beautiful, a classic American film by Frank Capra. Jeanine Ann Roose died on New Year’s Eve, December 31, 2021, in Los Angeles where she lived. She was 84 years old.

Although her film career fizzled out, she would nostalgia for the character of the “Little Violet“. To an American film critic, she confided a few years ago: “Life is beautiful is and will remain my one and only film. But what joy and what a memory to have shared this so young with the whole crew of the filming of this work which has now become cult.

After this memorable entry into the wonderful world of the seventh art, Jeanine Ann Roose decided to devote herself not to comedy but to her studies, which were continued a few years later at UCLA, the famous University of California in Los Angeles.

After having successfully completed her first nursing diplomas, she obtained a license in psychology and then specialized in Jungian psychoanalysis. A choice of life that she will explain later to the astonished film specialists that she did not want to continue a career as acrobats: “ I’ve always wanted to care about others. With psychoanalysis, I was able to help people find meaning in their existence. Basically a bit like Clarence Obody who, in Capra’s film, empathizes with all those close to him.

The memorable excerpt from Life is Beautiful (1946) by Frank Capra with Jeanine Ann Roose as Little Violet


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