LAS VEGAS -- Caesars Palace honored legendary French performer and activist Line Renaud with a street sign infront of the resort on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017. Renaud's versatile career as a recording artist, performer and actress has spanned more than 70 years. Her contributions to the Las Vegas Strip include assisting the founders of Caesars Palace with designing various aspects of the resort’s guest rooms and showroom before its opening in 1966, including the selection of linens, marble, flooring and stage platforms. Renaud’s career boasts numerous awards and accolades, including the Grand Prix du Disque for “Ma cabane au Canada,” three César Awards nominations for Best Supporting Actress in France and a star on the Walk of Stars in Las Vegas and Palm Springs.
Line Renaud Road is located near the resort’s Augustus Tower valet entrance on Flamingo Road. Caesars Palace President Gary Selesner honored Renaud for her accomplishments in entertainment, performing arts and AIDS activism in France and the United States. Clark County Commissioner Steve Sisolakand presented Renaud with a proclamation and Key to the Las Vegas Strip, while Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman and entertaiment journalist Robin Leach paid tribute to Renaud, as well. Attendees included Siegfried Fischbacher, Roy Horn and Pia Zadora.
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