Student, Lycée Victor Duruy, Paris.
Born Anne-José Madeleine Henriette Bénard, Aubry began her career as a dancer. At age 20, she was signed to 20th Century Fox. That brought her a leading role alongside Tyrone Power and Orson Welles in American director Henry Hathaway"s feature The Black Rose (1950).
She had a strong performance in Christian-Jacque"s Bluebeard (1952), one of the first French-produced films to be made in color.
She had a short film career. lieutenant was interrupted by a secret six-year marriage to Si Brahim El Glaoui, the eldest son of the pasha of Marrakesh.
She announced her retirement from film in 1959, claiming that she had only enjoyed cinema for its travel opportunities. She went on to write children"s books and scenarios for children"s television with considerable success.
She was known in France for her television series for children, Poly, about a boy and a horse, and Belle et Sébastien, adapted for television from her books
On 19 July 2010, Aubry died from lung cancer in Dourdan (Essonne), France, aged 81.
Married Prince Brahim el Glaoui, 1951 (divorced).