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Anne Morisot is the secondary antagonist of Dame Agatha Christie's 1935 Hercule Poirot novel, Death in the Clouds. She is an accomplise to the story's culprit in his murder of Madame Giselle, and is revealed to be the victims' estranged illegiminate daughter. However, she became the story's second victim when the culprit decided to kill her off and progressed on his goals.

She was portrayed by Jenny Downham in Agatha Christie's Poirot.

History

Anne Morisot was the illegiminate daughter of Madame Giselle, whom she sent to Canada twenty years ago, and later became the maid of Cecily, Lady Horbury, under the alias of Madeleine. Anne later met Norman Gale and secretly married him, in order to kill her mother and inherit her fortune as revenge for abandoning her. They got married one month before Gale plotted Madame Giselle's death.

On the day of murder, Anne went on the same flight alongside her mistress, Poirot, Gale, Jane Grey, Madame Giselle and other individuals. Her presence was accidental, and had been asked to be there till its last moments. She was later called into the rear compartment during the flight, by Lady Horbury, who broke her nail and demanded her dressing case.

During the investigation, Poirot discovered Anne's existence and called her for a visit. Anne revealed that she would inherit her mother's fortune and had married an American or Canadian husband one month ago.

Afterwards, Poirot mused that he felt that he has seen Anne before. Later, when Jane makes a remark about needing to file a nail, he realized that Anne was Lady Horbury's maid. He immediately instructs Fournier to find Anne.

However, Anne's body was discovered by French police on the boat-train to Boulogne, with a bottle beside it. It was revealed that Gale poisoned her after her visit to Poirot, faking it as a suicide case.

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Alfred Inglethorp | Ann Shapland | Anne Meredith | Bella Tanios | Claude Darrell | David Hunter | Dr. Geoffrey Roberts | Dr. James Sheppard | Elsa Greer | Evelyn Howard | Franklin Clarke | Gerda Christow | Jacqueline de Bellefort | Jane Wilkinson | Jessie Hopkins | Lady Westholme | Lanfranco Cassetti | Marthe Daubreuil | Martin Alistair Blunt | Michael Garfield | Miss Chadwick | Miss Gilchrist | Nick Buckley | Nigel Chapman | Norman Gale | Patrick Redfern | Rowena Drake | Simon Doyle | Sir Charles Cartwright | Stephen Norton | Superintendent Sugden

Short Stories
Marrascaud | Nurse Harris | Roger Havering | Zoe Havering


Villainous Victims

Abandoned Accomplices
Anne Morisot | Carlotta Adams | Eileen Corrigan | Leslie Ferrier

Abusers
Grace Springer | Lady Boynton | Lord Edgware | Simeon Lee

Blackmailers
Angèle Blanche | Charles Trenton | Henry Reedburn | Leopold Reynolds | Louise Bourget | Madame Giselle

Killers
Lanfranco Cassetti | Paul Déroulard | Stephen Norton

Unscrupulous
Harrington Pace | John Christow | Linnet Doyle | Mrs. Clapperton | Paul Renauld | Sir Reuben Astwell


Accomplices & Others

Alice Cunningham | Big Four | Christine Redfern | Countess Vera Rosakoff | The Crofts | Frances Cloade | Freddie Rice's husband | George Challenger | Henrietta Savernake | Madame Daubreuil | Miss Van Schuyler | Paul Varesco | Rowley Cloade


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Sister Agnieszka | Marie McDermott

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