CLAUDETTE COLBERT, French-born actress born (d. 1996) Long rumored to have been one of Marlene Dietrich’s many lovers, most of Colbert’s estate, estimated at $3.5 million and including her Manhattan apartment and villa in Barbados, was left to a friend, Helen O’Hagan (1931-2020 ), a retired director of corporate relations at Saks Fifth Avenue, whom Colbert had met in 1961 on the set of the actress’s last film.