Rita Cadillac, born Nicole Yasterbelsky was a French dancer, singer, and actress. Cadillac started her music career as an accordionist under the alias "Rita Rella" at the age of 13. In 1952, she was a pin-up model and took the name "Rita Cadillac" at Crazy Horse where she began to work as an exotic dancer. She was also a dancer of Folies Bergère in the 1950s. Cadillac appeared in many French films such as Soirs de Paris, Porte océane, La prostitution, Un clair de lune à Maubeuge, and Any Number Can Win, becoming a renowned figure throughout Europe. In 1981, she appeared in the miniseries and film Das Boot, as the club singer Monique, in the town of La Rochelle.