Brigouleix, Marcel b. April 24, 1903 d. October 2, 1943 French Military Hero. Born in Ambrugeat (Corrèze) into a farming family, he was appointed a reserve officer in 1923 and promoted to second lieutenant in 1924; assigned to the 22nd Riflemen in Verdun; later appointed professor of French and History-Geography at the Tulle Military Academy perparatory school in November 1924. With the war mobilization in September 1939, he took command of a company of 126ème IH. During operations in Aisne, Alsace, he returned survivors of his company to Haute-...[Read More] (Bio by: Fred Beisser) Cimètiere de Bagneux, Bagneux, Departement des Hauts-de-Seine, Île-de-France, France Plot: Carré Militaire (Military Square), division 40.
Denner, Charles b. May 29, 1926 d. September 10, 1995 Actor. Charles moved to France at age four and began studying acting very soon becoming one of the most appreciated actors from the best French film directors, especially among film directors founders of the French film movement of Nouvelle Vague. In 1963 the film director Claude Chabrol entrusted him the lead role in the film "Landru", based on the true story of the serial murderer, Henri Landru. He starred in over 40 films including notably "Une belle fille comme moi" (1972), "Peur sur la...[Read More] (Bio by: Ruggero) Cimètiere de Bagneux, Bagneux, Departement des Hauts-de-Seine, Ile-de-France, France
Wiene, Robert b. April 27, 1873 d. July 15, 1938 Motion Picture Director, Screenwriter, Producer. His fame rests on "The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari" (1920), one of the first and most influential German Expressionist films. A sinister tale of a sideshow proprietor who commands a somnambulist to kill, it used jagged, deliberately artificial production design and acting to convey a relentless nightmare atmosphere. Many consider it the first true horror movie. Wiene was born in Breslau, Germany (now Wroclaw, Poland), the son of famed stage actor...[Read More] (Bio by: Bobb Edwards) Cimètiere de Bagneux, Bagneux, Departement des Hauts-de-Seine, Île-de-France, France Plot: Temporary concession burial, plot no longer exists