Charles Boyer

Charles Boyer

Figeac, Departement du Lot, Midi-Pyrénées, France
Death 26 Aug 1978 (aged 78)
Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
Burial Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot St. Ann Section, 5, L186
Memorial ID 122 · View Source
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Actor. Born in Figeac, France, he was a distinguished performer who appeared in more than 80 films between 1920 and 1976. He began his career in the theater and made his big screen debut in was "L'homme du large" (1920). Relocating to America, he became a US citizen in 1942 and performed on Broadway, where he received two Best Actor Tony Awards in 1952 and 1963. He received four Academy Award nominations for Best Actor and his most memorable film performances included "Love Affair" (1939), "Gaslight" (1944), "Around the World in Eighty Days" (1956), "How to Steal a Million" (1963) and "Barefoot in the Park" (1967). He also appeared on 29 episodes of the TV series "Four Star Playhouse", plus episodes on "I Love Lucy", "Alcoa Theatre", "What's My Line", "Rogues" and many more. For his contribution to the motion picture and television industries, he has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He died at age 78 in Phoenix, Arizona.

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