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 Jean Marais

Jean Marais

Birth
Cherbourg-Octeville, Departement de la Manche, Basse-Normandie, France
Death 8 Nov 1998 (aged 84)
Cannes, Departement des Alpes-Maritimes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
Burial Cannes, Departement des Alpes-Maritimes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
Memorial ID 13124 · View Source
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Actor. Born in Cherbourg, France, he was a popular cinema actor who played in over 100 roles in films and on French television. Marais made his film debut in "L'epervier" (1933) and during the World War II, Marais was an actor in the occupied Paris. After the war, he became an international figure appearing in the film "Beauty and the Beast" (1946). Among his many credits are "Voyage Without Hope" (1943), "Ruy Blas" (1948), "Napoleon" (1955), "The Saint lies in Wait" (1966) and "Stealing Beauty" (1996), his last film. He died of heart failure in Alpes-Maritimes, France, at age 84.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 22 Oct 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13124
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jean Marais (11 Dec 1913–8 Nov 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13124, citing Vallauris, Cannes, Departement des Alpes-Maritimes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France ; Maintained by Find A Grave .