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 Gérard Philipe

Gérard Philipe

Birth
Cannes, Departement des Alpes-Maritimes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
Death 25 Nov 1959 (aged 36)
Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Burial Ramatuelle, Departement du Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
Memorial ID 6750 · View Source
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Actor. Born in Cannes, France, he was handsome and talented legendary idol of the French cinema. He made his film debut in "Les Petites du Quai aux Fleurs" (1943) and gained fame as a result of his performance in "Devil in the Flesh" (1946). Noted for his versatility and professionalism, he appeared in over 30 films such as "La Ronde" (1951), "It Happened in the Park' (1953), "The Red and the Black" (1954), "Le Joueur" (1958) and "Les Liaisons dangereuses" (1959). Recognized worldwide, he was at the pinnacle of his career when he died of cancer at age 36 in Paris, France.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 25 Oct 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6750
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gérard Philipe (4 Dec 1922–25 Nov 1959), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6750, citing Cimetière de Ramatuelle, Ramatuelle, Departement du Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France ; Maintained by Find A Grave .