Moreno, Marguerité (1871-1948).

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1871-09-15
Death 1948-07-14
French
French, Spanish; Castilian

Biographical notes:

Marguerite Moreno was a French theater and film actor. Born Lucie Marie Marguerite Monceau, she adopted her mother's name at the beginning of her career. Moreno was associated with Stéphane Mallarmé and the symbolist movement, and she was a member of the Comédie-Française, 1890-1903. During the 1890s she met the writer Colette, who became a friend and confidant. During 1908-1913, she taught at the conservatory in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Moreno served as a nurse in France during World War I, 1914-1915. By 1915 she was acting in films, and continued working in theater and film through the end of her life. In 1945, she performed the title role in Jean Giraudoux's La Folle de Chaillot.

Moreno was married to actors Marcel Schwob, 1900-1905, and Jean Daragon, 1908-1923. In the 1920s, she acquired La Source bleue, her home in Touzac (Lot), where she lived with her nephew and companion Pierre Bouyou, an actor who adopted the name Pierre Moreno.

From the description of Marguerite Moreno papers, 1882-1949 (bulk 1914-1948). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702199523

Marguerite Moreno was a French theater and film actor. Born Lucie Marie Marguerite Monceau, she adopted her mother's name at the beginning of her career. Moreno was associated with Stéphane Mallarmé and the symbolist movement, and she was a member of the Comédie-Française, 1890-1903. During the 1890s she met the writer Colette, who became a friend and confidant. During 1908-1913, she taught at the conservatory in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Moreno served as a nurse in France during World War I, 1914-1915. By 1915 she was acting in films, and continued working in theater and film through the end of her life. In 1945, she performed the title role in Jean Giraudoux's La Folle de Chaillot.

Moreno was married to actors Marcel Schwob, 1900-1905, and Jean Daragon, 1908-1923. In the 1920s, she acquired La Source bleue, her home in Touzac (Lot), where she lived with her nephew and companion Pierre Bouyou, an actor who adopted the name Pierre Moreno.

From the guide to the Marguerite Moreno papers, 1882-1949, 1914-1948, (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library)

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Subjects:

  • World War, 1914-1918--Personal narratives, French
  • Nurses--France--Diaries
  • Silent films--France
  • Theater--Argentina
  • Theater--France
  • World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, French
  • World War, 1914-1918--Medical care--France
  • World War, 1914-1918--Medical care
  • Actors--France
  • Actors
  • Silent films
  • Theater
  • Motion pictures, French
  • Nurses--Diaries

Occupations:

  • Actors--20th century.--France
  • Actors--France--20th century
  • Narrators

Places:

  • France (as recorded)
  • Argentina (as recorded)
  • Lot (France) (as recorded)
  • Lot (France) (as recorded)
  • Argentina (as recorded)