Moreno, Marguerité (1871-1948).

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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)

Relation Name
associatedWith Baheux, Gaston, 1897-1966. person
associatedWith Colette, 1873-1954. person
associatedWith Daragon, Jean. person
associatedWith Daragon, Jean. person
correspondedWith Jouvet, Louis (1887-1951) person
associatedWith Morand, Eugène, 1855?-1930. person
associatedWith Moreno, Pierre. person
associatedWith Moreno, Pierre. person
correspondedWith Ocampo, Victoria, 1891- person
associatedWith Printemps, Yvonne, 1894-1977. person
associatedWith Schwob, Marcel, 1867-1905. person
associatedWith Théâtre de la ville (Paris, France) corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
France
Argentina
Lot (France)
Lot (France)
Argentina
Subject
Motion Pictures, French
Nurses
Nurses
Silent films
Silent films
World War, 1914-1918
World War, 1914-1918
World War, 1914-1918
World War, 1939-1945
Theater
Theater
Theater
Actors
Actors
Occupation
Narrators
Actors
Actors
Activity

Person

Birth 1871-09-15

Death 1948-07-14

French

French,

Spanish; Castilian

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