Boyer, Charles, 1899-1978

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Boyer, Charles, 1899-1978

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Boyer, Jacques

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Boyer, Charles, ca 1897-1978

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Boyer, Charles

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Boyer, Charles C.

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1899-08-28

1899-08-28

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1978-08-26

1978-08-26

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Boyer was born Aug. 28, 1899 in Figeac, France; studied philosophy at the Sorbonne and drama at the Paris Conservatory; after his stage and film debuts in 1920, he became a matinee idol on stage; moved between Hollywood, France, and Germany from 1929-1934, and permanently moved to Los Angeles in 1934; developed career as a great lover and lead actor in films produced in France and Hollywood; married English actress Pat Paterson; active during WWII in cementing Franco-American relations and heading French war relief efforts; established French Research Foundation in Los Angeles; appeared with Charles Laughton on stage in Don Juan in hell (1951); co-founded Four Star Television with Dick Powell and David Niven in 1951 and subsequently starred in company's television productions in 1950s and 1960s; committed suicide on Aug. 26, 1978, two days after his wife's death in 1978.

From the description of Papers, 1935-1961. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 38285568

Biography

Boyer was born August 28, 1899 in Figeac, France; studied philosophy at the Sorbonne and drama at the Paris Conservatory; after his stage and film debuts in 1920, he became a matinee idol on stage; moved between Hollywood, France, and Germany from 1929-1934, and permanently moved to Los Angeles in 1934; developed career as a great lover and lead actor in films produced in France and Hollywood; married English actress Pat Paterson; active during World War II in cementing Franco-American relations and heading French war relief efforts; established French Research Foundation in Los Angeles; appeared with Charles Laughton on stage in Don Juan in Hell (1951); co-founded Four Star Television with Dick Powell and David Niven in 1951 and subsequently starred in company's television productions in 1950s and 1960s; committed suicide on August 26, 1978, two days after his wife's death in 1978.

From the guide to the Charles Boyer Papers, 1935-1961, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.)

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