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Boyer, Charles, 1899-1978
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