Belgian actors who deceased in 1962

Here are 1 famous actors from Belgium died in 1962:

Fred Cavens

Fred Cavens (August 30, 1882 Laeken-April 30, 1962 Woodland Hills) otherwise known as Fred Cavins, Frédéric Adolphe Cavens or Frederic Adolphe Cavens was a Belgian actor, stunt performer and fencing master. He had one child, Albert Cavens.

Cavens began his career as a fencing master in Brussels before moving to the United States in the early 1900s. He soon transitioned into performing stunts and acting in Hollywood films. Some of his notable roles include playing the villain in the 1925 silent film "The Phantom of the Opera" alongside Lon Chaney, and as a member of the Three Musketeers in the 1921 film "The Three Musketeers".

Cavens was also a skilled fencer and choreographed many fight scenes in films. He was the fencing instructor for Errol Flynn, Basil Rathbone and Tyrone Power, among others. He even coached Olympic fencer George Calnan for the 1948 London Games.

Although Cavens acted in over 200 films throughout his career, he was often uncredited for his work. He retired from acting in 1957 and passed away in 1962 at the age of 79.

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