French actors who deceased in 1950

Here are 2 famous actors from France died in 1950:

Aimé Simon-Girard

Aimé Simon-Girard (March 20, 1889 Paris-July 15, 1950 Paris) was a French actor.

He began his acting career in the early 1900s in small roles and eventually became a leading actor in Parisian theaters. In 1920, he made his film debut and went on to appear in over 60 films throughout his career. Simon-Girard was known for his versatile acting skills, playing a range of characters from villains to romantic leads. He was also a talented singer and performed in several musicals. During World War II, Simon-Girard continued to act and worked with the French Resistance. He was awarded the Croix de Guerre for his efforts. Simon-Girard died in Paris at the age of 61.

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Jacques Grétillat

Jacques Grétillat (August 26, 1885 Vitry-sur-Seine-December 19, 1950 Paris) also known as Jacques Marie Gaëtan Grétillat, J. Grétillat or Grétillat was a French actor and film director.

Grétillat started his acting career in the early 1910s and appeared in over 150 films. Some of his notable roles include Monsieur Durand in "La Kermesse héroïque" (1935) and Doctor Leclerc in "Les Visiteurs du Soir" (1942). In addition to acting, Grétillat also directed films such as "L'Île d'amour" (1928) and "Remous" (1934). He was awarded the Croix de guerre for his service during World War I. Grétillat passed away in 1950 in Paris at the age of 65.

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