French actors who deceased in 1956

Here are 2 famous actors from France died in 1956:

André Charlot

André Charlot (July 26, 1882 Paris-May 20, 1956 Woodland Hills) also known as André Eugene Maurice Charlo or Andre Charlot was a French actor and impresario. His child is called Philip Charlot.

Charlot is most famous for his work as an impresario and producer, particularly in the musical theater genre. He played a pivotal role in the London theater scene and was credited with being one of the key figures in the development of the West End. Charlot produced a number of popular shows during his career, including "The Bing Boys Are Here" and "The Better 'Ole," both of which were hugely successful and helped to establish him as a major player in the world of theater. He was also known as a talented comedian, and often performed on stage alongside other notable actors of the time such as Leslie Henson and Beatrice Lillie. Despite his many successes, Charlot faced financial and personal struggles later in life, and died in relative obscurity in California in 1956.

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Jean Témerson

Jean Témerson (June 12, 1898 Paris-August 9, 1956 Paris) also known as Jean Temerson, Temerson, Jean Temmerson or Témerson was a French actor.

He began his acting career on the stage, performing with the renowned Comédie-Française. Temerson also dabbled in directing and producing for the theater. In 1932, he made his film debut in Marcel L'Herbier's "L'Épervier." He quickly became a sought-after character actor, appearing in over 70 films throughout his career. Some of his most notable roles include the Duke of Guise in Jean Renoir's "La Marseillaise" and Captain Nemo in Maurice Tourneur's "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea." Despite his success, Temerson remained humble, often referring to himself as a "secondary actor." He died in Paris at the age of 58.

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