Swiss movie stars died in 1963

Here are 2 famous actors from Switzerland died in 1963:

Jean Ayme

Jean Ayme (April 25, 1876 La Chaux-de-Fonds-January 17, 1963 Paris) also known as John Louis Melliard, J. Aymé, John Louis Meilliard or Jean Aymé was a Swiss actor.

Not only was Jean Ayme a Swiss actor, but he was also a playwright and director. He began his career as an actor in Geneva in the early 1900s and later moved to Paris, where he became a member of the Comedie-Francaise. Ayme is credited with writing more than 30 plays, including "Le Passé d'Innocent" and "Le Greluchon délicat." He also directed several productions throughout his career. In addition to his work in the theater, Ayme appeared in several films, including "The King and the Mockingbird" and "The Mysteries of Paris." His contributions to the arts were recognized with the Legion of Honour, one of the highest honors in France.

Albert Petit

Albert Petit (January 20, 1886 Yverdon-les-Bains-February 26, 1963 Woodland Hills) a.k.a. Albert Pettit or Albert Petitmaitre was a Swiss actor.

Throughout his career, Albert Petit appeared in over 40 films in both Europe and the United States. He initially gained fame for his work in silent films, particularly in Germany, where he starred in several Expressionist films in the 1920s. He also appeared in French films during this time, including a leading role in Marcel L'Herbier's 1928 film "L'Argent."

In the late 1920s, Petit moved to the United States to continue his film career. He appeared in numerous Hollywood productions, including supporting roles in films such as "Algiers" (1938) and "The Great Dictator" (1940). He also worked in television, appearing in popular series such as "Bonanza" and "Perry Mason."

Despite his success in Hollywood, Petit remained connected to his Swiss roots throughout his life. He eventually retired from acting and returned to Switzerland, where he lived until his death in 1963.

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