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Charles Boyer

actor
Born: 8/28/1899
Birthplace: Figeac, France

Epitomizing the suave and sophisticated leading man, he played opposite some of Hollywood's greatest leading ladies, including Bette Davis in All This and Heaven Too (1940) and Olivia de Havilland in Hold Back the Dawn (1941). He played against type opposite Ingrid Bergman in 1944's Gaslight, a role that earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor. He also won Academy Award nominations for Best Actor for his work in Conquest (1937), in which he played Napoleon opposite Greta Garbo, Algiers (1938), and Fanny (1961).

Died: 8/26/1978

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More on Charles Boyer from Infoplease:

  • Love Affair (1939) - Starring Irene Dunne, Charles Boyer, Maria Ouspenskaya, Lee Bowman, Maurice Moscovitch
  • 1974 Cannes Film Festival - 1974 Cannes Film Festival Palme d'Or The Conversation, Francis Ford Coppola (United States) ...
  • Barefoot in the Park (1967) - Starring Jane Fonda, Charles Boyer, Robert Redford, Mildred Natwick
  • Conquest - Starring Greta Garbo, Charles Boyer, Reginald Owen, Alan Marshal, Henry Stephenson
  • The Cobweb (1955) - Starring Richard Widmark, Lauren Bacall, Charles Boyer, Gloria Grahame, Lillian Gish

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