Pierre Fresnay

Actor
Distinguished stage performer, in films from 1915. Fresnay came into his own in the early 1930s playing Marius in the screen adaptations of Marcel Pagnol's "Marseilles" trilogy ("Marius" 1931, "Fanny" 1932, "Cesar" ... Read more »
Born: 04/04/1897 in Paris, FR

Filmography

Actor (9)

The Fanatics 1963 (Movie)

Luis (Actor)

Le Defroque 1954 (Movie)

Maurice (Actor)

The Amazing Monsieur Fabre 1950 (Movie)

(Actor)

Dieu a besoin des Hommes 1949 (Movie)

(Actor)

Grand Illusion 1938 (Movie)

Captain deBoeldieu (Actor)

Devil's Daughter (Movie)

Saget (Actor)

Le Corbeau (Movie)

Dr. Remy Germain (Actor)

Mademoiselle Docteur (Movie)

Le Captaine Carrere (Actor)

Monsieur Vincent (Movie)

Saint Vincent de Paul (Actor)

Biography

Distinguished stage performer, in films from 1915. Fresnay came into his own in the early 1930s playing Marius in the screen adaptations of Marcel Pagnol's "Marseilles" trilogy ("Marius" 1931, "Fanny" 1932, "Cesar" 1935). He went on to give outstanding performances in films such as "Grand Illusion" (1937) and "Monsieur Vincent" (1947).

Relationships

Rachel Berendt

Wife

Berthe Bovy

Wife

Claude Garry

Uncle

Yvonne Printemps

Wife
Married 1934 until his death

EDUCATION

Paris Conservatoire

Paris

Milestones

1920

British stage debut

1915

First film as actor

1914

Joined Comedie Franciase

1912

Stage debut in "L'aigrette"

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