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Maurice Chevalier (I) (1888–1972)


Maurice Chevalier's first working job was as an acrobat, until a serious accident ended that career. He turned his talents to singing and acting, and made several short films in France. During World War I he enlisted in the French army. He was wounded in battle, captured and placed in a POW camp by the Germans. During his captivity he learned ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 83) in Paris, France

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 5 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 1967 Monkeys, Go Home!
Father Sylvain
 1964 I'd Rather Be Rich
Philip Dulaine
 1964 Panic Button
Philippe Fontaine
 1963 A New Kind of Love
Maurice Chevalier
 1962 Jessica
Father Antonio
 1961 Fanny
Panisse
 1961 Black Tights
Who introduces
 1960 Can-Can
Paul Barriere
 1959 Count Your Blessings
Duc de St. Cloud
 1958 Gigi
Honoré Lachaille
 1957 Love in the Afternoon
Claude Chavasse
 1954 My Seven Little Sins
Comte André de Courvallon
 1954 100 Years of Love
Massimo (segment "Amore 1954")
 1950 Just Me
Maurice Vallier dit 'Ma Pomme'
 1949 A Royal Affair
The King
 1939 Personal Column
Robert Fleury
 1938 Break the News
François Verrier
 1937 The Man of the Hour
Alfred Boulard / Himself
 1936 With a Smile
Victor Larnois
 1936 The Beloved Vagabond
Gaston de Nerac 'Paragot'
 1936 Le vagabond bien-aimé
Gaston de Nerac
 1935 L'homme des Folies Bergère
Eugene Charlier / Baron Cassini
 1935 Folies Bergère de Paris
Eugene Charlier / Baron Fernand Cassini
 1933 The Way to Love
François
 1933 L'amour guide
François
 1932 Love Me Tonight
Maurice
 1932 Une heure près de toi
Le docteur André Bertier
 1932 One Hour with You
Dr. Andre Bertier
 1931 Monkey Business
Singer (voice, uncredited)
 1931 The Smiling Lieutenant
Lt. Nikolaus 'Niki' von Preyn
 1931 The Stolen Jools (Short)
Maurice Chevalier
 1931 Le petit café
Albert Lorifian
 1930 Playboy of Paris
Albert Loriflan
 1930 Galas de la Paramount
Apache - Episode 'Origin of the Apache' / 'Park in Paris' / Finale
 1930 La grande mare
Pierre Mirande
 1930 The Big Pond
Pierre Mirande
 1929 The Love Parade
Count Alfred Renard
 1929 Innocents of Paris
Maurice Marney
 1923 L'accordeur (Short)
 1923 Par habitude (Short)
 1923 Jim Bougne, boxeur
Maurice
 1923 Bad Boy
Le mauvais garçon
 1923 Gonzague
 1922 Le match Criqui-Ledoux (Short)
 1917 Une soirée mondaine (Short)
 1912 Une bougie récalcitrante (Short)
 1912 La valse renversante (Short)
 1911 Par habitude
 1908 Susceptible Youth (Short)
 1908 La valse à la mode (Short)
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared (as himself) in "Maurice Chevalier" on Broadway. Special Production [concert]. Music by Irving Actman. Henry Miller's Theatre: 10 Mar 1947-19 Apr 1947 (46 performances). Produced by Arthur Lesser. See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Print Biographies | 7 Portrayals | 1 Interview | 1 Article | 5 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Personal Quote:

Many a man has fallen love with a girl in a light so dim he would not have chosen a suit by it. See more »

Trivia:

In his youth, he was a sparring partner to heavyweight boxing champion Georges Carpentier. See more »

Trademark:

Theme Song: "Louise" See more »

Nickname:

Mo

Star Sign:

Virgo

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