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Antonin Artaud (1896–1948)

Antonin Artaud was born on September 4, 1896 in Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France as Antoine Marie Joseph Artaud. He was an actor and writer, known for The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928), Napoleon (1927) and Wooden Crosses (1932). He died on March 4, 1948 in Ivry-sur-Seine, Val-de-Marne, France. See full bio »

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 1935 Napoléon Bonaparte
Marat (as Artaud)
 1934 Liliom
Le rémouleur (The Knife Grinder)
 1933 L'enfant de ma soeur
 1932 Coup de feu à l'aube
Le Trembleur - le chef d'un gang de voleurs de bijoux
 1932 Wooden Crosses
Soldat Vieublé (as Artaud A.)
 1931 Faubourg Montmartre
Follestat (as Artaud)
 1931 L'opéra de quat'sous
Nouveau mendant
 1930 La femme d'une nuit
 1930 Tarakanova
Le jeune tzigane
 1928 L'argent
Mazaud - le secrétaire de Saccard
 1928 Verdun, visions d'histoire
 1927 Mathusalem (Short)
 1927 Napoleon
 1926 Le Juif errant
Jacques Dupuis, dit Gringalet
 1925 Surcouf
Jacques Morel, un traitre
 1923 Fait-divers (Short)
 1923 L'enfant roi
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Author of 'Theater and its double', onthology of articles about theater theory. (le Theatre et son double) (1938). See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Artaud A. | Artaud

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Written poetry is worth reading once, and then should be destroyed. Let the dead poets make way for others. See more »


He didn't want any church burial but his family decided to do it against his will. Only actress Maria Casarès and a few other friends tried to oppose. See more »

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