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Sacha Guitry (1885–1957)


French actor, dramatist and director, Sacha Guitry was born in 1885 in Saint-Petersburg where his father, actor Lucien Guitry, was under contract with the city's French theater. Early on, Sacha knew he was going to be an artist. Therefore, his studies were mediocre. His acting debuts were not too encouraging either. It is as playwright that Guitry ... See full bio »

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(age 72) in Paris, France

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 2001 Un crime au paradis (1951 screenplay La poison)
 1997 Le comédien (play)
 1997 Quadrille (scenario)
 1996 Désiré (play)
 1996 Beaumarchais the Scoundrel (inspired: Librement inspiré de l'oeuvre inédite de)
 1960 Au voleur!
 1958 La vie à deux (original screenplay)
 1955 Napoléon
 1954 Royal Affairs in Versailles (scenario and dialogue)
 1953 La vie d'un honnête homme (writer)
 1951 La Poison
 1951 Deburau
 1950 Tu m'as sauvé la vie (story)
 1949 Toâ (written by)
 1949 Rendez-vous de juillet (writer: "Un Beau Mariage", extract - uncredited)
 1949 Aux deux colombes (adaptation) / (dialogue) / (play "Aux deux colombes")
 1948 Le diable boiteux (writer)
 1948 The Private Life of an Actor (play) / (screenplay)
 1944 La Malibran (scenario - uncredited)
 1943 My Last Mistress (dialogue) / (screenplay)
 1942 Mlle. Desiree (screenplay)
 1940 Lucky Partners (story "Bonne Chance")
 1938 L'accroche-coeur (writer)
 1938 Quadrille (writer)
 1937 Désiré (play)
 1937 The Pearls of the Crown (screenplay - as L'Auteur)
 1936 Faisons un rêve... (adaptation) / (play)
 1936 The Story of a Cheat (written by)
 1936 Indiscretions
 1935 Bonne chance!
 1935 Pasteur
 1931 Le blanc et le noir (play) / (screenplay)
 1930 Sleeping Partners (play "Faisons un rêve")
 1924 The Lover of Camille (play "Deburau")
 1924 La voyante (play "La voyante")
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Active on Broadway in the following productions: See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 7 Print Biographies | 5 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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M. Sacha Guitry | L'Auteur | L'auteur
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Personal Quote:

To his fifth wife Lana Marconi: "Others were only my wives but you will be my widow!" See more »

Trivia:

Was one of the role models, along with Jules Berry, for the title character portrayed by Philippe Noiret in Le roi de Paris (1995). See more »

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