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Marcel Herrand (1897–1953)

Treading the boards since 1920, Marcel Herrand lent his natural elegance and his exceptional presence to plays by major playwrights such as Jules Romains, Oscar Wilde, Arthur Schnitzler, John Ford or Albert Camus, under the direction of such geniuses as Jacques Copeau, Charles Dullin, or Georges Pitoëff. Not content to act, he also staged plays by ... See full bio »

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 1952 Wolves Hunt at Night
Pedro - le directeur du cabaret
 1951 Young Love
Charles Mareuil
 1950 No Pity for Women
Norbert - le majordome
 1950 One Only Loves Once
Hyacinthe Carrier
 1948 Dilemma of Two Angels
Marquis Antoine de Fontaines
 1948 Cab Number 13
Georges de la Tour Vaudieu (segments "Delitto" & "Castigo")
 1947 The Royalists
Corentin - Chef de la policr
 1947 L'homme traqué
Lampleur, le boulanger
 1946 The Room Upstairs
Monsieur de Laubry - le consul
 1946 Messieurs Ludovic
Ludovic Le Chartier
 1946 Star Without Light
Roger Marney
 1942 Les Visiteurs du Soir
Le baron Renaud - le fiancé d'Anne
 1941 Le pavillon brûle
 1936 Au service du tsar
Un officier russe au bal
 1935 Le domino vert
M. de Richemond
 1933 Le jugement de minuit
Johnny Lengley

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Accomplished stage actor and director. Having been lured to theatre since his childhood, he first tread the boards in 1917 at the Maubel theatre in the play 'Les Mamelles de Tirésias'. He later attended the acting courses of Jacques Copeau (as well as working on the stage under his direction) before Georges Pitoëff and Ludmilla Pitoëff would offer him to join their theatre company. See more »


Often played villain roles, usually saccharine-voiced men of refined manners and great inner perversity See more »

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