Charles Boyer was a French-American actor who appeared in more than 80 films between 1920 and 1976. After receiving an education in drama, Boyer started on the stage, but he found his success in American films during the 1930s. His memorable performances were among the era’s most highly praised, in romantic dramas such as The Garden of Allah, Algiers, and Love Affair, as well as the mystery-thriller Gaslight. He received four Oscar nominations for Best Actor.
|Born:||August 28, 1899, Figeac, France|
|Died:||August 26, 1978, Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.|
|Cause of death:||Severe secobarbital overdose|
|Burial place:||Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City, California, U.S.|
|Awards:||Academy Honorary Award (1943)|
|IMDb:||Charles Boyer’s IMDb|
About Charles Boyer
Suave French actor who appeared in over 80 films, including Algiers. He gave a memorable performance in The Garden of Allah and received the Academy Honorary Award in 1943.
He was a hospital orderly during WWI and studied philosophy before turning to acting.
He acted in romantic dramas such as Love Affair.
He married actress
He was in Hold Back the Dawn with Olivia de Havillard.
Information related to Charles Boyer
- http://film.virtual-history.com/person.php?personid=441 Photographs and literature
- https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Boyer-2525 Charles Boyer at WikiTree
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