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Also Known As: Claude Legrand Died: November 16, 1978
Born: August 19, 1903 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: France Profession: actor, set designer

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The world of cinema took a real shine to French-born actor Claude Dauphin, who appeared in a number of films throughout his Hollywood career. Dauphin's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as the comedy "April in Paris" (1952) with Doris Day, the period drama "Casque d'or" (1952) with Simone Signoret and "Little Boy Lost" (1953). He also appeared in "Phantom of the Rue Morgue" (1954). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the sixties, appearing in the Ingrid Bergman dramatic adaptation "The Visit" (1964), the Annie Girardot dramatic comedy "Careless Love" (1964) and the action film "Is Paris Burning?" (1966) with Jean-Paul Belmondo. He also appeared in "Grand Prix" (1966). Toward the end of his career, he tackled roles in "Vogliamo I Colonnelli" (1972), "Au Rendez-Vous de la mort joyeuse" (1972) and "Rosebud" (1975) with Peter O'Toole. He also appeared in "That Most Important Thing: Love" (1975) with Romy Schneider and the Pierre Richard comedy "La Course a l'echalote" (1975). Dauphin last acted in the Simone Signoret drama "Madame Rosa" (1978). Dauphin was married to Norma Dauphin. Dauphin passed away in November 1978 at the age of 75. ...

The world of cinema took a real shine to French-born actor Claude Dauphin, who appeared in a number of films throughout his Hollywood career. Dauphin's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as the comedy "April in Paris" (1952) with Doris Day, the period drama "Casque d'or" (1952) with Simone Signoret and "Little Boy Lost" (1953). He also appeared in "Phantom of the Rue Morgue" (1954). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the sixties, appearing in the Ingrid Bergman dramatic adaptation "The Visit" (1964), the Annie Girardot dramatic comedy "Careless Love" (1964) and the action film "Is Paris Burning?" (1966) with Jean-Paul Belmondo. He also appeared in "Grand Prix" (1966). Toward the end of his career, he tackled roles in "Vogliamo I Colonnelli" (1972), "Au Rendez-Vous de la mort joyeuse" (1972) and "Rosebud" (1975) with Peter O'Toole. He also appeared in "That Most Important Thing: Love" (1975) with Romy Schneider and the Pierre Richard comedy "La Course a l'echalote" (1975). Dauphin last acted in the Simone Signoret drama "Madame Rosa" (1978). Dauphin was married to Norma Dauphin. Dauphin passed away in November 1978 at the age of 75.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Les Miserables (1978) Bishop Myriel
2.
 Madame Rosa (1978) Dr Katz
3.
 Pion, Le (1978) Albert Carreau
4.
 Point de mire, Le (1977) Maitre Leroy
5.
6.
 Anacoreta, El (1976)
7.
 Tenant, The (1976) Man In Car
8.
 Course a l'echalote, La (1975) Rovere
9.
 Rosebud (1975) Fargeau
10.
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wife:
Norma Dauphin.
companion:
Ruda Dauphin. Was long-time mistress; changed surname and has made claims that she is the actor's widow.

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