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Also Known As: Died: February 26, 1971
Born: May 8, 1903 Cause of Death: lung cancer
Birth Place: France Profession: Cast ...
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Worked as a bank teller, dock worker and clerk at father's wholesale grocery business while performing as an amateur comedian and cafe singer from the age of 10
1922:
Professional debut
1928:
Paris revue debut as comedy singer at Concert Mayol
1930:
Film acting debut, "Le Blanc et le Noir"
1932:
Breakthrough role in "Le Rosier de Madame Husson/Mrs. Husson's Rosebush"
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Formed Gafer, production company, with Jean Gabin
1968:
Made a successful North American tour as a singer, culminating with a recital at Carnegie Hall

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