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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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His stage name "Fernandel" supposedly came from the nickname his wife's family gave him--"le Fernand d'Elle" (her Fernand)--when he was first courting her.

Member of the Legion of Honor, described in the citation as a "merchant of happiness".

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