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Born: June 19, 1919 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: France Profession: Cast ...
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1940:
Became professional actor
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Discovered by talent scout
1940:
Film debut, "Le Corsaire"
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Acted in non-political French films
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Joined Resistance in France and helped publish and distribute newspaper for the Underground
1946:
Moved to United States
1946:
American film debut in "The Paradine Case"
1954:
Broadway debut, "The Immoralist"
1955:
US television debut as Inspector Beaumont in series "Paris Precinct"
1958:
Starred in best-known film "Gigi"
1965:
Originally cast opposite Barbara Harris in stage musical "On a Clear Day You Can See Forever"; replaced by John Cullum
1978:
Starred as Dracula in PBS miniseries "Count Dracula"
1982:
First played villainous Dr. Arcane in "Swamp Thing"
1989:
Reprised role of Arcane in "The Return of Swamp Thing"
1992:
Last feature role to date, "Year of the Comet"

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