Etienne Girardot


Etienne Girardot

Biography

Etienne Girardot was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Girardot began his acting career appearing in various films, such as "Blood Money" (1933), the mystery "The Kennel Murder Case" (1933) with William Powell and the Margaret Sullavan drama "Little Man, What Now?" (1934). He also appeared in "Fashions of 1934" (1934), the crime picture "The Dragon Murder Case" (1934) ...

Biography

Etienne Girardot was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Girardot began his acting career appearing in various films, such as "Blood Money" (1933), the mystery "The Kennel Murder Case" (1933) with William Powell and the Margaret Sullavan drama "Little Man, What Now?" (1934). He also appeared in "Fashions of 1934" (1934), the crime picture "The Dragon Murder Case" (1934) with Warren William and "Mandalay" (1934) with Kay Francis. His film career continued throughout the thirties in productions like the drama "Metropolitan" (1935) with Lawrence Tibbett, the Edward G Robinson comedy "The Whole Town's Talking" (1935) and "In Old Kentucky" (1935). He also appeared in "I Live My Life" (1935). In the latter half of his career, he continued to act in the Brian Aherne biopic "The Great Garrick" (1937), "Wake Up and Live" (1937) and "Danger - Love at Work" (1937). He also appeared in "Breakfast For Two" (1937) and the comedy "There Goes My Heart" (1938) with Fredric March. Girardot was most recently credited in "Isle of Destiny" (1940). Girardot passed away in November 1939 at the age of 83.

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

Isle of Destiny (1940)
"Doc" Spriggs
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939)
Doctor
Little Accident (1939)
[Professor] Artemus Glenwater
Exile Express (1939)
Caretaker
The Arizona Wildcat (1939)
Judge White
The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle (1939)
Papa Aubel
Hawaiian Nights (1939)
Alonzo Dilman
Fast and Loose (1939)
Christopher Oates
For Love or Money (1939)
J. C. Poindexter [also known as Julius Caeser]
Professor Beware (1938)
Judge
There Goes My Heart (1938)
Hinkley, secretary
Port of Seven Seas (1938)
Bruneau
Having Wonderful Time (1938)
Mr. "G"
The Great Garrick (1937)
Jean Cabot
Danger - Love at Work (1937)
Albert Pemberton
Breakfast for Two (1937)
Meggs
Wake Up and Live (1937)
Waldo Peebles
The Road Back (1937)
Mayor
College Holiday (1936)
Prof. Hercules Dove
Hearts Divided (1936)
Du Fresne
The Longest Night (1936)
Mr. [Kendrick] Kinney
The Devil Is a Sissy (1936)
Principal [Mr. Crusenberry]
Go West Young Man (1936)
Professor [Herbert] Rigby
The Music Goes 'Round (1936)
Brewster
Half Angel (1936)
Dr. Cotton
The Garden Murder Case (1936)
Doremus
I Dream Too Much (1935)
Jail official
The Bishop Misbehaves (1935)
Brooke
Metropolitan (1935)
Nello
Clive of India (1935)
Mr. Warburton
I Live My Life (1935)
Professor
In Old Kentucky (1935)
Pluvious J. Aspinwall
Hooray for Love (1935)
Judge Fielding
The Whole Town's Talking (1935)
Seaver
Curly Top (1935)
Mr. Wyckoff
Grand Old Girl (1935)
Mellis
Chasing Yesterday (1935)
Mouche
Fashions of 1934 (1934)
Glass
Return of the Terror (1934)
Mr. Tuttle
The Dragon Murder Case (1934)
[Dr.] Doremus
Mandalay (1934)
Mr. Abernathie
Twentieth Century (1934)
[Matthew J.] Clark
Born to Be Bad (1934)
Claim adjuster
The Firebird (1934)
Professor Peterson
Little Man, What Now? (1934)
Spannfuss
Advice to the Lovelorn (1933)
Horace
Storm at Daybreak (1933)
Hungarian officer
The Kennel Murder Case (1933)
Dr. Doremus
Blood Money (1933)
Bail bond clerk
A Stage Romance (1922)
Salomon
The Belle of New York (1919)
Artie, the Millionaire Kid (1916)
The widow

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Whole Town's Talking, The - Open, Fire Jones! Opening credits and the anxious under-boss Seaver (Etienne Girardot) sucking up to "J-G" (Paul Harvey) in John Ford's comedy The Whole Town's Talking, 1935, starring Edward G. Robinson and Jean Arthur.
Whole Town's Talking, The (1935) - So Long, Slaves! The newspaper editor (Wallace Ford) and ad agency boss (Paul Harvey) are celebrating with lowly employee Jones (Edward G. Robinson), who’s never had a drink before, their idea to have him write about his gangster lookalike, and he meets his supervisor (Etienne Girardot) and his beloved fired colleague Clark (Jean Arthur) on the way out, in The Whole Town’s Talking, 1935.
Whole Town's Talking, The (1935) - He-Man Plus! Ad agency clerk Jones (Edward G. Robinson), late for the first time ever, tries to tiptoe past Seaver (Etienne Girardot), who explains his predicament, then takes out his frustration on Miss Clark (Jean Arthur), whom Jones secretly loves, and plot features are revealed, in John Ford's The Whole Town's Talking, 1935.
Curly Top (1935) - Animal Crackers Shirley Temple as Elizabeth, nick-named “Curly Top,” her sister (Rochelle Hudson) at the piano, performs the movie’s hit tune (by Ray Henderson, Ted Koehler and Irving Caesar) for the kids at the orphanage, the trustees (led by mean Etienne Girardot) intruding, early in Curly Top, 1935.
Breakfast For Two (1937) - I'll Smash You Against The Rocks! Shipping heir Jonathan (Herbert Marshall) refuses consolation (from Etienne Girardot) over losing his firm, angrier still to find his one-night-stand Val (Barbara Stanwyck), secretly smitten with him and in league with his butler (Eric Blore), is behind it, Breakfast For Two, 1937.
College Holiday (1936) - Call Me By My Greek Name! Blowsy Mary Boland and her buffoon spouse (Etienne Girardot) are trying to explain their daffy Eugenics plan to promoter Jack Benny, when we cut to her daughter, who is Gracie Allen, believing she has found the perfect man, in George Burns, in Paramount's College Holiday, 1936.
Twentieth Century - I Am a Baptist! Impresario Oscar Jaffe (John Barrymore) loses his cool with actress Lily Garland (Carole Lombard) then rallies with a pitch to a religious financier (Etienne Girardot) in Twentieth Century, 1934.

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