Charles Boyer

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Charles Boyer (French: [ʃaʁl bwaje]; 28 August 1899 – 26 August 1978) was a French-American actor who appeared in more than 80 films between 1920 and 1976.[1] After receiving an education in drama, Boyer started on the stage, but he found his success in American films during the 1930s. His memorable performances were among the era's most highly praised, in romantic dramas such as The Garden of Allah (1936), Algiers (1938), and Love Affair (1939), as well as the mystery-thriller Gaslight (1944). He received four Oscar nominations for Best Actor. He also appeared as himself on the CBS sitcom I Love Lucy.

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Charles Boyer
Boyer in 1942
Born(1899-08-28)28 August 1899
Figeac, France
Died26 August 1978(1978-08-26) (aged 78)
Burial placeHoly Cross Cemetery, Culver City, California, U.S.
Years active1920–1976
(m. 1934; died 1978)
AwardsAcademy Honorary Award (1943)