Adolphe Menjou

Born Feb 18, 1890

Adolphe Jean Menjou was an American actor. His career spanned both silent films and talkies, appearing in such films as Paths of Glory, The Sheik, A Woman of Paris, Morocco, and A Star is Born. He was nominated for an Academy Award for The Front Page in 1931.… Read More

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1890 Birth Born on February 18, 1890.


1916 26 Years Old Attracted to the vaudeville stage, he made his movie debut in 1916 in The Blue Envelope Mystery. … Read More


1923 33 Years Old Returning from the war, he became a star in such films as The Sheik and The Three Musketeers. When he starred in 1923's A Woman of Paris, he solidified the image of a well-dressed man-about-town, and was later voted the Best Dressed Man in America nine times.
1928 38 Years Old He was previously married to Kathryn Carver in 1928. They divorced in 1934. … Read More


1930 40 Years Old His career stalled with the coming of talkies, but in 1930, he starred in Morocco, with Marlene Dietrich. … Read More
1934 44 Years Old Menjou was married to Verree Teasdale from 1934 until his death on 29 October 1963 and had one adopted son.


1944 54 Years Old In 1944, he joined other celebrity Republicans at a rally in the Los Angeles Coliseum arranged by David O. Selznick in support of the Dewey–Bricker ticket as well as Governor Earl Warren of California, who would be Dewey's running mate in 1948. … Read More
1947 57 Years Old In 1947, Menjou cooperated with the House Committee on Un-American Activities in its hunt for communists in Hollywood. … Read More


1955 65 Years Old In 1955, Menjou played Dr. Elliott Harcourt in "Barrier of Silence", episode 19 of the first season of the television series Science Fiction Theatre. … Read More
1956 66 Years Old He also appeared in the Thanksgiving episode of NBC's The Ford Show, Starring Tennessee Ernie Ford, which aired on November 22, 1956. … Read More
1963 74 Years Old Menjou died on October 29, 1963 of hepatitis in Beverly Hills, California. … Read More
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