Gérard Philipe

Born Dec 4, 1922

Gérard Philipe was a prominent French actor who appeared in 34 films between 1944 and 1959.

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1922 Birth Born on December 4, 1922.


1947 24 Years Old When he was 19 years old, he made his stage debut at a theater in Nice; and the following year his strong performance in the Albert Camus play, Caligula, brought an invitation to work with the Théâtre national populaire (T.N.P.) in Paris and Avignon, whose festival, founded in 1947 by Jean Vilar, is France's oldest and most famous. … Read More
1951 28 Years Old In 1951, Philipe married Nicole Fourcade (1917–1990), an actress/writer, with whom he had two children. … Read More


1959 37 Years Old Died on November 25, 1959.
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