Charles Boyer

Actor Charles Boyer

Charles Boyer was a French actor who appeared in more than 80 films between 1920 and 1976. After receiving an education in drama, Boyer became a star of 1920s French theater, but he found his greatest success in American movies during the 1930s. His memorable performances were among the era's most highly praised in romantic dramas such as Conquest (1937) with Greta Garbo; Algiers (1938) with Hedy Lamarr; and Love Affair (1939) with Irene Dunne.
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"The Little One" Cost My Buddy $50...For His Ball Moving As He Addressed His Putt - Waggle Room
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Sometimes I hate "knowing" the Rules of Golf. That's because I sometimes get calls from friends involved in heated arguments out on the course who decide to call me to tell them what the Decisions on the
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Larry V. Boyer - The Missourian
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He is survived by his sons, Bobby Boyer and wife Kristen, De Soto, Charles Boyer and wife Stacey, Potosi, and James Boyer, Cadet; his mother, Dorothy Boyer, St. Clair; two brothers, John Boyer, Cadet, and Elmer Boyer and wife Kim, Old Mines;
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Good Morning From The PGA Championship - Waggle Room
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Hello from Atlanta, everyone! I am sitting inside a nice hotel in the suburb of Sandy Springs, definitely enjoying the air conditioning and ready supply of liquids that I am filing up with in preparation of
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McIlroy To Have MRI Tonight, Plans To Continue Playing in PGA - Waggle Room
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Rory McIlroy's wrist and arm will undergo an MRI this evening, and no doubt a thorough examination by one of the best orthapaedic surgons in the Atlanta area -- and with one of the world's leading teaching
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There Are Rules, but Then There Are Immutable Laws That Govern Golf - Waggle Room
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We all know it in the bottom of our heart, and many of us may not want to admit it out loud, but there are Laws that govern golf. These are not the rules of men, instead, think of them like the laws of
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Funding is down on California's college farms - Los Angeles Times
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At Cal State Fresno, state support to operate the campus' 1050-acre farm has fallen to about 25% of its total operating cost of nearly $6 million, said Charles Boyer, dean of the Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences & Technology
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Why Lucy Still Makes Us Laugh - Huffington Post
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Charles Boyer: Hires him to pretend he's Charles Boyer, then discovers he really is Charles Boyer after she squirts an orange in his eye. • Bob Hope: Accidentally mustards his hand when she sells him a hot dog at Yankee Stadium, distracting him just
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Why Tiger's Return Matters - Waggle Room
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Some golf fans, particularly those overseas and not in the US, are asking "what's the big deal about Tiger Woods returning to tournament play? It's not like he's been playing well or anything like it
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Glamour of the Gods: Hollywood Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, London - The Independent
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It's tucked in a cabinet and is of Charles Boyer and Irene Dunne, marked up for retouching. A backroom worker has criss-crossed the areas that need work – stubble and hairy hands for him, crow's feet and a flabby jawline for her
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NC Man To Be First American To Play In Disabled British Open - Waggle Room
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It's said that golf is the game for everyone, and it is also said that it's a game where every player has to overcome many challenges to become a champion. And some people are champions before they ever set
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Around Town: Ian Birnie's swan song at LACMA and more - Los Angeles Times
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Saturday's 5 pm offering is Max Ophuls' 1953 French romance, "The Earrings of Madame de ... ," with Charles Boyer, Danielle Darrieux and Vittorio De Sica. Screening Saturday evening is Michelangelo Antonioni's 1960 masterwork, "L'Avventura" with Monica
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Saved By The Ball: Man Is Struck By Errant O'Hair Shot, Gets Diagnosed With Tumor - Waggle Room
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Getting struck by a flying golf ball is serious business, and it happens all the time, often to deleterious results. Sometimes, however, it can lead to the greatest stroke of serendipity possible: being
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Au Revoir, Bubba, Vous êtes un Américain Laid! - Waggle Room
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When in Rome, it's said that it is wise to do as the Romans do. Where-ever you are, however, it is always a good idea to be a gracious guest, something that was apparently lost on PGA Tour player Bubba Watson
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Jacobson Edges Moore For First PGA Tour Win - Waggle Room
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As Ryan Moore stood over a four foot putt today on the 18 green today at the Traveler's Championship, pretty much everyone watching expected a routine par and a probable playoff with Fredrick Jacobson
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Beware of the Curse of "The Next " - Waggle Room
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When great stars in a sport begin to age, as they all eventually do, the search for their replacement inevitably begins. No one wants to see a golden era end, so it's natural to look for the successor to
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Could Obama Be Impeached For Taking Two Bucks Off Of Biden? - Waggle Room
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When the Fabulous Foursome of President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, Speaker of the House John Boehner and Ohio Governor played golf yesterday at Joint Base Andews in Maryland,
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    LATE ADULTHOOD
  • 1978
    Age 78
    On 26 August 1978, two days after his wife's death from cancer, and two days before his own 79th birthday, Boyer committed suicide with an overdose of Seconal while at a friend's home in Scottsdale.
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  • 1969
    Age 69
    He had a notable part as a corrupt city official in the 1969 film version of The Madwoman of Chaillot, featuring Katharine Hepburn.
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  • 1966
    Age 66
    His career lasted longer than that of other romantic actors, winning him the nickname "the last of the cinema's great lovers." He recorded a laid-back album called Where Does Love Go in 1966.
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  • 1964
    Age 64
    Another notable TV series, The Rogues, starred Boyer with David Niven and Gig Young; the show lasted through the 1964–1965 season.
  • 1963
    Age 63
    He was also nominated for the Tony Award as Best Actor (Dramatic) in the 1963 Broadway production of Lord Pengo.
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  • FIFTIES
  • 1957
    Age 57
    On 17 March 1957, he starred in an adaptation for TV of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play, There Shall Be No Night, by Robert E. Sherwood.
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    He appeared as the mystery guest on the March 10, 1957 episode of What's My Line?
  • 1956
    Age 56
    In 1956, Boyer was a guest star on I Love Lucy.
  • FORTIES
  • 1948
    Age 48
    In 1948, he was made a chevalier of the French Légion d'honneur.
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  • 1947
    Age 47
    In 1947, he was the voice of Capt. Daniel Gregg in the Lux Radio Theater's presentation of The Ghost and Mrs. Muir, played in the film by Rex Harrison.
  • 1945
    Age 45
    Boyer's role as Pepe Le Moko was already world famous when animator Chuck Jones based the character of Pepé Le Pew, the romantic skunk introduced in 1945's Odor-able Kitty, on Boyer and his most well-known performance.
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  • 1943
    Age 43
    In 1943, he was awarded an Honorary Oscar Certificate for "progressive cultural achievement" in establishing the French Research Foundation in Los Angeles as a source of reference (certificate).
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1938
    Age 38
    In 1938, he landed his famous role as Pepe le Moko, the thief on the run in Algiers, an English-language remake of the classic French film Pepe le Moko with Jean Gabin.
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  • 1936
    Age 36
    Until the early 1930s, Boyer mainly continued making French films, and Mayerling co-starring Danielle Darrieux in 1936 made him an international star.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1929
    Age 29
    MGM signed Boyer to a contract, and he loved life in the United States, but nothing much came of his first American stay from 1929 to 1931.
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  • 1920
    Age 20
    In 1920, his quick memory won him a chance to replace the leading man in a stage production, and he scored an immediate hit.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1899
    Born
    Born in 1899.
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