Charles Boyer

Movie Actor

Birthday August 28, 1899

Birth Sign Virgo

Birthplace Figeac, France

DEATH DATE Aug 26, 1978 (78)

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Suave French actor who appeared in over 80 films, including Algiers. He gave a memorable performance in The Garden of Allah and received the Academy Honorary Award in 1943.

Before Fame

He was a hospital orderly during WWI and studied philosophy before turning to acting.


He acted in romantic dramas such as Love Affair.

Family Life

He married actress Pat Patterson in 1934 after two weeks of courtship and their marriage lasted for 44 years. He committed suicide after her death.

Associated With

He was in Hold Back the Dawn with Olivia de Havillard.