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Victor Boucher

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Victor Louis Armand Boucher (24 August 1877 – 21 February 1942) was a French actor.[1]

Biography

Victor Boucher was born, on 24 August 1877, in Rouen, in a house on the rue Saint-Étienne-des-Tonneliers. His parents had a café-restaurant in Bihorel. Educated at the école Bellefonds in Rouen, he began acting in youth groups.

He worked as an accountant in Rouen.[2] After his military service, he moved to Paris. He married Mariotta Claire in Neufchâtel-en-Bray in 1902.[3] He had the luck, one day, to replace a sick actor in the Théâtre des Mathurins in Paris, and made a name for himself with his comic performance based on his stammering.

In 1927, he became a director of the Théâtre de la Michodière in Paris. He was president of the Association des artistes dramatiques.[4]

He died in Ville-d'Avray, on 21 February 1942, from a heart attack.[4]

Filmography

Source: IMDb[5]

References

  1. ^ British Film Institute website: Victor Boucher
  2. ^ André Page, "Dans la vie et sur l'écran"Ric et Rac, n°468, 23 February 1938, p.6 (in French)
  3. ^ Archives départementales de Seine-Maritime, état-civil de Rouen, acte de naissance de Victor Boucher
  4. ^ a b "LA MORT DE VICTOR BOUCHER", Journal des débats politiques et littéraires, 24 February 1942, p.1 (in French)
  5. ^ Internet Movie Database: Victor Boucher (1877–1942)


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