Claude Dauphin (actor), Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Claude Dauphin (actor)

French actor

Date of Birth: 19-Aug-1903

Place of Birth: Corbeil-Essonnes, Île-de-France, France

Date of Death: 16-Nov-1978

Profession: film actor

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Leo

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About Claude Dauphin (actor)

  • Claude Dauphin (19 August 1903 – 16 November 1978) was a French actor.
  • He appeared in more than 130 films between 1930 and 1978. He was born in Corbeil-Essonnes, Essonne.
  • His father was Maurice Étienne Legrand, a poet who wrote as Franc-Nohain, and who was the librettist for Maurice Ravel's opera L'heure espagnole.
  • His elder brother was the writer Jean Nohain. Dauphin's debut on film came in La Vagabonde (1930).
  • He debuted on stage in Chapeau Chinois (1930) in Paris.Dauphin married three times: first to Rosine Derean, then to the actress Maria Mauban who bore him a child, Jean-Claude Dauphin, also an actor.
  • Eventually, in 1955, Dauphin married American actress Norma Eberhardt.
  • The couple divided their time between Paris, Los Angeles, New York City and Ocean Township, New Jersey.
  • They remained together until Dauphin's death in Paris in 1978.

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