Charles le Bargy, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Charles le Bargy

French actor and director

Date of Birth: 28-Aug-1858

Place of Birth: 18th arrondissement of Paris, ÃŽle-de-France, France

Date of Death: 05-Feb-1936

Profession: actor, teacher, film director, film actor

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Virgo

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About Charles le Bargy

  • Charles Gustave Auguste le Bargy (28 August 1858 – 5 February 1936) was a French actor and early film director. He was born at La Chapelle (Seine).
  • His talent both as a comedian and a serious actor was soon made evident, and he became a member of the Comédie-Française, his chief successes being in such plays as Le Duel, L'Enigme, Le Marquis de Priola, L'Autre Danger and Le Dedale.
  • His wife, Simone le Bargy née Benda, an accomplished actress, made her debut at the Gymnase in 1902, and in later years had a great success in La Rafale and of her plays.
  • In 1910 he had differences with the authorities of the Comédie-Française and ceased to be a societaire. He acted in and directed several early French films, starting with L'Assassinat du duc de Guise (1908) and La Tosca (1909).

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