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Who is Adolphe Menjou?
Adolphe Menjou: Adolphe Jean Menjou was an American actor. His career spanned both silent films and talkies. He appeared in such films as Charles Chaplin's A Woman of Paris, in which he played the lead role; Stanley Kubrick's Paths of Glory with Kirk Douglas; Ernst Lubitsch's The Marriage Circle; The Sheik with Rudolph Valentino; Morocco with Marlene Dietrich and Gary Cooper; and A Star Is Born. He was nominated for an Academy Award for The Front Page in 1931.
- also known as Adolphe Jean Menjou, Adolph Menjou
- born on (125 years ago) in Pittsburgh, child of Albert Menjou and Nora Joyce
- nationality: United States of America
- profession: Actor, radio personality
- parent of Peter Menjou
- died on (52 years ago) in Beverly Hills of hepatitis
- buried in Hollywood Forever Cemetery
- written work: "It took nine tailors"
- played Oliver Niles in "A Star Is Born"
- "A Woman of Paris"
- "Gold Diggers of 1935"
- played Monsieur La Bessiere in "Morocco"
- "One Hundred Men and a Girl"
- played Gen. George Broulard in "Paths of Glory"
- played Anthony Powell in "Stage Door"
- "The Milky Way"
- played Raoul de Saint Hubert in "The Sheik"
- "The Sniper"
- "You Were Never Lovelier"
- "The Marriage Circle"
- "A Social Celebrity"
- "The Trumpet Blows"
- "Mysterious Mr. Parkes"
- "The Sorrows of Satan"
- "The Hucksters"
- "The Front Page"
- "Forbidden Paradise"
- "Morning Glory"
- "The Easiest Way"
- played Billy Flynn in "Roxie Hart"
- "A Gentleman of Paris"
- "Sweet Rosie O'Grady"
- "Broken Barriers"
- "The Sin of Harold Diddlebock"
- "Hi Diddle Diddle"
- "The Goldwyn Follies"
- "I'll Be Yours"
- "Convention City"
- played Don Salluste in "The Spanish Dancer"
- "The Housekeeper's Daughter"
- played Sorrowful Jones in "Little Miss Marker"
- played J.B. Merlin in "Bundle of Joy"
- played Mr. Pendleton in "Pollyanna"
- "Excuse Me"
- "Dancing in the Dark"
- "New Moon"
- "Sinners in Silk"
- played Rinaldi in "A Farewell to Arms"
- played 'Sweetwater' Tilton in "Timberjack"
- "The Grand Duchess and the Waiter"
- played Tom Moody in "Golden Boy"
- "That's Right-You're Wrong"
- "The King on Main Street"
- played Jim Conover in "State of the Union"
- "My Dream Is Yours"
- TV series:
- nomination: - nominated to Academy Award for Best Actor - "The Front Page" (Role: Walter Burns)
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Encyclopedia of Sports Films (2010)
by K Edgington, Thomas Erskine, James M. Welsh
Adolphe Menjou (Tom Moody), Lee j. Cobb (joe's father), joseph Calleia (Eddie Fuseli), Sam Levene (Siggie), Edward Brody (Roxy Lewis). RUNNING TIME: 99 minutes.
by Constantine Santas, James M. Wilson, Maria Colavito, Djoymi Baker
George Broulard: Adolphe Menjou. Gen. Paul Mireau: George Macready. Lt. Roget: Wayne Morris. Maj. Saint-Auban: Richard Anderson. Pvt. Pierre Arnaud: Joe Turkel. Pvt. Maurice Ferol: Timothy Carey. Pvt. Lejeune: Kem Dibbs. Capt. Nicols: ...
by John McDonough, Karen Egolf
Adolphe Menjou played the part of the smart, opportunistic but frazzled agency chief whose ...
Dictionary of Films (1972)
by Georges Sadoul, Peter Morris
Dir Lewis Milestone Seen Bartlett Cormack, Charles Lederer based on the play by Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur Art Dir Richard Day Photog Glen MacWilliams Ed Duncan Mansfield Cast Adolphe Menjou, Pat O'Brien, Mary Brian, Edward ...
by Marty McGee
Cast: Helen Hayes Catherine Barkley; Gary Cooper Lieutenant Frederick Henry; Adolphe Menjou Major Rinaldi; Mary Phillips Helen Ferguson; ...
by Anthony Slide
Parnell Thomas, held closed hearings in Los Angeles, at which Robert Taylor, Adolphe Menjou, LeoMcCarey, andothers told of ...
by Eric Michael Mazur
Helen Hayes, Gary Cooper, Adolphe Menjou, Mary Phillis, Jack La Rue. [ Censorship in Hollywood] Fargo, 1996. Dir. Joel Coen. William H. Macy, Steve Buscemi, Peter Stormare, Kristin Rudrud, Harve Presnell, Frances McDormand. [ Coen ...
by James Gilbert Ryan, Leonard C Schlup
John Wayne, Adolphe Menjou, and Ward Bond all supported the investigations of the House Un-American Activities Committee.
by Robert Beck
This group, founded in February ¡944, included Ward Bond, Clarence Brown, Gary Cooper, Victor Fleming, Hedda Hopper, Adolphe Menjou, Norman Taurog, Robert Taylor, King Vidor, John Wayne, and Sam Wood. They were convinced that ...
The Jerome Kern Encyclopedia (2013)
by Thomas S. Hischak
Bettina and Natalie Hall Rita Hayworth Bob Hope AHanJones Howard Keel Gene Kelly Dorothy Lamour Jeanette MacDonald Howard Marsh Hattie McDaniel Adolphe Menjou Ann Miller Marilyn ...
by Thomas S. Hischak
is engaged to the government official Boris Brusiloff (Adolphe Menjou) but ...
by Barry Monush
Alternately dashing and wickedly sarcastic, Adolphe Menjou had a moustache that suggested a stage villain from the Victorian era, a dapper way with the ladies , and a bombastic brio that made it seem as if there was an exclamation point after ...
Ali Baba to Zombies by R. G. Young
W: Adolphe Menjou (Capt. Ferreol), Evelyn Brent (Gilberte Boismartel). Nora Lane (Therese D'Egremont). Raoul Paoli ( Marcasse), William Collier Jr. (Jerome D'Egremont), Claude Kin (Marquis Boismartel) .
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Adolphe Jean Menjou was born 18 Feb 1890 in Pittsburgh, PA and died 29 Oct 1963 in Beverly Hills, CA.
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