Adolphe Menjou

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Birthday
18, 1890
Birthplace
Pittsburgh, PA
Death Date
Oct 29, 1963 (73)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
18, 1890
Birthplace
Pittsburgh, PA
Death Date
Oct 29, 1963 (73)

About

French-American silent film actor who played a suave man-about-town in over 100 pictures. His films include A Woman of Paris and The Front Page, which earned him and Academy Award nomination.

Before Fame

He wanted to escape from the family restaurant business, and his friend suggested a career in acting.

Trivia

The Great Depression put a damper on his career, and he worked at the House of Un-American Activities.

Family Life

Both of his marriages ended in divorce.

Associated With

In one of his classic roles, he starred opposite Gary Cooper and Marlene Dietrich in the 1930 film, Morocco.

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