Hugh Antoine d'Arcy

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Birthday
5, 1843
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Nov 11, 1925 (82)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
5, 1843
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Nov 11, 1925 (82)

About

French-born poet known for an 1887 work entitled "The Face Upon the Floor." The poem inspired both a film and a popular country western song.

Before Fame

He studied at Ipswitch University in England and enjoyed acting in productions at Bristol's Theatre Royal.

Trivia

He moved to America in 1871 and became involved in the business side of the motion picture industry.

Family Life

He married the daughter of an American film producer.

Associated With

His most famous poem was made into a 1914 film starring Charlie Chaplin.