French actor, screenwriter, playwright, and director who appeared in the hits Un Beau mariage, Le Prise de Berg-op-Zoom, and La Pèlerine écossaise. He received the Legion of Honour Award in 1931.
He began performing on stage at age five. He discovered he had a natural penchant for comedic acting.
He was infamous for creating a tribute book to the president of the Etat Français Vichy France, an Axis power during World War II.
His father was Lucien Guitry, a well-known actor. He was married five times, to Charlotte Lyses, Yvonne Printemps, Jacqueline Delubac, Genvieve de Sereville and Lana Marconi.
He once appeared in a comedy about the fictitious adventures of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart during his visit to Paris.