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Maurice Chevalier

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Biography

Source: Wikipedia

Maurice Auguste Chevalier (September 12, 1888 – January 1, 1972) was a French actor, Cabaret singer and entertainer. He is perhaps best known for his signature songs, including "Louise", "Mimi", "Valentine", and "Thank Heaven for Little Girls" and for his films, including The Love Parade and The Big Pond. His trademark attire was a boater hat, which he always wore on stage with a tuxedo.

Fact file

  • Born: Maurice Auguste Chevalier September 12, 1888 Paris, France
  • Died: January 1, 1972 (aged 83) Paris, France
  • Occupation: Cabaret Singer, actor, dancer
  • Years active: 1908–1970
  • Spouse(s): Yvonne Vallée (1927–1932) (divorced) Nita Raya (1937-1946)

Read more about Maurice Chevalier at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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