Maurice Chevalier

Actor / Musician / Lyricist / Chansonnier (singer) | * 09/12/1888 († 83, 01/01/1972) | Paris (France)
Maurice Auguste Chevalier (French: [moʁis ʃəvalje]; 12 September 1888 – 1 January 1972) was a French singer, actor and entertainer. He is perhaps best known for his signature songs, including "Livin' In The Sunlight", "Valentine", "Louise", "Mimi", and "Thank Heaven for Little Girls" and for his films, including The Love Parade, The Big Pond, The Smiling Lieutenant, One Hour with You and Love Me Tonight. His trademark attire was a boater hat and tuxedo. Chevalier was born in Paris. He made his name as a star of musical comedy, appearing in public as a singer and dancer at an early age before working in menial jobs as a teenager. In 1909, he became the partner of the biggest female star in France at the time, Fréhel. Although their relationship was brief, she secured him his first major engagement, as a mimic and a singer in l'Alcazar in Marseille, for which he re... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Music | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Maurice Chevalier

Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award Academy Honorary Award Special Tony Award Grammy Hall of Fame Croix de guerre 1914–1918 (France) Officer of The National Order of Merit Officer of The Legion of Honour Disney Legends Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame Knight of The Legion of Honour Knight of The Order of Leopold Officer of The Order of Nichan Iftikhar Academy Award for Best Actor 2x Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama
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Movies with Maurice Chevalier as Actor(73)

as Self - Entertainer (archive footage)2021 Rendez-vous With Maurice Chevalier
as Self (archive footage)2019 Les trésors de Marcel Pagnol
as Self (archive footage)2018 Michel Legrand: Sans demi-mesure
as Self (archive footage)2015 Chita Rivera: A Lot Of Livin' To Do
as Self (archive footage)2003 Complicated Women
as FBI agent #32002 Backflash
as Self (archive footage)1990 You're the Top: The Cole Porter Story
as (archive footage)1984 Going Hollywood: The '30s
as (archive footage)1976 That's Entertainment, Part II
as (archive footage)1974 That's Entertainment!
as Father Sylvain1967 Monkeys, Go Home!
as Self (archive footage)1965 Hollywood My Home Town
as (archive footage)1965 The Love Goddesses
as Phillippe1964 Panic Button
as Philip Dulaine1964 I'd Rather Be Rich
as himself1963 A New Kind of Love
as Himself / Narrator1962 Black Tights
as Father Antonio1962 Jessica
as Jacques Paganel1962 In Search of the Castaways
as Panisse1961 Fanny
as Paul Barriere1960 Can-Can
as himself1960 Pepe
as Prince Philip1960 A Breath of Scandal
as Duc de St. Cloud1959 Count Your Blessings
as Honoré Lachaille1958 Gigi
as Claude Chavasse1957 Love in the Afternoon
as Comte André de Courvallon1954 J'avais sept filles
as Massimo (segment "Amore 1954")1954 100 Years of Love
as himself1953 Schlagerparade
as Maurice Vallier dit 'Ma Pomme'1950 Just Me
as The King1949 A Royal Affair
as Self (archive footage)1948 Paris Nineteen Hundred
as Emile Clément1947 Silence Is Golden
as Robert Fleury1939 Personal Column
as François Verrier1938 Break the News
as Alfred Boulard1937 The Man of the Day
as Victor Larnois1936 With a Smile
as Gaston de Nerac 'Paragot'1936 The Beloved Vagabond
as Caston de Nerac1936 Le vagabond bien-aimé
as Gaston de Nerac1936 Le vagabond bien-aimé
as Eugene Charlier / Baron Fernand Cassini1935 Folies Bergère
as Eugene Charlier / Baron Cassini1935 Folies Bergère
as Count Danilo1934 The Merry Widow
as François1933 The Way to Love
as Monsieur Rene1933 A Bedtime Story
as Maurice 'Baron' Courtelin1932 Love Me Tonight
as Dr. Andre Bertier1932 One Hour with You
as Himself (uncredited)1932 Make Me a Star
as himself1931 The Stolen Jools
as Himself (voice)1931 Monkey Business
as Albert Lorifian1931 The Little Cafe
as Lt. Nikolaus 'Niki' von Preyn1931 The Smiling Lieutenant
as (archive footage)1931 The House That Shadows Built
as Apache1930 Paramount on Parade
as Pierre Mirande1930 The Big Pond
as Albert Loriflan1930 Playboy of Paris
as Count Alfred Renard1930 The Love Parade
1930 Paramount on parade
as Maurice Marney1929 Innocents of Paris
as Maurice1923 Par habitude
as Maurice1923 Jim Bougne, boxeur
as Louis-Philippe Massoubre1923 Bad Boy
as Gonzague / Maurice1923 Gonzague

TV Shows/Series with Maurice Chevalier as Actor(17)

as Self (archive footage)2022 Le Siècle des icônes
as Self (archive footage)1984 La chance aux chansons
as Self (archive footage)1975 Système 2
as himself1971 Cadet Rousselle
as Self - Guest1968 The Dick Cavett Show
as himself1966 ABC Stage 67
as himself1963 Der Sport-Spiegel
as himself1962 The Merv Griffin Show
as himself1956 Cinépanorama
as himself1952 This Is Your Life
as Self - Mystery Guest1950 What's My Line?
as himself1948 The Ed Sullivan Show
as Self (archive footage)1948 The Ed Sullivan Show
as Self - Singer1948 The Ed Sullivan Show

Movies with Maurice Chevalier as Crew(1)

Sound/Songs1960 Can-Can

Citizenship: France
Born: Wednesday, 09/12 1888 (September) in Paris (France)
Died: Saturday, 01/01 1972 (January) in Paris (aged: 83)
Zodiac sign: Virgo (Chinese zodiac sign: Rat)
Languages: English (EN), French (FR, native language)
Record Label: Imperial, RCA Victor, Vox Records, Decca, EMI, Philips Records, Columbia Records, MGM Records
Spouses (current/former): Yvonne Vallée, Nita Raya
Other names for Maurice Chevalier (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Maurice Auguste Chevalier"
"Le patron" (Nickname)
"Maurice de Paris" (Nickname)
"Momo" (Nickname)
"Le Petit Chevalier" (Nickname)
"Le Petit Jésus d'Asnières" (Nickname)
Maurice Chevalier frequently works together with these people:
Desi Arnaz (10x, Actor)
Debbie Reynolds (9x, Actress)
Lucille Ball (9x, Actress)
Art Carney (9x, Actor)
Red Skelton (9x, Actor)
Alan King (9x, Actor)
Gary Cooper (8x, Actor)
Kirk Douglas (8x, Actor)
Tony Randall (8x, Actor)
Ernst Lubitsch (8x, Crew)
Jeanette MacDonald (8x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:303059, Added: 08/11/2018, Last updated: 05/17/2023