Charles Boyer

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Quotes (2)

  • Charles Boyer: That love at first sight should happen to me was life's most delicious revenge on a self-opinionated fool.

  • Charles Boyer: Mostly I've played other roles, but even when I've played other parts people see me differently. In America, when you have an accent, in the mind of the people they associate you with kissing hands and being gallant. I think that has harmed me, just as it has harmed me to be followed and plagued by a line I never said.

Trivia (19)

  • Charles produced Flesh and Fantasy (1943) as well as a number of episodes of Four Star Playhouse.

  • Charles worked as a hospital orderly as a teenager in France during World War One, and often entertained wounded soldiers there with sketches he improvised himself.

  • Charles starred in the 1973 remake of the classic Lost Horizon (1937).

  • Charles was made a naturalized citizen of the United States in 1942.

  • Charles was almost removed from the set of All This and Heaven Too (1940) when filming began as Bette Davis did not recognize him, for he was not wearing his toupee at the and had a paunch stomach at the time.

  • Charles was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Dramatic Actor for his performance in Lord Pengo in 1963.

  • Charles was made a chevalier of the French Legion of Honor in 1948.

  • Charles was nominated 4 times for the Oscar for Best Actor in Conquest (1937), Algiers (1938), Gaslight (1944) and Fanny (1961).

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