Edmond Guiraud

Edmond Guiraud (22 March 1879 – 18 April 1961) was a 20th-century French playwright, librettist, and actor from the Cévennes region in southern France.

Edmond Guiraud
Caricature by Charles Gir
Born22 March 1879
Died22 March 1961(1961-03-22) (aged 82)


Edmond Guiraud lived many years in Roquedur in the Gard department. He had a playwright career before World War I.

He became a film actor after World War II and played in two films by Jean Gehret, shot in the Cévennes.

His widow Jeannine Guiraud, donated the musée Cévenol in le Vigan the archives of her husband in order to create an "Edmond Guiraud fund".[1]

Edmond Guiraud is buried at the cimetière protestant de Nîmes.



  • 1904: L'Ouvrier de la dernière heure
  • 1907: Anna Karénine: (after the novel by Leo Tolstoy)
  • 1907: Zizi
  • 1908: Le Poussin
  • 1910: Le Cœur d'Angélique
  • 1911: Moïse
  • 1911: Marie-Victoire
  • 1914 : La Sauvageonne, Théâtre des Bouffes Parisiens, 27 May
  • 1922: Vautrin, (after the characters by Honoré de Balzac)
  • 1923: Le Bonheur du jour
  • 1925: Une femme, four-act comedy, 14 March, Théâtre Fémina
  • 1930: Une femme de mon pays
  • 1932: Nos 20 ans
in collaboration with Félix Galipaux
  • 1905 : La Mémoire des dates
in collaboration with Léon Hennique
  • 1929 : Whisky



Film adaptations


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