Ferdinand Guillaume

Ferdinand Guillaume (1887–1977) was a French-born Italian actor and film director. He is often known by his stage name Polidor.

Ferdinand Guillaume
Born19 May 1887
Died3 December 1977 (aged 90)
OccupationActor, Director
Years active1910-1968 (film)

In 1910 after working for years in the family circus, he and his brother Natale were hired by Cines Studios where he starred in over a hundred comedy silent shorts billed as the character Tontolini. He then went to work for Pasquali Film in Turin.[1]

Selected filmography


  1. Stam & Raengo p.116


  • Robert Stam & Alessandra Raengo. A Companion to Literature and Film. John Wiley & Sons, 2008.
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