Fernand Ledoux

Fernand Ledoux (born Jacques Joseph Félix Fernand Ledoux, 24 January 1897, Tirlemont 21 September 1994, Villerville) was a French film and theatre actor of Belgian origin. He studied with Raphaël Duflos at the CNSAD, and began his career with small roles at the Comédie-Française. He appeared in close to eighty films, with his best remembered role being the stationmaster Roubaud in Jean Renoir's La Bête humaine (1938), but he remained primarily a theatrical actor for the duration of his career.

Fernand Ledoux
Ledoux in 1992
Born
Jacques Joseph Félix Fernand Ledoux

(1897-01-24)24 January 1897
Died21 September 1994(1994-09-21) (aged 97)
NationalityFrench
OccupationFilm actor
Years active1918-1982

Ledoux was married to Fernande Thabuy, with whom he had four children; he was an amateur painter, and lived for many years at Pennedepie in Normandy. Later he moved to Villerville, where he died and where he is buried.

Selected filmography

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