Georges Vitray

Georges Vitray (1888–1960) was a French film actor.[1]

Georges Vitray
Born28 February 1888
Died8 September 1960
Paris, France
Other namesGeorges Victor Leporcher
Years active1931-1959 (film)


Georges Victor Leporcher was born in Paris, France to Constant Leporcher and Victorine Victoire Bricier. Georges took the name Vitray as a stage name. Georges' mother was born in Bréal-sous-Vitré.

He participated in 46 French films ( with the exception of two co-productions with Germany and Italy in 1954 ) from 1931 to 1958 as well as a TV movie in 1959. He also played in the theater. He received the Knighthood of the Legion of Honour in 1959 for military service during World War I and 43 years of service to the Comédie-Française. He was married to the American author and newspaper editor Laura Vitray (ne Yard). They had a son in 1924, George Alain Vitray.

Selected filmography


  1. Crisp p.155


  • Crisp, C.G. The Classic French Cinema, 1930-1960. Indiana University Press, 1993.
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