Habib Benglia

Habib Benglia (1895–1960) was an Algerian-born film actor who settled in France.[1] He was the first French-African actor to land major roles in both cinema (he acted in Renoir and Pujol movies among others) and theater (performing in over 100 plays).

Habib Benglia
Born25 August 1895
Died2 December 1960
Years active1925-1960 (film)

Selected filmography


  1. Susan Hayward, French Costume Drama of the 1950s: Fashioning Politics in Film, Chicago, Chicago Press University, 2010, p. 209


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