Léon Mathot

Léon Mathot (5 March 1886, Roubaix, Nord-Pas-de-Calais - 6 March 1968, in Paris) was a French film actor and film director best known perhaps for playing Edmond Dantes in The Count of Monte Cristo film serial in 1918.

Léon Mathot
Born(1886-03-05)5 March 1886
Died6 March 1968(1968-03-06) (aged 82)
Years active1906–1939 (actor)
1927–1953 (director)

He appeared in the 1923 silent film Coeur fidèle, directed by Jean Epstein.

He starred in some 60 films mostly in silent film between 1906 and 1939. He turned director in 1927 whilst still appearing in several films and retired in 1953 directing well over 20 films.

Selected filmography

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