Victor Boucher

Victor Louis Armand Boucher (24 August 1877 21 February 1942) was a French actor.[1]

Biography

Victor Boucher was born in Rouen in a house on the rue Saint-Étienne-des-Tonneliers. His parents had a café-restaurant in Bihorel. Educated at the école Bellefonds in Rouen, he began acting in youth groups.

He worked as an accountant in Rouen.[2] After his military service, he moved to Paris. He married Mariotta Claire in Neufchâtel-en-Bray in 1902.[3] He had the luck one day to replace a sick actor in the Théâtre des Mathurins and made a name for himself with his comic stammering.

In 1927, he became a director of the Théâtre de la Michodière. He was president of the Association des artistes dramatiques.[4]

He died in Ville-d'Avray on 21 February 1942, from a heart attack.[4]

Filmography

Source: IMDb[5]

References

  1. British Film Institute website: Victor Boucher
  2. André Page, "Dans la vie et sur l'écran"Ric et Rac, n°468, 23 February 1938, p.6 (in French)
  3. Archives départementales de Seine-Maritime, état-civil de Rouen, acte de naissance de Victor Boucher
  4. "LA MORT DE VICTOR BOUCHER", Journal des débats politiques et littéraires, 24 February 1942, p.1 (in French)
  5. Internet Movie Database: Victor Boucher (1877–1942)



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