Marcel Herrand

Marcel Herrand
Born (1897-10-08)8 October 1897
Paris, France
Died 11 June 1953(1953-06-11) (aged 55)
Montfort-l'Amaury, France

Marcel Herrand (8 October 1897 11 June 1953) was a French stage and film actor best remembered for his roles in swashbuckling or historical films.

He appeared in over 25 films between 1932 and 1952, but Herrand's best remembered role is as Lacenaire (based on Pierre François Lacenaire) in Marcel Carné's Children of Paradise (Les Enfants du Paradis, 1945). Other films in which Herrand appeared include The Last Days of Pompeii (1950) and Fanfan la Tulipe (1952), which also featured Gérard Philipe and Gina Lollobrigida, in which Herrand played the role of Louis XV of France.

Selected filmography

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