René Lefèvre (actor)

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René Lefèvre
Born René Paul Louis Lefèvre
(1898-03-06)March 6, 1898
Nice, France
Died 23 May 1991(1991-05-23) (aged 93)
Poissy, France
Occupation Actor
Years active 1920s-1970s

René Lefèvre, born René Paul Louis Lefèvre, (6 March 1898 - 23 May 1991) was a French actor and writer. Throughout his career, he worked with several notable directors, like Jean Renoir, Jean-Pierre Melville, Jules Dassin, and René Clair.


Lefèvre made his debut in the 1920s when he acted in numerous films in small roles. His first film of note was Le Million, directed by René Clair in 1931. He later had the fortune of starring in the title role in The Crime of Monsieur Lange, directed by Jean Renoir. He kept appearing in films until the late 70s, landing a small role in Jean-Pierre Melville's Le Doulos in 1962. He died in 1991 in Poissy.

Partial filmography


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