Biography

Adolphe Jean Menjou (February 18, 1890 – October 29, 1963) was an American actor. His career spanned both silent films and talkies, appearing in such films as The Sheik, A Woman of Paris, Morocco, and A Star is Born. He was nominated for an Academy Award for The Front Page in 1931.

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Adolphe Jean Menjou (February 18, 1890 – October 29, 1963) was an American actor. His career spanned both silent films and talkies, appearing in such films as The Sheik, A Woman of Paris, Morocco, and A Star is Born. He was nominated for an Academy Award for The Front Page in 1931.

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 110

Birthday 1890-02-18

Day of Death 1963-10-29

Place of Birth Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

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Also Known As

  • Адольф Менжу
  • Adolphe Jean Menjou
  • Adolph Menjou

Acting TV ShowsMovies

1963 Hollywood Without Make-Up
1960 Pollyanna as Mr. Pendergast
1959 The DuPont Show with June Allyson (1 episode)
1958 I Married a Woman as Frederick W. Sutton
1958 Target (US) (39 episodes)
1957 Paths of Glory as Gen. George Broulard
1957 The Fuzzy Pink Nightgown as Arthur Martin
1956 Bundle of Joy as J. B. Merlin
1956 The Ambassador's Daughter as Senator Jonathan Carwright
1955 Timberjack as 'Sweetwater' Tilton
1953 Man on a Tightrope as Fesker
1953 Your Favorite Story (63 episodes) as Host
1952 The Sniper as Police Lt. Frank Kafka
1951 Across the Wide Missouri as Pierre
1951 The Tall Target as Colonel Caleb Jeffers
1950 To Please a Lady as Gregg
1949 Dancing in the Dark as Melville Crossman
1949 My Dream Is Yours as Thomas Hutchins
1948 State of the Union as Jim Conover
1947 The Hucksters as Mr. Kimberly
1947 Mr. District Attorney as Craig Warren
1947 I'll Be Yours as J. Conrad Nelson
1946 The Bachelor's Daughters as Alexander Moody
1946 Heartbeat as Ambassador
1945 Man Alive as Kismet
1944 Step Lively as Wagner
1943 Sweet Rosie O'Grady as Tom Moran
1943 Hi Diddle Diddle as Col. Hector Phyffe
1942 You Were Never Lovelier as Eduardo Acuña
1942 Hedda Hopper’s Hollywood No. 6
1942 Syncopation as George Latimer
1942 Roxie Hart as Billy Flynn
1941 Father Takes a Wife as Frederic 'Freddie' Osborne Senior
1941 Road Show as Col. Carleton Carroway
1940 A Bill of Divorcement as Hilary Fairfield
1940 Turnabout as Phil Manning
1939 That's Right - You're Wrong as Chuck Deems - the Band Manager
1939 The Housekeeper's Daughter as Deakon Maxwell
1939 Golden Boy as Tom Moody
1939 King of the Turf as Jim Mason
1938 Thanks for Everything as J. B. Harcourt
1938 Letter of Introduction as John Mannering
1938 The Goldwyn Follies as Oliver Merlin
1937 Stage Door as Anthony Powell
1937 One Hundred Men and a Girl as John Cardwell
1937 Café Metropole as Monsieur Victor
1937 A Star Is Born as Oliver Niles
1936 One in a Million as Tad Spencer
1936 Wives Never Know as J. Hugh Ramsey
1936 Sing, Baby Sing as Bruce Farraday
1936 The Milky Way as Gabby Sloan
1935 Broadway Gondolier as Professor Eduardo de Vinci
1935 Gold Diggers of 1935 as Nicolai Nicoleff
1934 The Mighty Barnum as Bailey Walsh
1934 The Great Flirtation as Stephan Karpath
1934 Little Miss Marker as Sorrowful Jones
1934 The Trumpet Blows as Pancho Montes / Pancho Gomez
1934 Journal of a Crime as Paul Mollet
1934 Easy to Love as John
1933 Convention City as T.R. (Ted) Kent
1933 The Worst Woman in Paris? as Adolphe Ballou
1933 Morning Glory as Louis Easton
1933 The Circus Queen Murder as Thatcher Colt
1932 A Farewell to Arms as Major Rinaldi
1932 The Night Club Lady as Police Commissioner Thatcher Colt
1932 Diamond Cut Diamond as Dan McQueen
1932 Bachelor's Affairs as Andrew Hoyt
1932 Two White Arms as Maj. Carey Liston
1932 Prestige as Capt. Remy Bandoin
1932 Forbidden as Bob
1931 Friends and Lovers as Captain Geoffrey Roberts
1931 The Great Lover as Paurel
1931 Wir schalten um auf Hollywood as Himself
1931 The Front Page as Walter Burns
1931 Men Call It Love as Tony
1931 The Easiest Way as William 'Will' Brockton
1930 New Moon as Governor Boris Brusiloff
1930 Morocco as Monsieur La Bessiere
1929 Fashions in Love as Paul de Remy
1928 His Private Life as Georges St. Germain
1928 His Tiger Lady as Henri
1928 The Circus: Premiere as Himself
1927 A Gentleman of Paris as Marquis de Marignan
1927 Service for Ladies as Albert Leroux
1927 Blonde or Brunette as Henri Martel
1926 The Sorrows of Satan as Prince Lucio de Rimanez
1926 A Social Celebrity as Max Haber
1926 Fascinating Youth as Adolphe Menjou
1926 The Grand Duchess and the Waiter as Albert Durant
1925 The King On Main Street as The King
1925 Are Parents People? as Mr. Hazlitt
1925 A Kiss in the Dark as Walter Grenham
1925 The Swan as Albert von Kersten-Rodenfels
1924 Open All Night as Edmund Durverne
1924 Broadway After Dark as Ralph Norton
1924 Shadows of Paris as Georges de Croy
1924 The Marriage Circle as Professor Josef Stock
1924 Forbidden Paradise as Chancellor
1923 The Spanish Dancer as Don Salluste
1923 A Woman of Paris as Pierre Revel
1923 Bella Donna as Mr. Chepstow
1923 The World's Applause as Robert Townsend
1922 Singed Wings as Bliss Gordon
1922 The Eternal Flame as Duc de Langeais
1922 The Fast Mail as Cal Baldwin
1922 Head Over Heels as Sterling
1921 The Sheik as Dr. Raoul de St. Hubert
1921 The Three Musketeers as Louis XIII
1921 Through The Back Door as James Brewster
1917 The Moth as Teddy Marbridge / The Husband

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