George Beranger

Birthday:
03/27/1893
Place of birth:
Enmore, New South Wales, Australia:
Biography:
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia George Beranger (27 March 1893 – 8 March 1973), also known as André Beranger, was an Australian actor and Hollywood and stage director. Beranger began playing Shakespearean roles at the age of sixteen with the Walter Bentley Players. He then emigrated from Australia to California, United States in 1912 and worked in the silent film industry in Hollywood. According to a researcher, he "reinvented himself in Hollywood, claiming French parentage, birth on a French ocean liner off the coast of Australia and a Paris education." Beranger worked under the names George Alexandre Beranger and André de Beranger. By the 1920s, Beranger had become a star, appearing in the movies of Ernst Lubitsch and D. W. Griffith. He also directed ten films between 1914 and 1924. Beranger owned a large Spanish-style home in Laguna Beach, rented a room at the Hollywood Athletic Club and owned an apartment in Paris, France. Beranger eventually appeared in more than 140 films between 1913 and 1950. Beranger's career dissipated following the 1930s Great Depression and the advent of sound film, and his roles in later films were small and often uncredited. He supplemented his income as a draftsman for the Los Angeles City Council. He sold his large properties and moved into a modest cottage beside his house in Laguna Beach. He entered into a "lavender marriage" with a neighbouring widow, but they never shared the same house and he continued his gay lifestyle unabated. Beranger retired in 1952 and lived his later years in seclusion. He was found dead of natural causes in his home on 8 March 1973. Description above from the Wikipedia article George Beranger licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Credits

Dancing in the Dark (1949)
as Waiter
Road House (1948)
as Lefty
Over My Dead Body (1942)
as Salesman
Our Wife (1941)
as Waiter (uncredited)
She Knew All the Answers (1941)
as Head Waiter
He Stayed for Breakfast (1940)
as Maitre d'hotel
Beauty for the Asking (1939)
as Cyril
I'll Take Romance (1937)
as Male Dressmaker
Hollywood Round-Up (1937)
as Hotel Clerk
San Quentin (1937)
as Lorenz Review Headwaiter
Ready, Willing and Able (1937)
as Tenant
King of Hockey (1936)
as Evans, Kathleen's Chauffeur
Walking on Air (1936)
as Albert, the Valet (uncredited)
China Clipper (1936)
as Waiter (uncredited)
The Big Noise (1936)
as Mr. Rosewater
Bullets or Ballots (1936)
as Waiter (uncredited)
The Singing Kid (1936)
as Designer (uncredited)
Colleen (1936)
as Jeweler (uncredited)
Love Before Breakfast (1936)
as Charles (uncredited)
The Walking Dead (1936)
as Nolan's Butler (uncredited)
King of the Islands (1936)
as The Witch Doctor
Stars Over Broadway (1935)
as Man Wanting Testimonial
Ship Cafe (1935)
as Tailor (uncredited)
Don't Bet on Blondes (1935)
as Wedding Dress Fitter (Uncredited)
Once in a Blue Moon (1935)
as Kolia
One New York Night (1935)
as Matthews
The Payoff (1935)
as Reporter
Mama Loves Papa (1933)
as Basil Pew
Ex-Lady (1933)
as Dinner Guest / Pianist (uncredited)
Ladies of the Jury (1932)
as Alonzo Beal (uncredited)
Surrender (1931)
as Fichet
The Age for Love (1931)
as The Poet
Annabelle's Affairs (1931)
as Archie
The Boudoir Diplomat (1930)
as Potz
Lilies of the Field (1930)
as Barber
Darkened Rooms (1929)
as Madame Silvara's Customer
Glad Rag Doll (1929)
as Barry (an actor)
Strange Cargo (1929)
as First Stranger (as André Beranger)
Beware of Bachelors (1928)
as Claude de Brie
If I Were Single (1927)
The Small Bachelor (1927)
as George Finch
Altars of Desire (1927)
as Count André D'Orville
The Eagle of the Sea (1926)
as John Jarvis
Fig Leaves (1926)
as Josef André (als André de Beranger)
So This Is Paris (1926)
as Maurice Lalle
Miss Brewster's Millions (1926)
as Mr. Brent
The Bat (1926)
as Gideon Bell
The Grand Duchess and the Waiter (1926)
as The Grand Duke Paul
Grounds for Divorce (1925)
as Guido
Are Parents People? (1925)
as Maurice Mansfield
The Man in Blue (1925)
as Pat Malone
Confessions of a Queen (1925)
as Lewin
Beau Brummel (1924)
as Lord Byron
Poisoned Paradise (1924)
as Krantz (as André Beranger)
The Man Life Passed By (1923)
as Leo Friend (as André de Beranger)
Tiger Rose (1923)
as Pierre
The Extra Girl (1923)
as Actor in Wardrobe Line
Ashes of Vengeance (1923)
as Charles IX (as Andre de Beranger)
The Bright Shawl (1923)
as Andre Escobar
Broken Blossoms (1919)
as The Spying One
The Spotted Lily (1917)
A Daughter of the Poor (1917)
as Rudolph Creig
A Love Sublime (1917)
as Her Husband
Mixed Blood (1916)
Manhattan Madness (1916)
Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages (1916)
as Second Priest of Bel (uncredited)
Pillars of Society (1916)
as Johan Tonnesen
The Half-Breed (1916)
as Jack Brace
The Good Bad Man (1916)
as Thomas Stuart
The Birth of a Nation (1915)
as Wade Cameron, second son
The Avenging Conscience: or 'Thou Shalt Not Kill' (1914)
as -
Home, Sweet Home (1914)
as The Accordian Player (as George Berringer)
The Adopted Brother (1913)
as The Employer

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