Adolphe Menjou

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Adolphe Jean Menjou was an American actor. His career spanned both silent films and talkies. He appeared in such films as Charlie Chaplin's A Woman of Paris, where he played the lead role; Stanley Kubrick's Paths of Glory with Kirk Douglas; Ernst Lubitsch's The Marriage Circle; The Sheik with Rudolph Valentino; Morocco with Marlene Dietrich and Gary... read more

Adolphe Jean Menjou was an American actor. His career spanned both silent films and talkies. He appeared in such films as Charlie Chaplin's A Woman of Paris, where he played the lead role; Stanley Kubrick's Paths of Glory with Kirk Douglas; Ernst Lubitsch's The Marriage Circle; The Sheik with Rudolph Valentino; Morocco with Marlene Dietrich and Gary Cooper; and A Star Is Born with Janet Gaynor and Fredric March, and was nominated for an Academy Award for The Front Page in 1931.

Birth Name

Adolphe Jean Menjou

Born

Tuesday, 18 February 1890

Died

Tuesday, 29 October 1963

Actor Filmography

Sinatra: All or Nothing at All Himself 2015
Trumbo Himself (archive footage) 2007
Inside the Marx Brothers Walter Grenham (clip from A Kiss in the Dark (1925)) (archive footage) 2003
Classified X Himself (archive footage) 1998
American Masters (archive footage), Self (archive footage) 1986
Zelig 1983
Hollywood (archive footage) 1980
Hollywood on Trial Himself (archive footage) 1976
The Love Goddesses Himself (archive footage) 1965
Hollywood Without Make-Up Himself (archive footage) 1963
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Sinatra: All or Nothing at All Himself 2015
Trumbo Himself (archive footage) 2007
Inside the Marx Brothers Walter Grenham (clip from A Kiss in the Dark (1925)) (archive footage) 2003
Classified X Himself (archive footage) 1998
American Masters (archive footage), Self (archive footage) 1986
Zelig 1983
Hollywood (archive footage) 1980
Hollywood on Trial Himself (archive footage) 1976
The Love Goddesses Himself (archive footage) 1965
Hollywood Without Make-Up Himself (archive footage) 1963
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself - Guest 1962
The Tonight Show Himself - Actor 1962
Here's Hollywood Himself 1960
Pollyanna Mr. Pendergast 1960
The DuPont Show with June Allyson Fitch 1959
I Married a Woman Frederick W. Sutton 1958
Target Himself - Host, Host, Mason Carey, Dr. Morgan Spiers, Himself - Brian Watkins, Himself - Henry Baile 1958
Paths of Glory Gen. George Broulard 1957
The Fuzzy Pink Nightgown Arthur Martin 1957
The Jack Paar Tonight Show Himself 1957
Bundle Of Joy J.B. Merlin 1956
The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show Himself - Actor 1956
The Ambassador's Daughter Senator Jonathan Carwright 1956
Science Fiction Theatre Dr. Elliott Harcourt 1955
Timberjack 'Sweetwater' Tilton 1955
The Magical World of Disney Mr. Pendergast 1954
The George Gobel Show Himself 1954
Man on a Tightrope Fesker 1953
Your Favorite Story Himself - Host, Host, Himself - Host / Narrator, Himself - Host / Oliver Metcalfe, Himself - Host / The Canterville Ghost, Himself - Narrator, Himself / Host / Richard Rensslear, The Magician 1953
The Sniper Police Lt. Frank Kafka 1952
Across the Wide Missouri Pierre 1951
The Tall Target Colonel Caleb Jeffers 1951
To Please a Lady Gregg 1950
What's My Line? Himself - Guest Panelist, Himself - Mystery Guest 1950
Dancing in the Dark Melville Crossman 1949
My Dream is Yours Thomas Hutchins 1949
State Of The Union Jim Conover (as Adolph Menjou) 1948
The Hucksters Mr. Kimberly 1947
Mr. District Attorney Craig Warren 1947
I'll Be Yours J. Conrad Nelson 1947
The Bachelor's Daughters Alexander Moody 1946
Heartbeat Ambassador 1946
Man Alive Kismet 1945
Step Lively Wagner 1944
Sweet Rosie O'Grady Tom Moran 1943
Hi Diddle Diddle Col. Hector Phyffe 1943
You Were Never Lovelier Eduardo Acuña 1942
Syncopation George Latimer 1942
Roxie Hart Billy Flynn 1942
Father Takes a Wife Senior 1941
Road Show Colonel Carleton Carroway 1941
A Bill of Divorcement Hilary Fairfield 1940
Turnabout Phil Manning 1940
That's Right - You're Wrong Stacey Delmore 1939
The Housekeeper's Daughter Deakon Maxwell 1939
Golden Boy Tom Moody 1939
King of the Turf Jim Mason 1939
Thanks for Everything J. B. Harcourt 1938
Letter of Introduction John Mannering 1938
The Goldwyn Follies Oliver Merlin (as Adolph Menjou) 1938
Stage Door Anthony Powell 1937
One Hundred Men and a Girl John Cardwell 1937
Café Metropole Monsieur Victor 1937
A Star Is Born Oliver Niles 1937
One In A Million Tad Spencer 1937
Wives Never Know J. Hugh Ramsey 1936
Sing, Baby, Sing Bruce Farraday 1936
The Milky Way Gabby Sloan 1936
Broadway Gondolier Professor Eduardo de Vinci 1935
Gold Diggers Of 1935 Nicolai Nicoleff 1935
The Great Flirtation Stephan Karpath 1934
Little Miss Marker Sorrowful Jones 1934
The Trumpet Blows Pancho Montes / Pancho Gomez 1934
Journal of a Crime Paul Moliet 1934
Easy to Love John 1934
Convention City T.R. (Ted) Kent 1933
Morning Glory Louis Easton 1933
The Circus Queen Murder Thatcher Colt 1933
A Farewell To Arms Rinaldi 1932
The Night Club Lady Police Commissioner Thatcher Colt 1932
Bachelor's Affairs Andrew Hoyt 1932
Wives Beware Maj. Carey Liston 1932
Prestige Capt. Remy Bandoin 1932
Forbidden Bob 1932
Friends and Lovers Captain Geoffrey Roberts 1931
The Great Lover Jean Paurel 1931
The Front Page Walter Burns 1931
Men Call It Love Tony 1931
The Easiest Way William Brockton 1931
New Moon Governor Boris Brusiloff 1931
Morocco Monsieur La Bessiere 1930
The Circus: Premiere Himself 1928
A Gentleman of Paris Marquis de Marignan 1927
Service for Ladies Albert Leroux 1927
Blonde or Brunette Henri Martel 1927
The Sorrows of Satan Prince Lucio de Rimanez 1926
Fascinating Youth Adolphe Menjou 1926
The Grand Duchess and the Waiter Albert Durant 1926
The King On Main Street The King 1925
Are Parents People? Mr. Hazlitt 1925
The Swan Albert von Kersten-Rodenfels 1925
Open All Night Edmund Durverne 1924
Broadway After Dark Ralph Norton 1924
Shadows of Paris Georges de Croy 1924
The Marriage Circle Professor Josef Stock 1924
Forbidden Paradise Chancellor 1924
The Spanish Dancer Don Salluste 1923
A Woman of Paris: A Drama of Fate Pierre Revel 1923
Rupert of Hentzau Count Rischenheim (as Adolphe Jean Menjou) 1923
Bella Donna Mr. Chepstow 1923
The World's Applause Robert Townsend 1923
Head Over Heels Sterling 1922
The Sheik Dr. Raoul de St. Hubert 1921
The Three Musketeers Louis XIII 1921
Through The Back Door James Brewster 1921
A Parisian Romance Julianai 1916
1931 Oscar Best Actor in a Leading Role Nominated
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