Adolphe Menjou

Born:  February 18, 1890, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Died:  October 29, 1963, Beverly Hills, California.


1914:  The Man Behind the Door

1916:  A Parisian Romance, Nearly A King, The Price of Happiness, The Habit of Happiness, The Crucial Test, The Devil at His Elbow, The Reward of Patience, Manhattan Madness, The Scarlet Runner, The Kiss, The Blue Envelope Mystery

1917:  The Valentine Girl, Wild and Woolly, the Amazons, At Even Break, The Moth

1920:  What Happened To Rosa

1921:  The Faith Healer, Through The Back Door, Courage, The Three Musketeers, Queenie, The Sheik

1922:  Arabian Love, Is Matrimony A Failure, Head Over Heels, The Fast Mail, The Eternal Flame, Pink Gods, Clarence, Singed Wings

1923:  The World’s Applause, Bella Donna, Rupert of Hentzau, A Woman of Paris: A Drama of Fate, The Spanish Dancer

1924:  The Marriage Circle, Shadows of Paris, The Marriage Cheat, Broadway After Dark, For Sale, Broken Barriers, Sinners In Silk, Open All Night, The Fast Set, Forbidden Paradise

1925:  A Kiss In The Dark, The Swan, Are Parents People, Lost: A Wife, The King of Main Street

1926:  The Grand Duchess and the Waiter, Fascinating Youth, A Social Celebrity, The Ace of Cads, The Sorrows of Satan

1927:  Blonde or Brunette, Evening Clothes, Service for Ladies, A Gentleman Of Paris, Serenade

1928:  A Night of Mystery, His Tiger Wife, His Private Life

1929:  Marquis Preferred, Fashions in Love

1930:  Mon Gosse de Pere, Amor Audaz, L’Enigmatique Monsieur Parkes, Morocco, New Moon, Soyons Gais

1931:  The Easiest Way, Men Call It Love, The Front PageThe Great Lover, The Parisian, Friends and Lovers, Prestige

1932:  Forbidden, Wives Beware, Bachelor’s Affairs, Blame the Woman, The Night Club Lady, A Farewell To Arms

1933:  The Circus Queen Murder, Morning Glory, The Worst Woman In Paris, Convention City

1934:  Easy To Love, Journal of a Crime, The Trumpet Blows, Little Miss Marker, The Great Flirtation, The Human Side, The Mighty Barnum

1935:  Gold Diggers of 1935, Broadway Gondolier

1936:  The Milky Way, Sing Baby Sing, Wives Never Know, One In A Million

1937:  A Star Is Born, Cafe Metropole, One Hundred Men and a Girl, Stage Door

1938:  The Goldwyn Follies, Letter of Introduction, Thanks For Everything

1939:  King of the Turf, Golden Boy, The Housekeeper’s Daughter, That’s Right You’re Wrong

1940:  Turnabout, A Bill of Divorcement

1941:  Road Show, Father Takes a Wife

1942:  Roxie Hart, Syncopation, You Were Never Lovelier

1943:  Hi Diddle Diddle, Sweet Rosie O’Grady

1944:  Step Lively

1945:  Man Alive

1946:  Heartbeat, The Bachelor’s Daughter

1947:  I’ll Be Yours, Mr. District Attorney, The Hucksters

1948:  State of the Union

1949:  My Dream Is Yours, Dancing In The Dark

1950:  To Please A Lady

1951:  The Tall Target, Across The Wide Missouri

1952:  The Sniper

1953:  Man on a Tightrope

1955:  Timberjack

1956:  The Ambassador’s Daughter, Bundle of Joy

1957:  The Fuzzy Pink Nightgown, Paths of Glory

1958:  I Married A Woman

1960:  Pollyanna


Academy Award Nomination: Best Actor, The Front Page (1930/1931)


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