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Maurice Chevalier

Maurice ChevalierAKA Maurice Auguste Chevalier

Born: 12-Sep-1888
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1-Jan-1972
Location of death: Paris, France
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Cimetière de Marnes la Coquette, Hauts de Seine, France

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Bisexual [1]
Occupation: Actor, Singer

Nationality: France
Executive summary: Love Me Tonight

Military service: French Army (WWI, P.O.W.)


[1] Longtime lover of singer Felix Paquet. See also Darwin Porter, Katharine the Great: (1907-1950) Secrets of a Lifetime... Revealed (2004), page 186. "An aggressively open homosexual, [Anderson] Lawler also wanted to fill Kate [Hepburn] in on the gay gossip about [Charles] Boyer. 'His friend, Maurice Chevalier, has the hots for him. I heard that from the mouth of Kay Francis herself. She claims that Chevalier is lousy in bed, and always attacks homosexuals so as to throw suspicion from himself." Anderson Lawler was an actor, and Gary Cooper's lover.

Wife: Yvonne Vallee (m. 1927, div. several years later)
Boyfriend: Felix Paquet (his "valet")

    Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
    Paramount Pictures
    Shot: Battle
    Shrapnel Injury
    Taken Prisoner of War Alten Grabow (1914-16)
    Risk Factors: Depression

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Monkeys, Go Home! (2-Feb-1967)
    I'd Rather Be Rich (26-Aug-1964)
    Panic Button (Apr-1964)
    A New Kind of Love (30-Oct-1963) · Himself
    In Search of the Castaways (19-Dec-1962)
    Jessica (19-Apr-1962) · Fr. Antonio
    Fanny (28-Jun-1961)
    Pepe (21-Dec-1960) · Himself
    A Breath of Scandal (16-Dec-1960)
    Can-Can (9-Mar-1960) · Paul Barriere
    Black Tights (1960) · Narrator [VOICE]
    Count Your Blessings (23-Apr-1959) · Duc de St. Cloud
    Gigi (15-May-1958) · Honoré Lachaille
    Love in the Afternoon (30-Jun-1957) · Claude Chavasse
    Man About Town (21-May-1947)
    Pièges (1939)
    Folies Bergère (22-Feb-1935)
    The Merry Widow (11-Oct-1934) · Danilo
    Love Me Tonight (13-Aug-1932) · Maurice Courtelin
    One Hour With You (22-Mar-1932) · Dr. Andre Bertier
    The Smiling Lieutenant (10-Jul-1931) · Niki
    The Big Pond (3-May-1930) · Pierre Mirande
    Paramount on Parade (22-Apr-1930) · Himself
    The Love Parade (19-Nov-1929) · Count Alfred Renard


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