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Pierre Richard-Willm

Full name: Pierre Richard-Willm
Original name: Alexandre Pierre Richard
Gender: Male
Born: November 3, 1895 in Bayonne, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France
Died: April 12, 1983 in Paris, Paris, France
Country: FRA France
Sport: Art Competitions


Pierre Richard-Willm, born as Alexandre Pierre Richard, who was raised by his maternal grandmother, was best known as a French actor. He studied at the École des Beaux-Arts in Nantes between 1913 and 1914 sculpture and had to join the Army in 1916 for World War I. After the war he became a sculptor, and in 1921 started his acting career at first on stage, and then in the movies. From 1925 on he worked at the Odeon in Paris in plays like La dame aux camellias. He became a popular actor, often a young premier, in 40 films during the 1930s and the first half of the 1940s. He then had his most famous role, as Edmond Dantès in The Count of Monte Christo. In 1975 he wrote his memoires Loin des Étoiles.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 28 Paris Art Competitions Mixed Sculpturing France FRA AC

Mixed Sculpturing

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1924 Summer 28 Paris Art Competitions France Final Standings AC A Group of Sculptures on Rugby and Skating
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