Famous Theater Actors from France

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List of famous theater actors and actresses from , listed alphabetically with photos when available. has given birth to some great theater actors and actresses over the years, many of who have gone on to star in comedies, dramas and more. These are some of the best theater actors in the history of the world, so if you're a native of and an aspiring theater actor/actress then these are people you should look up to.

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Caroline Lagerfelt is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Theater Actors from France
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Caroline Eugenie "Carolyn" Lagerfelt is a French-born stage, film, and television actress of Swedish descent, long based in the United States. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Paris, France

Country of nationality: France

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Christopher Reeve is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Theater Actors from France
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Christopher D'Olier Reeve was an American actor, film director, producer, screenwriter, author, and activist. He achieved stardom for his acting achievements, in particular his motion picture portrayal of the comic book superhero Superman. On May 27, 1995, Reeve became a quadriplegic after being thrown from a horse during an equestrian competition in Culpeper, Virginia. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Country of nationality: United States of America

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Charles Boyer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Theater Actors from France
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Charles Boyer was a French actor who appeared in more than 80 films between 1920 and 1976. After receiving an education in drama, Boyer started on the stage, but he found his success in American movies during the 1930s. His memorable performances were among the era's most highly praised, in romantic dramas such as The Garden of Allah, Algiers, and Love Affair. Another famous role was in the 1944 mystery-thriller Gaslight. He received four Academy Award nominations for Best Actor. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Figeac, France

Country of nationality: United States of America, France

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China Forbes is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Theater Actors from France
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China Forbes is an American singer and songwriter, best known as the lead singer of Pink Martini. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Country of nationality: France, United States of America

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