Henri Rollan (Henri Martine)

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Paris, France
Passionate about theater to his very last day, Henri Rollan appeared in forty-odd movies, a career spanning six decades. He was one of the first few thespians to accept to play in moving pictures, as early as 1910, whereas most of his fellow actors regarded this new medium as definitely lowbrow. Fortunately for the spectators, a pocketful of repertory performers such as Le Bargy, Henri Rollan or the great Sarah Bernhardt saw no shame in bringing culture to a popular public that never went to the theatre, quite the opposite. Nevertheless, Henri Rollan did not grace many classics with his presence. Read more...


Character: Le Président du Conseil Emile Duchamp

Les aventures d'Arsène Lupin 1957

Character: Le maréchal d'Estrée

Fan-Fan the Tulip 1952

Character: Le comte d'Etioles

Barbe-Bleue 1951