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Maurice Escande

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Biography

Paris, France
The name of Maurice Escande is inextricably linked to the Comédie-Française, the oldest and most illustrious theatre company of France. He indeed belonged to the troupe - with only a few interruptions - from 1918 to 1970, rose through the ranks from "pensionnaire" (paid actor) to "sociétaire" (regular member) to chief administrator between 1960 and 1970. Born on 4-11-1892, he is still a teen when he decides to become an actor. A play seen at the Odeon is the revelation of his vocation. Read more...

Actor

Character: Le seigneur du village

La Marseillaise 1938

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Character: Le comte de Neipperg

Madame Sans-Gêne 1941

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Character: Le baron de Grimm

Si Paris nous était conté 1956

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