Champagne, Pierre

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Champagne, Pierre Gender: M
Pierre Williams Champagne
born on 17 April 1894 at 00:25 (= 12:25 AM )
Place Paris Arrondissement 1, France, 48n5136, 2e2031
Timezone LST m2e20 (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Mandl
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 26°58' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 18°39 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 01°29'


French actor and assistant director.

At 21, he starred in the short film "Le Faux Père" by Camille de Morlhon. He was a close friend of Jean Renoir who chose him as an actor in his first four feature films. He played the snobby Hector de la Faloise in "Nana," then a taxi driver in "Marquitta."

A fervent car enthusiast, he accidentally killed himself in 1927 while at the wheel of his Bugatti Brescia, in Fontainebleau, when his car slipped on an oil stain. Jean Renoir, a passenger in the car, escaped unharmed.

Link to Wikipedia biography (French)


  • friend relationship with Renoir, Jean (born 15 September 1894)


  • Death by Accident 1927

Source Notes

Birth certificate quoted in Michaël Mandl's CINÉMA MUET collection.


  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Director