Demazis, Orane

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Demazis, Orane Gender: F
Henriette Marie Louise Burgart
born on 4 September 1894 at 05:00 (= 05:00 AM )
Place Oran, Algeria, 35n43, 0w43
Timezone PMT m2e2015 (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 11°37' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 08°32 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 01°16'

Orane Demazis (1939 photo, studio Harcourt)


French theatre and film actress who formed her stage name after her birthplace of Oran and Mazis, a nearby town. Upon graduating in 1922, she joined the Théâtre de l'Atelier cast directed by Charles Dullin. Between 1922 and 1926, she starred in Carmosine by Alfred de Musset, L'Occasion by Prosper Mérimée, Chacun sa vérité by Pirandello, Petite Lumière et l'Ourse and Huon de Bordeaux by Alexandre Arnoux, and Voulez-vous jouer avec moâ ? by Marcel Achard.

Her encounter with Marcel Pagnol in 1923 marked a turning point in her career, he created some of her most famous roles and in 1933 they had a son, Jean-Pierre Burgart. In 1926, he hired her to act in his play Jazz before creating for her the role of Fanny in Marius (1929) then Fanny (1931), and Caesar (1936).

Orane Demazis died on 25 December 1991 at age 97 in Boulogne-Billancourt, France.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • spousal equivalent relationship with Pagnol, Marcel (born 28 February 1895). Notes: 1925-1938


  • Family : Change in family responsibilities 10 September 1933 (Birth of son, Jean-Pierre, with Marcel Pagnol)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate (no. 1753). English Wikipedia has 1904 in error.


  • Family : Relationship : Mate - Noted (Marcel Pagnol, 1925-1938)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (One son)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 97)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress (Film and stage)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Comedy