Dux, Pierre

BORN 21 Oct 1908, Paris - DIED 1 Dec 1990, Paris
BIRTH NAME Martin, Alex
GRAVE LOCATION Paris: Cimetière de Montmartre, 20 Avenue Rachel (division 33)

Pierre Dux was the son of an unknown father as 'Pierre Alexandre Martin'. His mother was Émilienne Dux, but he wasn't recognised and only in 1962 he was albe to use the name Dux.

In 1929 he debuted at the Comédie-Française as Figaro in "Babier de Séville". He was a sociétaire there from 1935 to 1945. Together with Fernand Ledoux and Alfred, in 1938 he started a theatre class in a studio at the Théâtre Pigalle. In 1943 he played in the premiere of "Le Soulier de satin" by Paul Claudel. From 1932 to 1990 he appeared in many movies.

From 1948 to 1952 he managed the Théâtre de Paris together with Marcel Karsentsy. From 1953 to 1956 he was a professor at the Conservatoire in Paris. Jean Belmondo was one of his students. From 1971 to 1979 he was the manager of the Théâtre de l'Odéon. He was elected into the Académie des beaux-arts in 1978.

• Mother: Dux, Émilienne
• Wife: Bessy, Francine (1950-1990)


The grave of Émilenne Dux and Pierre Dux at the Montmartre Cimetière, Paris.
Picture by Androom (05 Nov 2017)


Wikipedia (FR): https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pierre_Dux

Dvorak, Antonin

Published: 29 Sep 2019
Last update: 29 Sep 2019