"The Paradine Case"

February 16, 2015 2:49 AM

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"The Paradine Case"

The handsome French actor who starred in such Hollywood classics as "Gigi," "Three Coins in the Fountain" and "Can-Can," and who played a villain in the James Bond thriller "Octopussy," died Saturday, February 14, 2015, at his Beverly Hills home. He was 93.

Louis Gendre was born June 19, 1921, in Marseilles, France, changing his name once he became an actor. He studied drama in Paris, and made his first film appearance in "Le Corsaire," (1938) costarring Charles Boyer.

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