Adolphe Menjou Biography
Birthday: February 18, 1890 (Aquarius)
Born In: PPittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Adolphe Menjou was an American actor. Known as an archetypal Frenchman, he is remembered as one of the best-dressed men in Hollywood. Adolphe’s career traversed from the silent era to that of the talkies, and he showcased his versatility by playing both heroic and villainous characters with equal ease. He was blessed with one of the most expressive faces in the industry, framed with a perfectly groomed mustache that he grew at 21. His looks had a significant role in his stardom. Born to a French hotelier, Adolphe was supposed to join his family business, but his passion for acting beckoned, and he ended up becoming one of the superstars of the silent-film era. After delivering numerous performances in silent films, Adolphe surprised the audience with his command over languages when he starred in talkies. He had a brief stint on TV and also worked as a radio presenter. Adolphe had been married thrice and had adopted a son with his third wife.