1897 - 1994
The actress Germaine Rouer attended the conservatory for dramatic art and passed it with distinction in 1919 in the categories comedy and tragedy.
Afterwards she got an engagement at the Odéon theater where she only appeared for a brief time. Instead of it she changed to the theater de la Porte Saint-Martin and later at the Rennaissance where she played on international tours.
She already made her film debut at the age of 13 with "Les deux orphelines"
(10), it followed the movies "Les vampires" (15) and "Perdue" (19).
But even in the years of her cinematical works the theater always hold
a higher importance in her career.
But Germanie Rouer was also busy in front of the camera in the early talkies. To these movies belong "Au bonheur des dames" (30), "Roger la Honte" (33), "La pocharde" (36), "Liberté" (37) and "La femme du bout du monde" (37).
It followed a longer interruption before she continued her film career
after the war with "Le dolmen tragique" (48), "L'enfant des neiges" (51)
and Sacha Guitry's "Si Versailles m'était conté" (54).
Other movies with Germaine Rouer: