Francis Pierlot

Francis Pierlot

1875 - 1955

The actor Francis Pierlot began his career at the theater before he made a first side-jump to the film business in 1914 with "The Path Forbidden" (14).

But this should remain a one-time trip to this métier for a long time, afterwards he concentrated again to the theater. 

He made a brief comeback in front of the camera at the beginning of the 30s when he took part in the productions "Let's Elope!" (30) and "Night Angel" (31).

But afterwards followed a longer interruption again before he became a constant movie actor at the age of 64. From 1940 he impersonated frequently support roles. 

In spite of his late entrance into the film business he appeared in numerous movies, among them "Always a Bride" (40), "The Trial of Mary Dugan" (41), "Public Enemies" (41), "Yankee Doodle Dandy" (42), "Henry Aldrich, Editor" (42), "Mission to Moscow" (43), "Madame Curie" (43), "Uncertain Glory" (44), "The Adventures of Mark Twain" (44), "Bewitched" (45), "Yolanda and the Thief" (45), "Dragonwyck" (46), "The Trespasser" (47), "State of the Union" (48), "The Babe Ruth Story" (48), "That Lady in Ermine" (48), "The Accused" (49) and "My Friend Irma" (49).

Francis Pierlot continued his film career till to his death, among others he acted in the 50s in well-known movies like "The Flame and the Arrow" (50), "Cyrano de Bergerac" (50), "The Prisoner of Zenda" (52), "The Robe" (53) and an episode of the TV serial "The Halls of Ivy: The Umbrella Man" (55).

Other movies with Francis Pierlot:
Escape to Glory (40) The Captain Is a Lady (40) Strike Up the Band (40) Victory (40) Know for Sure (41) Barnacle Bill (41) Cracked Nuts (41) International Lady (41) Rise and Shine (41) Remember the Day (41) A Gentleman at Heart (42) Just Off Broadway (42) Night Monster (42) My Heart Belongs to Daddy (42) Edge of Darkness (43) Stage Door Canteen (43) You're a Lucky Fellow, Mr. Smith (43) Mystery Broadcast (43) Bathing Beauty (44) The Hairy Ape (44) The Doughgirls (44) The Very Thought of You (44) Grissly's Millions (45) Roughly Speaking (45) A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (45) Oh, Susanne! (45) The Horn Blows at Midnight (45) I Live in Grosvener Square (45) The Hidden Eye (45) Our Vines Have Tender Grapes (45) Hit the Hay (45) Life with Blondie (45) How Dooooo You Do!!! (45) Fear (46) The Catman of Paris (46) The Walls Came Tumbling Down (46) Two Guys from Milwaukee (46) G.I. War Brides (46) Crime Doctor's Man Hunt (46) The Strange Woman (46) The Show-Off (46) Cigarette Girl (47) The Late George Apley (47) Philo Vance's Gamble (47) Moss Rose (47) Second Chance (47) Song of Love (47) The Senator Was Indiscreet (47) Mr. Reckless (48) I, Jane Doe (48) The Dude Goes West (48) A Date with Judy (48) Beyond Glory (48) The Loves of Carmen (48) That Wonderful Urge (48) Chicken Every Sunday (49) Bad Boy (49) Take One False Step (49) Undertow (49) Copper Canyon (50) The Lemon Drop Kid (51) That's My Boy (51) Savage Drums (51) Anne of the Indies (51) The Man with a Cloak (51) Hold That Line (52) Hoodlum Empire (52) Serie "Four Star Playhouse: The Man Who Walked out on Himself" (53) It Happens Every Thursday (53) Serie "Lux Video Theatre: A Bouquet for Millie" (53) Serie "The Lone Wolf: The Newhall Story (a.k.a. Phoenix-Newhall)" (53)