Charles Boyer was a French actor who appeared in more than 80 films
between 1920 and 1976. After receiving an education in drama, Boyer
started on the stage, but he found great success in movies during the
1930s. His memorable performances were among the era’s most highly
praised romantic dramas, Algiers (1938) and Love Affair (1939). Another
famous role was in the 1944 mystery-thriller Gaslight. He received four
Academy Award nominations for Best Actor.