Cimetière du Père Lachaise Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Jean Weber, full name Jean-Édouard-Constant Weber, was a French actor born on January 25, 1906 in Paris 9th. He became part of the the Comédie-Française in 1925 and was a member from 1932 to 1949.
During the post-WWII period, the French theatre was dominated by Jean Cocteau's circle, including the stage designer Christian Bérard and the actor Jean Marais; the bisexual Gérard Philipe was everyone's favorite leading man. The foremost members of the Comedic Francaise, such as Jean Weber and Jacques Charon, were familiar faces at gay salons.
Weber died on October 13, 1995 in Neuilly-sur-Seine (Hauts-de-Seine).
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