French actor/singer/entertainer Maurice Chevalier was born today 9-12 in 1888. Some of his best remembered movies included Gigi, Love in the Afternoon, Fanny and CanCan. He passed in 1972.

French actor/singer/entertainer, Maurice Chevalier was born September Some of his best remembered movies included Gigi, Love in the Afternoon, Fanny and CanCan. He passed in "Such a charming and classy man!

Maurice CHEVALIER (1888-1972) * AFI Top Actor nominee. When performing in English, he always put on a heavy French accent, although his normal spoken English was quite fluent and sounded more American. Photo 1959.

Maurice Chevalier- French actor and singer best known for the movies "Fanny" and "Gigi" and the song, "Thank Heaven For Little Girls", He died on Jan 1972 at the age of 83

Al Hirschfeld ~ Angie Dickinson and Maurice Chevalier in "Jessica"

Al Hirschfeld ~ Angie Dickinson and Maurice Chevalier in "Jessica"

Maurice Chevalier (1888-1972) - French actor, singer and entertainer. He is perhaps best known for his signature songs,

Maurice Chevalier - French actor, singer and entertainer. He is perhaps best known for his signature songs,

The Merry Widow Soundtrack - 1934: Jeanette MacDonald & Maurice Chevalier

The Merry Widow Soundtrack - 1934: Jeanette MacDonald & Maurice Chevalier

'maurice chevalier' by al hirschfeld

'maurice chevalier' by al hirschfeld

Marilyn Monroe photographed on the set of "Some Like It Hot", 1958.

Marilyn Monroe photographed on the set of "Some Like It Hot", with visitor Maurice Chevalier (left) and film's director Billy Wilder.

Maurice Chevalier - Paris Sera Toujours Paris

A personal homage to the French Chansonnier Maurice chevalier - It all started on a ship, back in when I saw "In Search of the Castaways" .

Jeanette MacDonald & Maurice Chevalier

Jeanette MacDonald & Maurice Chevalier, my fave movie pair

Audrey Hepburn with Maurice Chevalier in a Givenchy Boutique Paris 1956 sailor style dress of crepe de Chine in navy blue, collar in white pique with detail of a ribbon of satin in navy blue; Hermes belt and Mancini shoes.

Audrey Hepburn with Maurice Chevalier in a Givenchy Boutique Paris 1956 sailor style dress of crepe de Chine in navy blue, collar in white pique with detail of a ribbon of satin in navy blue; Hermes belt and Mancini shoes.

24" papier-mâché Maurice Chevalier portrait doll, based on the likeness of the French actor and cabaret singer, France, 1930-35, maker unknown.

24" papier-mâché Maurice Chevalier portrait doll, based on the likeness of the French actor and cabaret singer, France, 1930-35, maker unknown.

Maurice Chevalier signature song "Thank Heaven For Little Girls" , will never forget his accent & smile

He is best remembered for his trademark straw boater hat and cane, and for his songs, "Louise," and "Thank Heavens for Little Girls.

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