During the period of his nearly five-decade career, this French actor appeared in near a hundred and fifty French and American movies. His credits are the 1945 edition of Cyrano de Bergerac; the 1953 Bing Crosby film Little Boy Dropped; as well as the 1966 actions film Grand Prix. In 1930, he offered voice acting function for any stop-motion cartoon film entitled Le Roman de Renard (The Story from the Fox). His dad, poet Maurice Étienne Legrand (better known by his pencil name of Franc-Nohain), published the libretto for an opera by composer Maurice Ravel. His relationship to American display celebrity Norma Eberhardt lasted from 1955 until his loss of life in 1978. He and Eberhardt experienced residences in NY, NJ, California, and Paris, France. He made an appearance with Doris Day time in the 1952 American film musical Apr in Paris.