1880 - 1952
The actor Léon Belières began his acting career at the theater with the play "L'Escapade" by Georges Berr in 1904.
It followed other successful engagements in the next years which cemented his position as a stage actor.
He already gained a foothold at the film business in 1911 and he made his screen debut in 1911 in "Max et sa belle-mère" (11) at the side of the legendary French star comedian Max Linder.
In the next years he took part in the productions "La Bohème" (12) directed by and with Paul Capellani - in this movie Léon Belières impersonated the role of Schaunard - the tetralogy "Les misérables" (13) directed by Paul Capellani with Henry Krauss as Jean Valjean and finally "Le fils de Lagardère" (13), in which he played Hilouin.
It followed a longer cinematical interruption, only in 1926 he continued his film career and he acted in "Le Bouif errant" (26) and "Figaro" (29).
Léon Belière became a demanded support actor in the sound
film era of the 30s and he took part in numerous movies.
His last cinematical works came in the 40s and 50s into being, among
them "Dernière aventure" (42), "Le soleil de minuit" (43), "La dame
du haut le bois" (47), "Le comédien" (48), "Millionnaired d'un jour"
(49) and "Ils sont dans les vignes" (52).
Other movies with Léon Belières: