Character actor, Victor Francen, was born Victor Franssen on Aug 5, 1888 in Tirlemont, Belgium. Francen died at the age of 89 on Nov 18, 1977 in Aix-en-Provence, Bouches-du-Rhône .
Suave Belgian actor, Victor Francen, filmed extensively in France before World War II, then fled to Hollywood where he settled in happily at Warners, playing cunning charmers, often effete millionaires with cigarette holder and silk dressing gown. He was at his best in the mid-1940s.(Source: available at Amazon Quinlan's Illustrated Dictionary of Film Character Actors).
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