Guillaume de Sax was born Guilaume Henry Robert de Segur Lamoignon on December 23, 1889 in Paris, Île-de-France, France. The son of Count Louis de Segur Lamoignon, a cavalry officer and president of the Sleeping Car Company and grandson of Edgar de Segur Lamoignon he married the actress Cécile Sorel [1873-1966]. Guillaume appeared in over 25 films from 1937-1946. He’s best remembered for his appearances in “Carnival of Sinners” (1943), “Sins of Youth” (1941) and “Blood Red Rose” (1939). His only Euro-western was “Ernest the Rebel” (1938) in the role of Gringue.
Guillaume died on November 6, 1945 in Paris, France. He was only 55.
Today we remember Guillaume de Sax on what would have been his 125th birthday.