Louis Mercier was born Louis Gabriel Mercier March 7, 1901 in Algiers and he died March 25, 1993 in Pasadena California.

He arrived in America in 1922 and starting shooting in 1926. He married a nurse named Helen Doran in 1931.
He also appeared in The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle as a singer but his voice was dubbed by French singer Jean Sablon who thought the part was too short for him. (Snow White’s model Marge Belcher also makes an appearance in the film).

He worked until 1977 and even crossed path with Alfred Hitchcock twice in The Man Who Knew Too Much and To Catch A Thief. He had bigger parts in Sahara as a soldier or Bulldog Drummond’s Bride (where he played with Adrienne D’Ambricourt) as the mayor.

He was 37 years old when his voice was recorded for Snow White. He probably shifted his very low natural pitch, but I think I recognize his voice when Bashful speaks.

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