Ernest Alexandre Honoré Coquelin
Ernest Alexandre Honoré Coquelin (16 May 1848 – 8 February 1909) was a French actor. Also called Coquelin Cadet, to distinguish him from his brother, he was born at Boulogne, and entered the Conservatoire in 1864.
He played a great many parts, in both the classic and the modern repertoire, and also had much success in reciting monologues of his own composition. He wrote Le Livre des convalescents (1880), Le Monologue moderne (1881), Fairiboles (1882), Le Rire (1887), Pirouettes (1888).
He died within days of his famous older brother Constant.
- This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Coquelin, Benoît Constant". Encyclopædia Britannica 7 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 129.
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