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Alain Mottet

Alain Mottet (30 December 1928 in Lyon, France – 31 October 2017 in Paris, France) was a French actor. Alain Mottet appeared in dozens of films, often in secondary roles. He appeared in three films with José Giovanni. In 1965, he played the main role in L'Affaire de la malle à Gouffé. In 1969, in L'Armée des ombres, he was responsible for the prison camp where Lino Ventura, alias Philippe Gerbier, was imprisoned. For television, he played Flambart, the police officer who chased Eugène François Vidocq relentlessly, played by Bernard Noël in the TV series Vidocq in 1967. He regularly worked with director Abder Isker including on several episodes of Au théâtre ce soir. One of his most notable TV roles was as Shazénian in the fairytale Shéhérazade, shown at the end of 1971: on a flying horse, he walks with Claude Jade into the night sky. In parallel to his screen career, he also continued to work on stage, most notably in plays by Jean Le Poulain, Roger Planchon, André Barsacq and Georges Wilson. He was part of the cast of the Comédie-Française from 1986 to 1988. Married to Françoise Hirsch (1930-2017), until his death on 31 October 2017, he is the father of Christine Mottet and actor and musician Pierre Mottet. Source: Article "Alain Mottet" from Wikipedia in english, licensed under CC-BY-SA 3.0.

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Dec 30, 1928 In Lyon, France
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Fire Within 1963-10-15
Latest Project:
Movie L'appel du 18 juin 2010-06-08
Known For
Poster of Miam-miam ou le Dîner d'affaires
Poster of Le dialogue dans le marécage
Poster of The Pariah
Poster of Les Misérables
Movie L'appel du 18 juin Maréchal Pétain 2010-06-08
Movie Mata Hari, la vraie histoire Me Clunet 2003-11-08
Movie My New Partner II Le préfet 1990-02-07
Series Le Grand Secret Hamblain 1989-01-06
Movie Un dimanche de flic Director 1983-10-31
Movie Le curé de Tours M. de Bourbonne 1980-01-01
Movie Question of Love L'avocat général 1978-10-18
Movie Miam-miam ou le Dîner d'affaires Simon Jaumier 1978-09-08
Movie The Night of Saint-Germain-des-Prés Marc Ovet 1977-06-01
Movie Murder on Demand Unknown 1977-06-22
Movie The Good and the Bad le commissaire Blanchot 1976-01-21
Movie La main enchantée Maître Chevassut 1974-10-05
Movie Madame Sans-Gêne Fouché 1974-12-24
Movie Le dialogue dans le marécage Sire Laurent 1973-07-31
Series Les Misérables Thénardier 1972-09-21
Movie The Pariah Ficelle 1972-12-12
Movie Un aller simple Unknown 1971-05-26
Movie Shéhérazade Shazénian 1971-12-30
Movie Last Known Address Frank Lambert, Leonetti's colleague and friend 1970-04-30
Movie La Mort de Danton Unknown 1970-06-01
Movie Army of Shadows Camp Commander 1969-09-10
Series Vidocq Inspecteur Flambart 1967-01-07
Series Belphegor, or Phantom of the Louvre Delma 1965-03-06
Movie The Black Indies James Starr 1964-12-25
Movie The Fire Within Urcel 1963-10-15