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Jacques François

Henri Jacques Daniel Paul François (16 May 1920 – 25 November 2003), known as Jacques François was a French actor.[During a sixty-year career (1942–2002) he appeared in more than 120 films and over 30 stage productions. In 1948 he went to Hollywood with a view to playing the lead in Letter from an Unknown Woman (Max Ophüls, 1948) but the part went to Louis Jourdan. After appearing alongside Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers as the playwright Jacques Pierre Barredout in The Barkleys of Broadway (Charles Walters, 1949) he returned to France. François regularly dubbed Gregory Peck into French. During World War II, he served as a captain in the French First Army under General de Lattre. Source: Article "Jacques François" from Wikipedia in english, licensed under CC-BY-SA 3.0.


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Born:
May 16, 1920 In Paris, France
Movie/TV Credits:
64
First Appeared:
In the movie The Barkleys of Broadway 1949-01-01
Latest Project:
Movie The King Is Dancing 2000-12-06
Known For
Poster of The Gendarme and the Gendarmettes
Poster of Il est important d'être aimé
Poster of The Mad Adventures of Rabbi Jacob
Poster of The Day of the Jackal
Filmography
Movie The King Is Dancing Cambefort 2000-12-06
Movie Actors Himself 2000-04-05
Movie The Visitors II: The Corridors of Time Le mari de Gisèle 1998-02-11
Movie North Star Colonel Henry Johnson 1996-01-03
Movie My Man 2e client 1996-01-31
Movie George et Margaret Malcolm Smith 1993-06-19
Series Les grands airs de Tebaldo (Voice) 1992-01-01
Movie My Wife's Girlfriends Gilbert Thonon 1992-11-04
Movie Les danseurs du Mozambique Theodore 1992-06-11
Movie Operation Corned Beef le Général Masse 1991-02-05
Movie Robinson and company Robinson (Voice) 1991-05-24
Movie Les gens ne sont pas forcément ignobles Louis 1991-06-15
Series Stars 90 self 1990-09-03
Series Palace Félix, le maître d'hôtel 1988-10-29
Movie Sauve-toi, Lola 1986-09-03
Movie Twist Again in Moscow Maréchal Bassounov 1986-10-22
Movie Liberté, égalité, choucroute Necker 1985-04-30
Movie The Blood of Others Colonel Catelas 1984-05-02
Movie Le tueur triste Notaire 1984-12-21
Movie The African Le docteur Patterson 1983-10-22
Movie Gramps Is in the Resistance Jacques de Frémontel 1983-10-26
Movie Mille milliards de dollars Fred Great 1982-02-09
Movie Tête à claques acteur 1982-02-17
Movie Bankers Also Have Souls Jacques Loriol 1982-03-24
Movie The Gendarme and the Gendarmettes Colonel 1982-10-03
Movie Santa Claus Is a Stinker Le Pharmacien 1982-08-25
Movie Il est important d'être aimé Jack Worthing 1981-02-06
Movie On n'est pas des anges... elles non plus Jacques Loriol 1981-04-01
Series Pause-café Le proviseur 1981-08-22
Movie Shut Up When You Speak! Diafoirus 1981-09-02
Movie The Gendarme and the Creatures from Outer Space der Oberst 1979-01-31
Movie Seven Days in January Don Thomas 1979-03-28
Movie I've Got You, You've Got Me by the Chin Hairs Aurélien Brucheloir 1979-04-04
Movie Cause Always... I'm Interested in You Daniel Granier 1979-04-18
Movie Le greluchon délicat Unknown 1978-03-04
Movie Too Shy to Try Mr. Henri 1978-01-01
Movie The Discord Le préfet 1978-03-16
Movie Sorcerer Lefevre 1977-06-24
Movie Chi dice donna, dice donna Charles 1976-02-11
Movie The Toy Blénac 1976-12-08
Movie Special Section Maurice Gabolde 1975-04-23
Movie Cat and Mouse le Préfet de police 1975-09-03
Movie Chinese In Paris Hervé Sainfous de Montaubert 1974-02-28
Movie Antoine and Sebastian Unknown 1974-01-16
Movie Moi y'en a vouloir des sous Delfan 1973-02-01
Movie December Serge de la Prévoteraie 1973-01-02
Movie The Day of the Jackal Pascal 1973-05-15
Movie The Mad Adventures of Rabbi Jacob General 1973-10-17
Movie Everybody He Is Nice, Everybody He Is Beautiful Plantier 1972-05-05
Movie The Assassination Lestienne - le chef des services secrets français 1972-10-11
Series La Brigade des maléfices L'inspecteur principal 1971-08-02
Movie Earth Light Elstir, l'éditeur 1970-11-18
Movie To Paris with Love Victor de Colville 1955-01-01
Movie The Grand Maneuver Rodolphe Chartier 1955-10-25
Movie Royal Affairs in Versailles le duc de Saint-Simon 1954-02-10
Movie At the Order of the Czar Franz Liszt 1954-06-18
Movie South of Algiers Jacques Farnod 1953-03-17
Movie The Three Musketeers Aramis 1953-10-07
Movie Le Père de Mademoiselle Michel Leclair 1953-07-16
Movie Edward and Caroline Alain Beauchamp 1951-04-06
Movie Encore Pierre, French Steward 1951-06-11
Movie Adhémar ou le jouet de la fatalité Le valet 1951-09-14
Movie Pact with the Devil Andrea Mola 1950-01-11
Movie The Barkleys of Broadway Jacques Barredout 1949-01-01