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Alain Cuny

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Alain Cuny (12 July 1908 – 16 May 1994) was a French actor. He was born René Xavier Marie in Saint-Malo, Brittany, and studied medicine for a while before entering the film industry as a costume and set designer. Cuny started acting in the 1930s. Among his most notable films are Les Visiteurs du soir (1942), by Marcel Carné; Les Amants (The Lovers 1958); La dolce vita (1960) and Satyricon (1969), the later two directed by Federico Fellini. During his life, he befriended women such as Hafida Elalama, and many other models and actresses Later in his career he had a role in the softcore porn film Emmanuelle (1974). Also in 1974 he played Sitting Bull in the absurdist western Don't Touch the White Woman!. One of his last roles was in Camille Claudel (1988) as Louis-Prosper Claudel, father of the film's heroine. Cuny worked in both France and Italy, and died in 1994 in Paris. Description above from the Wikipedia article Alain Cuny, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Jul 12, 1908 In Saint-Malo, France
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie My Crimes After Mein Kampf 1940-03-09
Latest Project:
Movie Un film sur Georges Perec 2022
Known For
Poster of E il Casanova di Fellini?
Poster of Fellini Satyricon
Poster of La Dolce Vita
Poster of The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Movie Un film sur Georges Perec himself 2022
Movie Fellini: I'm a Born Liar Self (archive footage) (uncredited) 2003-04-02
Movie Histoire(s) du Cinéma: The Coin of the Absolute Himself 1998-11-01
Movie Dear Antonioni Self 1995-01-01
Movie The Return of Casanova Unknown 1992-05-12
Movie The Annunciation of Marie Anne Vercors 1991-12-18
Movie Les chevaliers de la table ronde Unknown 1990-11-07
Movie Camille Claudel Louis-Prosper Claudel 1988-12-07
Movie La coscienza di Zeno Alfio Cosini sr. 1988-04-14
Movie The Distant Land Aigner 1987-01-01
Movie Lucky Ravi Plantation Owner 1987-05-16
Movie Chronicle of a Death Foretold El Viudo Xius 1987-05-07
Movie Detective Old Mafioso 1985-05-10
Movie Fellini nel cestino Sé stesso 1983-01-01
Movie The Basileus Quartet Mario Cantone 1983-01-30
Movie Time Masters Xul (voice) 1982-03-24
Series Deuil en 24 heures Le colonel Carvin 1982-10-09
Movie Christ Stopped at Eboli Il Barone Rotundo 1979-02-23
Series Le Journal Wilchaint 1979-11-23
Movie Roberte La voix du pur esprit 1979-03-14
Movie The Song of Roland Turpin/der Mönch 1978-10-04
Movie Illustrious Corpses Judge Rasto 1976-02-12
Movie I prosseneti Il conte Davide 1976-04-28
Movie Irene, Irene Guido 1975-06-02
Movie Two in the Amsterdam Rain Unknown 1975-03-20
Movie E il Casanova di Fellini? Self 1975-05-06
Movie Don't Touch the White Woman! Sitting Bull 1974-01-23
Movie Antigone Le Coryphée 1974-12-21
Movie Emmanuelle Mario 1974-06-25
Movie La divine comédie Virgile 1973-01-01
Movie La rosa rossa Count Paolo Balzeri 1973-07-01
Movie Valparaiso, Valparaiso Balthazar Lamarck-Caulaincourt 1973-03-31
Movie The Audience teologa Belga 1972-01-01
Movie The Master and Margaret Profesor Woland & Satana 1972-07-15
Series Samedi soir self 1971-01-09
Movie La grande scrofa nera Il Padre di Enrico 1971-04-13
Movie Many Wars Ago Gen. Leone 1970-09-16
Movie Ciao, Federico! Self (uncredited) 1970-10-28
Movie The Milky Way Man with cape 1969-03-15
Movie Fellini Satyricon Lica 1969-09-18
Movie Mission of Fear Jean de Brébeuf 1965-05-20
Movie Corruption Leonardo Mattioli 1963-11-22
Movie Banana Peel Hervé Bontemps 1963-01-18
Movie La croix des vivants baron von Eggerth 1962-07-25
Movie Scano Boa Cavarzan 1961-01-09
Movie La Dolce Vita Steiner 1960-02-05
Movie The Lovers Henri Tournier 1958-11-05
Series Cinépanorama Self 1956-02-04
Movie The Hunchback of Notre Dame Claude Frollo 1956-12-19
Movie The Lady Without Camelias Lodi 1953-02-27
Movie Les crimes de l'amour Unknown 1953-01-02
Movie Mina de Vanghel Unknown 1953-03-06
Movie The Solitary Conquerors Unknown 1952-01-15
Movie Anita Garibaldi Unknown 1952-08-14
Movie The Forbidden Christ Antonio 1951-06-08
Movie The Phantom Baron Hervé 1943-06-16
Movie Les Visiteurs du soir Gilles 1942-12-05
Movie Madame Sans-Gêne Roustan 1941-10-07
Movie My Crimes After Mein Kampf Marinus van der Lubbe (l'incendiaire du Reichstag) 1940-03-09