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François-Alexandre Galepides, known by the stage name Moustache, was a French actor and jazz drummer of Greek descent. He was born 14 February 1929 in Paris and died 25 March 1987 in Arpajon in a car accident. In 1948 he joined Lorient, the orchestra of Claude Luter, as a drummer, playing in clubs of Saint-Germain-des-Prés. He also regularly accompanied Sidney Bechet in France. From 1950, he led his own bands (Les sept complices and Les gros minets). With the group Moustache et ses Moustachus, from 1956, he recorded, as a drummer and singer, several rock'n'roll novelty songs (e.g. "Le Croque-Skull-Creux", on a text by Boris Vian). In 1978, he formed the group Les petits Français (including Marcel Zanini, Michel Attenoux and François Guin), which recorded, among other things, jazz pieces by Georges Brassens. In parallel, Moustache had a career as a restaurateur (the restaurant Moustache, Avenue Duquesne Paris), head of clubs (in the 1960s, The Bilboquet and in 1976, The Jazz Club at the Hotel Méridien Etoile), comic and actor. He was a member of the Star Racing Team in motor racing, with other celebrities of the 1980s such actors Jean-Louis Trintignant and Guy Marchand. Source: Article "Moustache (actor)" from Wikipedia in english, licensed under CC-BY-SA 3.0.

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Feb 14, 1929 In Paris, France
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie My Seal and Them 1951-03-23
Latest Project:
Movie Quarter to Two Before Jesus Christ 1982-10-06
Known For
Poster of Champs-Elysées
Poster of Silver Bears
Poster of Ubu enchaîné
Poster of Love in the Afternoon
Movie Quarter to Two Before Jesus Christ Emir 1982-10-06
Series Champs-Elysées Self 1982-01-16
Movie Swimming Instructor Zopoulos 1978-03-03
Movie Silver Bears Signore Bendetti 1977-06-03
Movie Monsieur Papa Gilles' father 1977-08-23
Movie Attention les yeux! le propriétaire de la chèvre 1976-02-17
Movie Zorro Sgt. Garcia 1975-03-06
Movie Au-delà de la peur Raoul Georgeaud 1975-09-23
Movie Ubu enchaîné Unknown 1971-01-01
Movie Avalanche Unknown 1969-01-01
Movie Istanbul Express Gustav 1968-10-22
Movie A Flea In Her Ear Fat Man in Room 11 1968-11-27
Movie Deux Romains en Gaule Un ancien combattant gaulois 1967-02-25
Movie How to Steal a Million Guard 1966-07-13
Movie Circus World Bartender 1964-06-25
Movie L'abominable Homme des douanes acteur 1963-03-01
Movie Goodbye Again Personality Dancing at the Épi Club 1961-05-23
Movie Paris Blues Unknown 1961-09-27
Movie Neither Seen Nor Recognized Ovide Parju 1958-04-23
Movie The Big Bluff Moustache un ami de Morgan (CHauffeur) 1957-05-14
Movie Love in the Afternoon Butcher (uncredited) 1957-05-29
Movie Three Days to Live Unknown 1957-08-14
Movie The Lebanese Mission Hassan - le patron de la boîte de nuit 1956-09-12
Movie My Seal and Them Le Phoque 1951-03-23