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Known Credits: 12

Birthday: 1927-03-07

Day of Death: 2007-12-13

Place of Birth: Paris, France

Adult Actor: False

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Philippe Clay

Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Philippe Clay, born Philippe Mathevet, (March 7, 1927 – December 13, 2007) was a French mime artist, singer and actor.

He was known for his tall and slim silhouette (he was 1,90 m tall) and for his interpretations of songs by Charles Aznavour, Claude Nougaro, Jean-Roger Caussimon, Boris Vian, Serge Gainsbourg, Jean Yanne, Léo Ferré, Jacques Datin, Jean-Claude Massoulier or Bernard Dimey. He interpreted “La Complainte des Apaches” for the TV series Les Brigades du Tigre, written by Henri Djian and composed by Claude Bolling.

As an actor, he appeared in many movies (Bell, Book and Candle) and television films. One of his famous roles is in the Jean Renoir film, French Cancan, where he played Casimir le Serpentin (a character inspired by Valentin le désossé).

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Acting
2002 1974, une partie de campagne
1999 Tuvalu as Karl
1983 Un bon petit diable as Le Juge
1982 Deux heures moins le quart avant Jésus-Christ as Le héraut
1974 Shanks as Mr. Barton
1973 The Insolent as Dargnac
1963 Le Gentleman de Cocody as acteur
1962 I moschettieri del mare as Gosselin
1961 Dans l'eau... qui fait des bulles ! as Jean-Louis Preminger (voice)
1958 Bell, Book and Candle as French Singer at the Zodiac Club
1957 Nathalie as Adolphe Faisant dit 'Coco la girafe'
1957 The Hunchback of Notre Dame as Clopin Trouillefou