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Louis de Funès, born Louis Germain David de Funès de Galarza, was a popular French actor of Spanish origin and one of the giants of French comedy alongside André Bourvil and Fernandel.

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Louis de Funès, born Louis Germain David de Funès de Galarza, was a popular French actor of Spanish origin and one of the giants of French comedy alongside André Bourvil and Fernandel.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 136

Birthday 1914-07-31

Day of Death 1983-01-27

Place of Birth Courbevoie, Hauts-de-Seine, France

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Also Known As

  • Louis de Funes
  • Louis Germain David de Funès de Galarza
  • L. de Funès

Acting TV ShowsMovies

La Famille Anodin(1 episode)
2013 Monsieur de Funès as Himself (archive footage)
2007 Louis De Funès Intime
2003 Louis de Funès ou le pouvoir de faire rire
1982 The Gendarme and the Gendarmettes as Ludovic Cruchot
1981 Cabbage Soup as Claude Ratinier (Le Glaude)
1980 The Miser as Harpagon
1979 The Gendarme and the Creatures from Outer Space as Ludovic Cruchot
1978 The Discord as Guillaume Daubray-Lacaze
1976 The Wing or the Thigh as Charles Duchemin
1974 Am laufenden Band(1 episode) as Gast
1973 The Mad Adventures of Rabbi Jacob as Victor Pivert/Rabbi Jacob
1971 Jo as Antoine Brisebard
1971 Perched on a Tree as Henri Roubier
1971 Delusions of Grandeur as Don Salluste de Bazan
1970 The Gendarme Takes Off as Ludovic Cruchot
1970 The One Man Band as Evan Evans
1969 Hibernatus as Hubert de Tartas
1968 The Gendarme Gets Married as Ludovic Cruchot
1968 The Tattoo as Félicien Mézeray
1968 The Little Bather as Louis-Philippe Fourchaume
1967 The Exchange Student as Charles Bosquier
1967 Oscar as Bertrand Barnier
1967 Fantomas vs. Scotland Yard as Kommissar Juve
1966 Don't Look Now: We're Being Shot At as Stanislas Lefort, chef d'orchestre
1966 Le Grand Restaurant as Monsieur Septime
1965 Fantomas Unleashed as Commissaire Juve
1965 How to Keep the Red Lamp Burning as Léon Haudepin
1965 The Gendarme in New York as Ludovic Cruchot
1965 The Sucker as Leopold Saroyan
1964 Fantomas as Commissaire Juve
1964 The Gendarme of St. Tropez as Maréchal des logis-chef Ludovic Cruchot
1964 A Mouse with the Men as Marcel
1964 Dandelions by the Roots as Jockey Jack
1964 Rob the Bank as Victor Garnier
1963 Pouic-Pouic as Leonard Monestier
1963 Carom Shots as Norbert Charolais
1963 People in Luck as Antoine Beaurepaire ("Le Gros Lot")
1962 Nous irons à Deauville as Ludovic Lamberjacques
1962 The Gentleman from Epsom as Gaspard Ripeux
1962 The Devil and the Ten Commandments as Vaillant
1962 Le Crime ne paie pas as Barman
1962 The Vendetta as Amoretti
1961 In The Water... Which Makes Bubbles! as Paul Ernzer
1961 The American Beauty as Le secretaire du commissariat / le chef du personnel
1961 Captain Fracasse as Scapin
1960 Small Local Trains as Émile Durand, créateur de la poudre insecticide "Cicéron"
1960 Candide or The Optimism in the 20th Century as Gestapo Officer
1960 Some Like It... Cold as Ange Galopin, le créancier qui veut récupérer l'argent
1959 My Pal the Gypsy as M. Védrines, éditeur
1959 The Overtaxed as Ettore
1959 Toto in Madrid as Professor Montiel
1958 Taxi, Trailer and Bullfight as Maurice Berger
1958 Life for Two as Maître Stéphane
1958 Neither Seen Nor Recognized as Blaireau
1957 Crazy in the Noodle as Pierre Cousin
1956 Four Bags Full as Jambier
1956 Slightly Ahead as Le père Graziani, faux religieux ; Prosper le faux garçon d'écurie ; le faux colonel Luc de La Frapinière
1956 The Flea in the Ear as Auguste Ferraillon
1956 Babies Galore as Célestin Ratier
1956 Daddy's Gang as l'inspecteur principal Victor Eugène Merlerin
1956 Hello Smile! as Bonoeil
1956 If Paris Were Told to Us as Antoine Allègre
1955 Les Hussards as le bedeau Luigi
1955 Papa, maman, ma femme et moi as Monsieur Calomel
1955 The Impossible Mr. Pipelet as l'oncle Robert
1955 Frou-Frou as le colonel Cousinet-Duval
1955 Les pépées font la loi as Jeannot la Bonne Affaire, le barman du "Lotus
1955 Ingrid - The Story of a Fashion Model as D'Arrigio - Modeschöpfer
1955 Napoleon as Laurent Passementier, un soldat
1954 No Exit as le garçon d'étage
1954 Papa, maman, la bonne et moi... as Monsieur Calomel
1954 Queen Margot as René, l'astrologue (uncredited)
1954 Peek-a-boo as inspecteur Leboeuf
1954 The Sheep Has Five Legs as Pilate
1954 Scènes de ménage as M. Boulingrin, le mari d'Ernestine
1954 Escalier de service as Cesare Grimaldi, le père, artiste italien
1954 Les corsaires du bois de Boulogne as Le commissaire de police qui ne dit mot
1954 April Fish as Le garde-champêtre (as de Funès)
1954 Les hommes ne pensent qu'à ça as Célosso - le mari espagnol de la comtesse russe
1954 The Secret of Helene Marimon
1954 Tourments as Eddy Gorlier
1954 Mademoiselle Nitouche as Un maréchal des logis
1954 Les impures as Le chef de train
1954 The Scheming Women as Mr Marcange, l'auteur de la pièce
1954 The Game of Love as le projectionniste ambulant
1954 Strange Desire of Mr. Bard as M. Chanteau
1954 La Belle au Bois Dormant as Un astrologue
1953 Le chevalier de la nuit as Adrien Verduret
1953 My Brother from Senegal as Le docteur (as De Funes)
1953 Lightly and Shortly Dressed as Paul Duvernois
1953 Dortoir des grandes as Le photographe Triboudot
1953 Capitaine Pantoufle as Mr Rachoux, le directeur de la banque
1953 Innocents in Paris as Célestin, le chauffeur de taxi
1953 Au diable la vertu as Mr. Lorette
1953 Les Compagnes de la nuit as Un Client
1953 Les Moineaux De Paris as Le docteur
1953 La tournée des grands ducs as le directeur de l'hôtel
1953 Les dents longues as l'employé du laboratoire photo
1953 La vie d'un honnête homme as Emile, le valet de chambre
1953 L'art et la manière de rire
1953 Faites moi confiance as Tumlatum
1952 Je l'ai été trois fois as L'interprète-secrétaire du sultan de Hammanlif
1952 Elle et moi as le garçon de café qui embrasse Juliette
1952 La fugue de Monsieur Perle as Le fou qui pêche dans un lavabo
1952 La Putain respectueuse as un client du night-club
1952 Monsieur Taxi as le peintre de la place du Tertre
1952 L'amour n'est pas un péché as Mr Cottin, l'homme au chien, membre de l'U.R.A.F
1952 Matrimonial Agency as M. Charles
1952 Mr. Leguignon Lampiste as Un habitant du quartier
1952 The Seven Deadly Sins as Gaston Martin
1952 Les loups chassent la nuit as Le Barman
1951 Ma Femme est formidable as Le skieur qui cherche une chambre d'hôtel
1951 Le Dindon as Le gérant
1951 Folie douce as rôle coupé au montage (?) / le film visionné sur copie, Louis de Funès n'apparaît ni au générique, ni à l'écran.
1951 Bibi Fricotin as Le Pêcheur
1951 Boniface somnambule as Anatole, le mari soupçonneux
1951 Knock as le malade qui a perdu 100 grammes
1951 The Red Rose as Le poète qui mange les verres
1951 Sans laisser d'adresse as Un futur papa
1951 Champions Juniors as Le père autoritaire
1950 The Gamblers as Piotr Petrovitch Shvokhnev
1950 La Rue Sans Loi as Hippolyte
1950 Quai de Grenelle as Mr. Vincent, le quincaillier qui vend des produits anti-serpents
1950 First Communion as le photographe
1950 Pas de week-end pour notre amour as Constantin, domestique du baron
1950 Au revoir, monsieur Grock as Un spectateur
1949 Millionaires for One Day as L'avocat de Philippe
1949 Je n'aime que toi as Le chef d'orchestre
1949 MISSION À TANGER as Le général espagnol au cabaret
1949 Mission a Tanger as Le général espagnol au cabaret
1949 Du Guesclin as l'astrologue, un personnage de la cour, un mendiant, Aymerigot Marchès...
1947 Antoine and Antoinette as Émile le garçon épicier et un invité à la noce
1947 Le château de la dernière chance as Le client du bar qui reçoit Yolande dans ses bras ("scène avec N. Nattier et J. Marchat")
1947 Six heures à perdre as Le chauffeur de son excellence
1946 The Temptation of Barbizon as le portier du cabaret "Le Paradis"

Writing

1981 Cabbage SoupAuthor
1980 The MiserScreenplay
1979 The Gendarme and the Creatures from Outer SpaceScreenplay
1966 Le Grand RestaurantWriter

Directing

1980 The MiserDirector

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