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Paul Meurisse (21 December 1912, Dunkirk – 19 January 1979, Neuilly-sur-Seine) was a French actor who appeared in over 60 films and many stage productions. Meurisse was noted for the elegance of his acting style, and for his versatility. He was equally able to play comedic and serious dramatic roles. His screen appearances ranged from the droll and drily humorous to the menacing and disturbing. His most celebrated role was that of the sadistic and vindictive headmaster in the 1955 film Les Diaboliques.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Paul Meurisse (21 December 1912, Dunkirk – 19 January 1979, Neuilly-sur-Seine) was a French actor who appeared in over 60 films and many stage productions. Meurisse was noted for the elegance of his acting style, and for his versatility. He was equally able to play comedic and serious dramatic roles. His screen appearances ranged from the droll and drily humorous to the menacing and disturbing. His most celebrated role was that of the sadistic and vindictive headmaster in the 1955 film Les Diaboliques.

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Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 45

Birthday 1912-12-21

Day of Death 1979-01-19

Place of Birth Dunkerque, Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2008 Code Name: Melville as Himself
1976 L'éducation amoureuse de Valentin as Julien Blaise
1975 The Gypsy as Yan Kuq
1974 Les Suspects as Laurent Kirchner
1973 The Voracious Ones as Inspecteur Martino
1971 Easy Down There! as Il vescovo
1971 Le Cri du cormoran, le soir au-dessus des jonques as Kruger
1969 Army of Shadows as Luc Jardie
1966 Le deuxième Souffle as Commissaire Blot
1966 Der Kongreß amüsiert sich as Talleyrand
1965 Quand passent les faisans as Alexandre Larsan-Bellac
1965 The Big Swag as Paul Filippi, le gangster
1965 Le majordome as Léopold
1965 Moi et les hommes de 40 ans as Alexandre Dumourier
1964 The Monocle's Sour Laugh as le commandant Théobald Dromar dit 'le Monocle'
1963 Crooks in Clover as commandant Théobald Dromard, dit « Le Monocle »
1963 L'assassin connaît la musique as Lionel Fribourg
1963 Méfiez-vous, mesdames!
1963 Du mouron pour les petits oiseaux as M. Armand, un ancien truand
1962 The Eye of the Monocle as Le commandant Théobald Dromard, dit "Le Monocle"
1961 The Game of Truth as Portrant
1961 The Black Monocle as Dromard, "Le Monocle"
1960 The Truth as Maître Éparvier
1959 Picnic on the Grass as Étienne Alexis, célèbre biologiste
1959 Marie-Octobre as François Renaud-Picart
1959 Head Against the Wall as Dr. Emery
1959 Guingette as le vicomte Édouard de Villancourt
1958 Seventh Heaven as Manuel Villa
1958 Échec au porteur as Commissaire-Divisionnaire Varzeilles
1958 Les Violents as Inspecteur Principal Malouvier
1957 Until the Last One as Fredo Ricioni
1955 The Case of Poisons as l'abbé Guibourg
1955 Diabolique as Michel Delassalle
1954 The Contessa's Secret
1952 Sergil chez les filles as l'inspecteur Sergil
1951 Ma femme est formidable as Lui-même chez le dentiste
1950 Agnès de rien as Carlos
1949 Dernière heure, édition spéciale as Dominique Coche
1948 Scandale as Steve Richardson
1948 Impasse des Deux Anges as Jean
1948 Le dessous des cartes
1948 La Dame d'onze heures as Stanilas Octave Seminario SOS, détective
1946 Back Streets of Paris as Victor Ménard, l'ancien complice de Mme Rose
1943 La Ferme aux loups as Furet
1941 Montmartre-sur-Seine as Paul Mariol

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