Biography

Michel Simon (9 April 1895, Geneva, Switzerland – 30 May 1975, Bry-sur-Marne, France), was a Swiss actor. The actor François Simon is his son.

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Michel Simon (9 April 1895, Geneva, Switzerland – 30 May 1975, Bry-sur-Marne, France), was a Swiss actor. The actor François Simon is his son.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Michel Simon, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 91

Birthday 1895-04-09

Day of Death 1975-05-30

Place of Birth Geneva, Switzerland

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Also Known As

  • Мишель Симон

Acting TV ShowsMovies

Les Deux Réalités as Cidoni
2001 Jean Vigo: Le son retrouvé as Le père Jules (archive footage)
1975 The Red Ibis as Zizi
1972 The Most Wonderful Evening of My Life as Attorney Zorn
1972 Blanche as Master
1970 Contestazione Generale as Cavazza
1970 La Maison as Louis Compiegne
1968 The Marriage Came Tumbling Down as Le vieux Jéricho
1967 The Two of Us as Pépé
1967 Jean Renoir le patron, 2e partie: La direction d'acteur as Interviewee
1966 Deux heures à tuer as L'employé de la consigne
1965 Cinéastes de notre temps: Sacha Guitry as Interviewee
1964 Cyrano and d'Artagnan as Le Grognard
1964 The Train as Papa Boul
1964 Cinéastes de notre temps: Jean Vigo as Himself
1963 Ecco
1962 The Devil and the Ten Commandments as Jérôme Chambard
1962 Emile's Boat as Charles-Edmond Larmentiel
1960 Candide or The Optimism in the 20th Century as Colonel Nanar, du cadre de réserve
1960 The Battle of Austerlitz as Alboise
1959 The Head as Prof. Dr. Abel
1958 It Happened in Broad Daylight as Jacquier
1958 Un certain monsieur Jo as Joseph "Jo" Guardini
1957 Les 3 font la paire as Commissaire Bernard
1956 Cinépanorama(52 episodes)
1955 Mémoires d'un flic as Le commissaire Henri Dominique
1955 The Impossible Mr. Pipelet as Maurice Martin, concierge d'immeuble
1954 At the Order of the Czar as Prince de Sayn-Wittgenstein
1954 Hungarian Rhapsody as General von Sayn-Wittgenstein
1954 The Anatomy of Love as le curé
1954 Strange Desire of Mr. Bard as Auguste Bard
1953 Saadia as Bou Rezza
1953 Le marchand de Venise as Shylock
1953 Femmes de Paris as Professeur Charles Buisson
1953 La vie d'un honnête homme as Albert et Alain Ménard-Lacoste
1952 Hôtel des Invalides as Récitant / Narrator (voice)
1952 Le Rideau rouge as Bertal / Banquo
1952 Le due verità as Cidoni
1952 Das Geheimnis vom Bergsee as Bürgermeister
1952 The Girl with the Whip as Le tuteur
1952 Brelan d'as as Maigret
1952 Monsieur Taxi as Pierre Verger
1951 Poison as Paul Louis Victor Braconnier
1950 The Beauty of the Devil as Mephistopheles / Elderly Henri Faust
1949 Fabiola as Senator Fabius Severus
1947 Les Amants du pont Saint-Jean as Alcide Garonne
1947 La taverne du Poisson Couronné as le Capitaine Palmer
1947 Panic as Mr Hire
1947 Non coupable as Docteur Ancelin
1946 A Friend Will Come Tonight as Michel Lemaret
1943 Vautrin as Vautrin
1943 Shop Girls of Paris as Baudu
1941 The King's Jester as Rigoletto
1941 Tosca as Il barone Scarpia
1940 Comedy of Happiness as Monsieur Jourdain
1940 Les musiciens du ciel as Le capitaine Simon
1940 Cavalcade of Love
1940 Paris-New York as Le commissaire Boucheron
1939 Circonstances atténuantes as M. Gaetan, "Le Sentencier"
1939 Fric-Frac as Jo
1939 Le dernier tournant as Nick Marino
1939 The End of the Day as Cabrissade, l'éternelle doublure
1939 Derrière la façade as Picking
1939 Noix de coco as Josserand
1938 Mother Love as Michel Quercy
1938 The Stream as le comte Edouard de Bourgogne
1938 Les nouveaux riches as Martinet
1938 Port of Shadows as Zabel
1938 Boys' School as Lemel, le professeur de dessin
1938 Mirages as michel
1937 Drôle de Drame as Irwin Molyneux, alias Félix Chapel
1937 La bataille silencieuse as Sauvin
1936 Let's Make a Dream as Guest
1936 Les jumeaux de Brighton as Labrosse
1936 Under Western Eyes as Lespara
1936 Le mort en fuite as Achille Baluchet
1935 Amants et voleurs as Doizeau
1935 Adémaï au Moyen Âge as Lord Pickwickdam
1935 A Bum Deal as Boudu
1934 Le Bonheur as Noël Malpiaz
1934 Ladies Lake as Oscar Lyssenhop
1934 L'Atalante as Le père Jules
1934 Miquette et sa mère as Monchablon, un médiocre acteur de tournées, qui fait la cour à Miquette
1933 High and Low as M. Bodeletz
1932 Boudu Saved from Drowning as Priape Boudu
1931 La Chienne as Maurice Legrand
1931 On purge bébé as Chouilloux
1928 The Sad Sack as Joseph Turlot
1928 The Passion of Joan of Arc as Jean Lemaître
1926 The Late Mathias Pascal as Jérôme Pomino
1925 The Vocation of André Carel as Gaston Lebeau

Production

1932 Boudu Saved from DrowningProducer

Writing

1941 The King's JesterScreenplay

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