Biography

Jean Desailly (August 24, 1920, Paris – June 11, 2008) was a French actor. He was a member of the Comédie-Française from 1942 – 1946, and later participated in about ninety movies.

Desailly was married to the French actress Simone Valère.

Jean Desailly (August 24, 1920, Paris – June 11, 2008) was a French actor. He was a member of the Comédie-Française from 1942 – 1946, and later participated in about ninety movies.

Desailly was married to the French actress Simone Valère.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 50

Birthday 1920-08-24

Day of Death 2008-06-11

Place of Birth Paris, France

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

Claudine (0 episodes) as Claude, le père de Claudine
1999 La dilettante as Edmond Thibault
1998 Le radeau de la Méduse as La Tullaye
1990 Équipe de nuit as Le père
1988 Cambiamento d'aria
1985 La dixième de Beethoven as Stephen Fauldgate
1981 The Professional as Ministre
1979 Orient-Express (1 episode) as Paul
1979 I've Got You, You've Got Me by the Chin Hairs as Le directeur de la PJ
1974 The Irony of Chance as M. Desvrières
1973 The Serpent
1973 The Inheritor as Jean-Pierre Carnavan
1972 The Accursed Kings (6 episodes) as (Narrator)
1972 Les Rois Maudits as Narrator
1972 Un Flic as l'homme distingué
1972 The Assassination of Trotsky as Alfred Rosmer
1971 Comptes à rebours as Le docteur Michel Saint-Rose
1969 Le deuxième coup de feu as Olivier Lenoir
1968 Le Franciscain de Bourges as M. Toledano
1967 Les Enquêtes du commissaire Maigret (88 episodes) as Narrator
1967 The 25th Hour as le ministre
1966 The Dance of the Heron
1965 The Two Orphans as Le comte de Linières
1964 The Soft Skin as Pierre Lachenay
1963 Le Doulos as The Superintendant Clain
1962 Lust as The Father
1961 Famous Love Affairs as le baron Adrien de Jonchère
1961 Un soir sur la plage as Dr Francis
1961 Love, Freedom and Treachery as Uhrmacher Rede
1961 La Mort de Belle as Stéphane Blanchon
1960 The Baron of the Locks as M. Maurice Montbernon
1960 Premeditated
1959 Le secret du chevalier d'Eon as le Roi Louis XV
1959 125, rue Montmartre as Commissaire Dodelot
1958 The Possessors as François Schoudler
1958 Maigret Lays a Trap as Marcel Maurin
1955 The Grand Maneuver as Victor Duverger
1954 Royal Affairs in Versailles as Marivaux
1951 Bullfight as Narrator (voice)
1950 Chéri as Fred Peloux, dit 'Chéri'
1949 Keep an Eye on Amelia as Marcel Courbois
1949 The Mark of the Day as Larzac
1947 Carré de valets as Jacques de la Bastide
1947 Amours, délices et orgues as Jean Pelletier
1946 La revanche de Roger la Honte as Raymond de Noirville
1946 Patrie as Karloo
1946 Pastoral Symphony as Jacques Martens - his son
1946 Sylvia and the Ghost as Frederick
1944 Le père Goriot as Bianchon
1943 Le voyageur de la Toussaint as Gilles Mauvoisin

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