Jean Yanne (1933–2003)

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Jean Yanne was born on July 18, 1933 in Les Lilas, Seine [now Seine-Saint-Denis], France as Jean Roger Gouyé. He was an actor and writer, known for Everybody He Is Nice, Everybody He Is Beautiful (1972), Weekend (1967) and Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001). He was married to Jacqueline Renée Guellerin Allard. He died on May 23, 2003 in Morsains, ... See full bio »


(age 69) in Morsains, Marne, France

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Weekend Roland Durand
Brotherhood of the Wolf Comte de Morangias
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 1989-2019 Palace (TV Series)
Un client du palace / Le romancier / Le client du bar
- Episode #1.5 (2019) ... Le romancier
- Episode #1.3 (1989) ... Le client du bar
- Episode #1.2 (1989) ... Un client du palace
- Episode #1.1 (1989) ... Un client du palace
 2003 Les Thibault (TV Mini-Series)
Oscar Thibault
- Episode #1.3 (2003) ... Oscar Thibault
- Episode #1.2 (2003) ... Oscar Thibault
- Episode #1.1 (2003) ... Oscar Thibault
 2003 Payoff
 2003 Une preuve d'amour (TV Movie)
 2003 Small Cuts
Gérard, l'oncle de Bruno
 2002 Le Champ dolent, le roman de la terre (TV Mini-Series)
 2002 Adolphe
The Count
 2001 Le temps perdu (TV Movie)
Le vieux
 2001 Love Vertigo
Le beau-père
 2001 Les déracinés (TV Movie)
 2001 Brotherhood of the Wolf
Comte de Morangias
 2000 Actors
Dr. Belgoder
 1999 Jamais sans toi (TV Movie)
 1999 Belle maman
 1999 Hygiène de l'assassin
Prétextat Tach
 1998 La dame du jeu
Evaristo Della Porta
 1996-1998 L'histoire du samedi (TV Series)
Célestin / Le Grand-père
- L'enfant des terres blondes (1998) ... Célestin
- L'année du certif (1996) ... Le Grand-père
 1997 La belle vie (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1997) ... Julius
- Episode #1.3 (1997) ... Julius
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... Julius
 1997 La fine équipe (TV Movie)
Père Cambournac
 1997 Proper Attire Required
M. Brucker - le directeur de l'hôtel
 1996 Victory
Mr. Schomberg
 1996 Fallait pas!...
 1996 Balade en ville (TV Movie)
Marc Bollène
 1996 Le cheval de coeur (TV Movie)
 1996 Mo'
Ned Collins
 1996 News from the Good Lord
Louis-Albert Dieu
 1996 Désiré
 1996 Bastard Brood
Julius Mandenne
 1996 Beaumarchais the Scoundrel
Louis Goezman
 1995 The Horseman on the Roof
Le Colporteur
 1995 L'amour en prime (TV Movie)
 1995 Ils n'ont pas 20 ans (TV Movie)
 1994 Maigret (TV Series)
Emile Ducrau
- Maigret et l'écluse no.1 (1994) ... Emile Ducrau
 1994 See How They Fall
 1994 Au beau rivage (TV Movie)
 1993 Low Profile
 1993 Chacun pour toi
Georges Flavier
 1993 Le ciel pour témoin (TV Movie)
 1993 À la mode
Mietek Breslauer
 1993 La légende
Roland Pikas
 1993 Pétain
Pierre Laval
 1993 L'affaire Seznec (TV Movie)
 1992 La sévillane
 1992 Indochine
 1991 Madame Bovary
M. Homais - le pharmacien
 1990 The Raft of the Medusa
Duroy de Chaumareys
 1988 Quicker Than the Eye
Inspector Sutter
 1987 Cayenne Palace
 1987 Fucking Fernand
Andre Binet
 1986 Attention bandits!
L'Expert (Simon Verini)
 1986 Oviri
William Molard
 1986 Paltoquet
The Police Captain
 1985 Liberté, égalité, choucroute
Marat (uncredited)
 1985 The Telephone Always Rings Twice
L'homme au téléphone
 1983 Hanna K.
Victor Bonnet
 1982 Une journée en taxi
 1981 Asphalt
Arthur Colonna
 1978 State Reasons
Jean-Philippe Leroi
 1977 The Accuser
Directeur des relations humaines
 1977 Armaguedon
Louis Carrier
 1975 Chobizenesse
Clément Mastard
 1974 Chinese in Paris
Régis Forneret
 1973 Me, I Want to Have Dough
Benoît Lepape
 1971 Angel's Leap
Louis Orsini
 1971 Troubleshooters
Serge Aubin
 1971 Fantasia Among the Squares
Doc Noonan
 1970 Le Boucher
Popaul / Paul Thomas
 1969 This Man Must Die
Paul Decourt
 1969 Erotissimo
 1968 Ces messieurs de la famille
Marco Broca
 1965-1968 Les saintes chéries (TV Series)
Jeannot, le camionneur / Le chauffeur du camion
- Ève et le déménagement (1968) ... Jeannot, le camionneur
- Ève au volant (1965) ... Le chauffeur du camion
- Ève à la maison (1965) ... Jeannot, le camionneur
 1967 Weekend
Roland Durand
 1967 Max le débonnaire (TV Series) (segment "Point d'honneur, Le")
 1967 Bang Bang
Robert Vaucamu alias 'Bob la Rafale'
 1967 The Viscount
 1967 Deux romains en Gaule (TV Movie)
Le centurion
 1966 The Saint Lies in Wait
 1966 Line of Demarcation
Tricot, l'instituteur
 1966 Monkey Money
 1965 Dis-moi qui tuer
 1965 L'amour à la chaîne
 1964 Night Women
Le 'journaliste' (uncredited)
 1964 Jaloux comme un tigre
 1964 Life Upside Down
Monsieur Kerbel
 1955 The French, They Are a Funny Race
Extra (uncredited)
 1952 Le chemin de Damas
Extra (uncredited)
 1952 Dr. Schweitzer
Extra (uncredited)
 1952 Leathernose
Extra (uncredited)
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Show Show Director (7 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (6 credits)
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Show Show Composer (3 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (2 credits)
Show Show Self (53 credits)
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Began to work on The Return of James Battle (2004) playing the role of Bosco, but died during the filming of the movie. He was replaced by Jean-Pierre Marielle and was given a dedication at the beginning of the end credits : "A Jean Yanne...". See more »


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