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Overview (2)

Born in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France
Birth NameJean-Paul Adam Mokiejewski

Mini Bio (1)

As an actor he became popular as Albert de Morcerf in a version of The Count of Monte Cristo (1954), fame and adulation followed with his Francois in Head Against the Wall (1959). As a director he became famous with anarcho-pictures, brilliant cynic comedies. His preferred actors in all decades were Michel Serrault and Jean Poiret - till the late 80s they were his leading stars. When Jeanne Moreau appeared in Le miraculé (1987), many other leading French screen-stars followed.

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Trivia (7)

Has his own movie theater "Le Brady" in Paris.
His official birth year is 1933 but was actually born in 1929. After the 1919 Revolution, Jean-Pierry and his family left Ukraine to live in the French Riviera. In 1940, because of the Jews persecutions, he wants to send Jean-Pierre in Algeria. But the boy is too young to travel alone. His father lies about his age, saying he was born 1933.
Officially firstly married at 17 years-old but was actually 13.
Lives with ex Miss France 1980 Patricia Barzyk (I).
Was married 4 times.
Father of 17 children. Claimed he was 12 when his first child was born.

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