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Certainly one of France's supreme farceurs in the classic tradition, comedian Pierre Richard was born to an uppercrust family with an embarrassing riches of middle names as he was christened Pierre Richard Maurice Charles Leopold Defays. Working and building up his trade at the Paris Music Hall in the early years, he appeared in small movie roles ... See full bio »
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 2016 Fui banquero
Le père d'Olivier
 2015 Agafia (TV Short)
 2015 L'espace d'un instant (Short)
 2014 Yellowbird
Darius (French version, voice)
 2013 Paper Souls
 2013 The Little Blond Boy with a White Sheep (Short)
La grand-mère
 2012 Mes héros
 2011 Platane (TV Series)
¨Pierre Richard
- La fois où il a voulu faire un film sérieux (2011) ... ¨Pierre Richard
 2011 All Together
 2010 Le mystère
 2009 Cinéman
Pierre Richard
 2009 Eleanor's Secret
Adrien (voice)
 2009/I Victor
 2009 A Happy Man
 2009 Drôle d'histoire (Short) (voice)
 2009 King Guillaume
 2008 Mia and the Migoo
Pedro (voice)
 2008 Paris 36
Monsieur TSF
 2007 Dérives (Short)
 2007 Faits divers (Short)
 2007 Parizhane (TV Series)
Mikhail Kuvaldin
 2006 The Serpent
 2006 Essaye-moi
Le père d'Yves-Marie
 2005 Pierre et fils (Video)
 2005 Détournement de mémoires (TV Movie)
 2005 Le cactus
 2005 Zooloo (Short)
Chief inspector Hans
 2004/II Transit (Short)
 2004 After We're Gone
 2003 The Car Keys
Un comédien qui refuse de tourner avec Laurent
 2003 The Very Merry Widows
Maurice Donnay
 2000 Without Family (TV Movie)
Vitalis / Vitalo Pedrotti
 2000 27 Missing Kisses
 2000 Scénarios sur la drogue (TV Series)
 1997 Straight into the Wall
 1995 Conjugal Duty
 1994 La partie d'échecs
 1993 La cavale des fous
Bertrand Daumale
 1992 Vieille canaille
 1991 One Can Always Dream
Charles de Boisleve, dit 'L'Empereur'
 1990 Promotion canapé
 1990 Bienvenue à bord!
The Hitchhiker
 1988 Mangeclous
 1988 À gauche en sortant de l'ascenseur
Yann Ducoudray
 1985 Dialogue de sourds (Short)
 1985 Slices of Life
Dubois, le commandant de bord (uncredited)
 1984 The Twin
Matthias Duval
 1983 Pick Up Your Belongings
Pierre Cohen
 1980 Ça va plaire (TV Movie)
Un farfelu
 1980 Chouette, chat, chien... show (TV Movie)
 1980 The Umbrella Coup
Grégoire Lecomte
 1980 It's Not Me, It's Him
Pierre Renard
 1980 Une nuit rêvée pour un poisson banal
L'homme qui demande l'addition (uncredited)
 1978 The Escape
Jean-Philippe Duroc
 1978 I'm Shy, But I'll Heal
Pierre Renaud
 1976 The Castaways of Turtle Island
Jean-Arthur Bonaventure
 1976 Now We've Seen It All!
 1975 La course à l'échalote
Pierre Vidal
 1974 I'm Losing My Temper
Pierre Durois
 1974 A Cloud in the Teeth
 1974 Juliette and Juliette
Bob Rozenec
 1973 I Don't Know Much, But I'll Say Everything
Pierre Gastié-Leroy
 1973 The Right of the Maddest
L'élève motard
 1972 The Troubles of Alfred
Alfred Dhumonttiey
 1971 The Fighting Cock
 1970 Distracted
Pierre Malaquet
 1969 Three Men on a Horse
Le peintre
 1969 Agence Intérim (TV Series)
- Banque (1969)
 1968 Woman in Chains
L'artiste qui a besoin de lumière (uncredited)
 1968 Very Happy Alexander
 1967 Malican père et fils (TV Series)
Le photographe
- Coup de foudre (1967) ... Le photographe
 1967 Un idiot à Paris
L'agent de police Boudinos
 1966 Une starlette au haras (Short)
 1965 Ni figue ni raisin (TV Series)
L'assistant, Jason
- Episode #1.8 (1965) ... L'assistant, Jason
 1962 Les trois Henry (TV Movie)
 1958 La belle équipe (TV Series short)
- Le saloon (1958)
 1958 Modigliani of Montparnasse
Un étudiant peintre (uncredited)
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Kept as a stage name, his Christian name was actually "Pierre Richard", chosen in reference to French matinée idol of the 1930s, Pierre Richard-Willm. Except for close relatives, every one he met after he became famous would assume "Richard" was his real surname. See more »

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