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Jean-Claude Brialy (1933–2007)


One of the most popular and respected actors to come from the French "New Wave" film movement, Jean-Claude Brialy was born to a military family, which included one brother, in French colonial Algeria on March 30, 1933. Residing in various places while his father, a colonel with the French Army, went through the paces of his career, Brialy attended ... See full bio »

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 2007 Vous êtes de la police?
Alfred Lamproie
 2007 Monsieur Max (TV Movie)
Max Jacob
 2006 My Last Role (Short)
Jean-Claude Brialy
 2005 Quartier V.I.P.
Ferdinand
 2004 People
Minimo
 2003 The Car Keys
Un comédien qui refuse de tourner avec Laurent
 2002 Special Delivery
Robert Fresnel
 2002 As Luck Would Have It (TV Movie)
Jean-Pierre Muller
 2002 On ne choisit pas sa famille (TV Movie)
Michel Montjaurret
 2002 Girls Can Get Away with Anything
Le projectionniste
 2001 South Kensington
Ferdinando
 2001 Nana (TV Movie)
Vandoeuvres
 2001 Unfair Competition
Nonno Mattia DellaRocca (as Jean Claude Brialy)
 2001 Les filles à papa (TV Movie)
Robert
 2000 Élisabeth - Ils sont tous nos enfants (TV Movie)
Juge Defoi
 2000 To the Extreme
L'avocat
 2000 The Blue Bicycle (TV Mini-Series)
Raphaël Mahl
 2000 Nos jolies colonies de vacances (TV Movie)
Max
 2000 Actors
Jean-Claude Brialy
 2000 Tribute to Alfred Lepetit (Short)
 1999 Kennedy et moi
Benny Grimaldi
 1999 Man of My Life
Lucien
 1999 The Count of Monte Cristo (TV Mini-Series)
Pere Morrel
- Episode #1.4 (1999) ... Pere Morrel
- Episode #1.3 (1999) ... Pere Morrel
- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... Pere Morrel
- Episode #1.1 (1999) ... Pere Morrel
 1998 La grande Béké (TV Movie)
Dupont Ménard
 1997 Les héritiers (TV Movie)
Commissaire Bonnard
 1996 Portraits chinois
René Sandre
 1996 Vacances bougeoises (TV Movie)
 1996 Unpredictable Nature of the River
Monsieur de Saint-Chamont
 1995 Sandra, the Rebel Princess (TV Mini-Series)
Jean Duplessis
 1995 Une femme française
Arnoult
 1995 One Hundred and One Nights
Le guide des Japonais
 1991-1994 Ferbac (TV Series)
Éric Ferbac
- Ferbac et le festin de miséricorde (1994) ... Éric Ferbac
- Le carnaval des ténèbres (1994) ... Éric Ferbac
- Le mal des ardents (1993) ... Éric Ferbac
- Le crime de Ferbac (1993) ... Éric Ferbac
- Bains de jouvence (1992) ... Éric Ferbac
 1993 Colpo di coda (TV Movie)
Piantoni
 1993 Lucas (TV Movie)
Werner
 1992 Tous les garçons (Short)
Patrick
 1991 Août
Martin
 1991 C'est quoi ce petit boulot? (TV Mini-Series)
Julien Panni
 1990 No Fear, No Die
Pierre Ardennes
 1990 Faux et usage de faux
Charles Laumière
 1989 Comédie d'été
Gaston
 1989 Le nègre (TV Movie)
Julien
 1989 Les deux virus (TV Movie)
François Chinault
 1988 Loft story (TV Series)
 1987 Les innocents
Klotz
 1987 Malady of Love
Frédéric
 1987 Le moustachu
Leroy
 1987 Maschenka
Kolin
 1987 Grand Guignol
M. Albert
 1987 Lévy et Goliath
Bijou / Delaroche
 1986 The Debutante
Willy
 1986 A Man and a Woman: 20 Years Later
Un spectateur de '40 ans déjà' (uncredited)
 1986 Follow My Gaze
Freddy Langlois, l'impresario
 1986 Inspecteur Lavardin
Claude Alvarez
 1985 L'effrontée
Sam
 1985 Marriage of the Century
Kaffenberg
 1985 Le 4ème pouvoir
TV director
 1985 L'herbe rouge (TV Movie)
L'abbé Grille
 1985 The Telephone Always Rings Twice
Le commissaire
 1984 Die schöne Wilhelmine (TV Series)
Casanova
- Ewige Treue (1984) ... Casanova
 1984 Pinot simple flic
Morcy
 1983 Père Noël et fils (TV Movie)
Thomas
 1983 Papy fait de la résistance
Le joueur de tennis
 1983 Cover Up
Le contrôleur Jean-François Rambert
 1983 Stella
Roland Caron
 1983 Sarah
Gabriel Larcange
 1983 Deadly Circuit
Voragine
 1983 Cap Canaille
Me Samuel Kebadjan
 1983 Quelques hommes de bonne volonté (TV Mini-Series)
Quinette
 1983 Demon Is on the Island
Dr. Paul Henry Marshall - un médecin bizarre
 1982 The Girl from Trieste
Professor Martin
 1982 Mozart (TV Mini-Series)
Le comte d'Affiglio
 1982 That Night in Varennes
Monsieur Jacob
 1982 Caméra une première (TV Series)
Victor Guimont-Villiers
- L'accompagnateur (1982) ... Victor Guimont-Villiers
 1981 Bolero
Le directeur du Lido
 1981 Les uns et les autres (TV Mini-Series)
Director of Lidao
 1981 Cinq-Mars (TV Movie)
L'historien
 1980 Arsène Lupin joue et perd (TV Mini-Series)
Arsène Lupin / Inspecteur Lenormand / Le Prince Sernine
- Episode #1.3 (1980) ... Arsène Lupin / Inspecteur Lenormand
- Episode #1.2 (1980) ... Arsène Lupin / Le Prince Sernine
 1980 The Lady Banker
Paul Cisterne
 1980 His Master's Eye
Cazeau
 1979 Bobo Jacco
Guillaume
 1979 Le maître-nageur
Logan
 1978 The Song of Roland
Le Seigneur
 1978 Robert et Robert
Jacques Millet, le patron de l'agence matrimoniale
 1977 Focal Point
Michel Gaur
 1977 For Clemence
Récitant / Narrator (voice)
 1977 The Accuser
Le Rantec
 1977 Julie Gluepot
Jean-Luc
 1976 Barocco
Walt
 1976 Holy Year
Pierre Bizet
 1976 Scrambled Eggs
Brumaire
 1976 A Nudez de Alexandra
Claude
 1976 The Judge and the Assassin
Villedieu, Attorney
 1975 Bisexual
Le client de la gallerie d'art (uncredited)
 1975 Catherine & Co.
Guillaume
 1975 Dreyfus ou L'intolérable vérité
Récitant / Narrator (voice)
 1974 Soirée Courteline (TV Movie)
Lui (segment "Peur des coups, La")
 1974 Un amour de pluie
Le dragueur
 1973 A Rare Bird
Armand, 'l'oiseau rare'
 1972 Murder Is a Murder
Paul Kastner
 1971 Cose di Cosa Nostra
Domenico 'Mimì' Gargiulo
 1970 The Ball of Count Orgel
Le comte Anne d'Orgel
 1968 Manon 70
Jean-Paul
 1967 Operazione San Pietro
Cajella
 1967 Lamiel
Le comte d'Aubigné
 1967 The Oldest Profession
Philibert (segment "Mademoiselle Mimi")
 1967 Shock Troops
Jean
 1967 Anna (TV Movie)
Serge (as J.C. Brialy)
 1966 King of Hearts
Le Duc de Trèfle
 1966 I nostri mariti
Ragionier Ottavio Pelagatta (segment "Il Marito di Olga") (as Jean Claude Brialy)
 1965 I Knew Her Well
Dario Marchionni
 1965 La mandragola
Ligurio
 1965 The Real Bargain
Cameo Appearance
 1965 L'amour à la chaîne
Le spectateur du cabaret (uncredited)
 1964 Les siffleurs
 1964 Comment épouser un premier ministre
Philippe Lambert
 1964 Male Companion
Le prince / The Prince
 1964 Circle of Love
Alfred / Der 'Junge Herr'
 1964 Male Hunt
Antoine Monteil
 1964 Tonio Kröger
Tonio Kroeger
 1964 La bonne soupe
Jacquot
 1964 Love at Sea
L'homme qui aime la nuit et la jeunesse
 1963 La banda Casaroli
Corrado Minguzzi
 1963 People in Luck
Un automobiliste (segment "Un gros lot") (uncredited)
 1963 Le glaive et la balance
Jean-Philippe Prévost
 1962 The Devil and the Ten Commandments
Didier Marin (segment "Bien d'autrui ne prendras")
 1962 Arsène Lupin contre Arsène Lupin
François de Vierne
 1962 Cleo from 5 to 7
L'infirmier (uncredited)
 1962 Les petits matins
Jean-Claude, le marchand de brosses
 1962 The Seven Deadly Sins
Arthur (segment "Avarice, L'")
 1962 The Burning Court
Marc Desgrez
 1962 Chéri (TV Movie)
Chéri
 1962 A Very Private Affair
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1962 Adieu Philippine
Un comédien de l'émission de télévision 'Montserrat' (as Montserrat)
 1961 Paris Belongs to Us
Jean-Marc
 1961 Famous Love Affairs
Törring (segment "Agnès Bernauer")
 1961 Le puits aux trois vérités
Laurent Lénaud
 1961 The Lions Are Loose
Didier Marèze
 1961 A Woman Is a Woman
Émile Récamier (as Brialy)
 1961 Wise Guys
Ronald
 1961 A Story of Water (Short)
The Young Man
 1960 The Army Game
Capitaine (uncredited)
 1960 The Gigolo
Jacky
 1960 Le bel âge
Jean-Claude
 1959 Eyes of Love
Pierre Ségur
 1959 The Big Night
Scintillone
 1959 Le chemin des écoliers
Paul Tiercelin
 1959 The 400 Blows
Man in Street
 1959 Les Cousins
Paul Thomas
 1958 Les surmenés (Short)
 1958 Et ta soeur
Bruno Puymartin
 1958 The Lovers
Un garçon a manège (uncredited)
 1958 Le Beau Serge
François Baillou
 1958 School for Coquettes
Robert
 1958 Illegal Cargo
Jean
 1958 Elevator to the Gallows
Le jeune homme du motel (uncredited)
 1957 Anyone Can Kill Me
Un inspecteur de police
 1957 The Tricyclist
Jean-Claude
 1957 Girl in His Pocket
Jean-Loup
 1957 Young Girls Beware
Le client du sexy-bar (uncredited)
 1957 A Friend of the Family
Philippe Lemonnier
 1956 La sonate à Kreutzer
Trukhacevskij
 1956 Le coup du berger (Short)
Claude, l'amant
 1956 Elena and Her Men
Extra (uncredited)
 1954 Paris mon copain (Short)
Récitant / Narrator (voice)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He was the artistic head master of Anjou Festival (1985-2001), and created the Ramatuelle Festival in 1985. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Print Biographies | 8 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

J.C. Brialy | Jean Claude Brialy | Brialy | Montserrat

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Acting is a bit like sports. You get picked because of your physique, your presence, your face. Inside, you have the desire to express yourself and some talent. But you must find the director who will enable you to externalize what is inside. See more »

Trivia:

On the set of the film Christine (1958) he met his best friend Romy Schneider. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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