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Alain Cuny (1908–1994)

Alain Cuny went to medical school with the intention of becoming a physician, but left to attend an arts school in Paris and became a painter. He entered the film industry as a costume and set designer for such directors as Alberto Cavalcanti and Jacques Feyder, all the time attending acting school. In the late 1930s he began acting professionally... See full bio »


(age 85) in Paris, France

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 1995 La famiglia Ricordi (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.4 (1995)
- Episode #1.3 (1995)
- Episode #1.2 (1995)
- Episode #1.1 (1995)
 1992 Le retour de Casanova
 1991 The Annunciation of Marie
Anne Vercors
 1991 Sweet War, Farewell
 1988 Camille Claudel
Louis-Prosper Claudel
 1988 Umi e
Special appearance
 1988 La coscienza di Zeno (TV Movie)
Alfio Cosini sr.
 1987 Das weite Land
Aigner - le père d'Otto
 1987 La piovra 3 (TV Mini-Series)
Nicola Antinari
- Episode #1.7 (1987) ... Nicola Antinari
- Episode #1.6 (1987) ... Nicola Antinari
- Episode #1.5 (1987) ... Nicola Antinari
- Episode #1.4 (1987) ... Nicola Antinari
- Episode #1.3 (1987) ... Nicola Antinari
 1986 Lucky Ravi
Plantation Owner
 1985 I due prigionieri (TV Movie)
 1985 Détective
Old Mafioso
 1985 L'année terrible (TV Movie)
 1985 Il corsaro (TV Movie)
 1984 Buio nella valle (TV Mini-Series)
 1983 Il quartetto Basileus
 1982 Deuil en vingt-quatre heures (TV Mini-Series)
Col. Carvin
 1982 Time Masters
Xul (voice)
 1982 Colomba (TV Movie)
Barricini père
 1980 La peau de chagrin (TV Movie)
 1980 Semmelweis (TV Movie)
 1979 Le journal (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.6 (1979) ... Wilchaint
- Episode #1.5 (1979) ... Wilchaint
- Episode #1.4 (1979) ... Wilchaint
- Episode #1.3 (1979) ... Wilchaint
- Episode #1.2 (1979) ... Wilchaint
 1979 Christ Stopped at Eboli
Barone Nicola Rotunno
 1978 The Song of Roland
Turpin / Le moine
 1978 The Recourse to the Method
El Académico
 1976 I prosseneti
Il conte Davide
 1976 Illustrious Corpses
Judge Rasto
 1975 Irene, Irene
 1974 Antigone (TV Movie)
Le Coryphée
 1974 Emmanuelle
 1973 La rosa rossa
 1972 L'udienza
Padre gesuita
 1971 Valparaiso, Valparaiso
Balthazar Lamarck-Caulaincourt
 1970 Many Wars Ago
Gen. Leone
 1969 The Milky Way
L'homme à la cape / Man with cape
 1968 La forêt noire (TV Movie)
Hans Richter
 1963 La corruzione
Leonardo Mattioli
 1963 Banana Peel
Hervé Bontemps
 1962 Cross of the Living
Baron VonEggerth
 1961 Scano Boa
 1958 The Lovers
Henri Tournier
 1956 Jehanne (Short)
Récitant (voice)
 1953 Two Love Crimes
M. de Larçay (segment 1 : 'Mina de Vanghel')
 1952 The Solitary Conquerors
Pascal Giroud
 1952 Anita Garibaldi
 1951 Strange Deception
 1946 Solita de Cordoue
Pierre Desluc
 1943 The Phantom Baron
 1942 Les Visiteurs du Soir
Gilles - un ménestrel
 1941 Stormy Waters
Un matelot du 'Mirva' (uncredited)
 1941 Madame Sans-Gêne
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