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Jean Gabin (1904–1976)


Jean-Alexis Moncorge started his career with 15 years at the theatre and debuted at the "Moulin Rouge" in Paris in 1929. Despite of his rude aspect he knew to be the gentleman of the French cinema in the time between the two World Wars. One of his most popular personalities was inspector Maigret. But he was also able to play all other kind of ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 6 wins. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

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 1976 Holy Year
Max Lambert
 1974 The Verdict
Le président Leguen
 1973 Two Men in Town
Germain Cazeneuve
 1972 Killer
Commissaire Le Guen
 1971 The Black Flag Waves Over the Scow
Victor Ploubaz
 1971 Le chat
Julien Bouin
 1970 La horse
Auguste Maroilleur
 1969 The Sicilian Clan
Vittorio Manalese
 1969 Under the Sign of the Bull
Albert Raynal - un constructeur de fusées
 1968 The Tattoo
Comte Enguerand - Louis Marie de Montignac aka Legrain
 1968 Pasha
Comissaire Joss, le Pacha
 1967 Action Man
Denis Farrand
 1966 The Gardener of Argenteuil
Le père Tulipe
 1966 The Upper Hand
Paul Berger dit Paulo les Diam's
 1965 God's Thunder
Léandre Brassac
 1964 That Tender Age
Émile Malhouin
 1964 Monsieur
Monsieur
 1963 Any Number Can Win
Charles
 1962 The Gentleman from Epsom
Richard Briand-Charmery
 1962 A Monkey in Winter
Albert Quentin
 1961 The Counterfeiters of Paris
Ferdinand Maréchal dit 'Le Dabe'
 1961 The President
Émile Beaufort
 1960 The Old Guard
Jean-Marie Péjat
 1960 The Baron of the Locks
Baron Jérôme Napoléon Antoine
 1959 Rue de Paris
Henri Neveux
 1959 Archimède, le clochard
Joseph Hugues Guillaume Boutier-Blainville dit Archimède
 1958 Love Is My Profession
Maître André Gobillot
 1958 The Night Affair
Inspecteur Georges Vallois
 1957 Le rouge est mis
Louis Bertain / Louis le Blond
 1957 The Case of Dr. Laurent
Le docteur J. Laurent
 1956 Crime and Punishment
Le commissaire Gallet
 1956 Four Bags Full
Grandgil
 1956 Deadlier Than the Male
André Chatelin
 1956 People of No Importance
Jean Viard
 1955 Hi-Jack Highway
Jean Chape
 1955 The Little Rebels
Le juge Julien Lamy
 1955 House on the Waterfront
Le commandant Lequévic
 1955 Razzia
Henri Ferré dit 'Le Nantais'
 1954 French Cancan
Henri Danglard
 1953 Rhine Virgin
Jacques Ledru / Martin Schmidt
 1953 Their Last Night
Pierre Ruffin
 1953 Bufere
Il professore Antonio Sanna
 1952 The Moment of Truth
Pierre Richard
 1952 Le Plaisir
Joseph Rivet (segment "La Maison Tellier")
 1952 The Truth of Our Marriage
François Donge
 1951 The Night Is My Kingdom
Raymond Pinsard
 1951 Victor
Victor
 1950 His Last Twelve Hours
Carlo Bacchi
 1950 La Marie du port
Henri Chatelard
 1949 The Walls of Malapaga
Pierre Arrignon
 1947 Miroir
Pierre Lussac
 1946 The Room Upstairs
Martin Roumagnac - un petit entrepreneur de maçonnerie
 1944 Strange Confession
Clement / Maurice LeFarge
 1942 Moontide
Bobo
 1941 Stormy Waters
Le capitaine André Laurent
 1939 Daybreak
François
 1939 Coral Reefs
Trott Lennard
 1938 Port of Shadows
Jean
 1937 Lady Killer
Lucien Bourrache, 'Gueule d'Amour'
 1937 The Messenger
Nicolas Dange
 1936 The Lower Depths
Pepel Wasska
 1936 They Were Five
Jean dit Jeannot
 1935 Variétés
Georges
 1935 La bandera
Pierre Gilieth
 1934 Zouzou
Jean
 1933 Le tunnel
Allan Mac Allan
 1933 High and Low
Charles Boulla
 1933 Adieu les beaux jours
Pierre Lavernay
 1933 L'étoile de Valencia
Pedro Savedra
 1932 Coeurs joyeux
Charles
 1932 La belle marinière
Le capitaine / The captain
 1932 La foule hurle
Joe Greer
 1932 Lilac
Martousse
 1931 Pour un soir..!
Jean
 1931/II Gloria
Robert Nourry
 1931 Tout ça ne vaut pas l'amour
Jean Cordier
 1931 Méphisto
Jacques Miral
 1930 L'héritage de Lilette (Short)
 1930 Chacun sa chance
Marcel Grivot
 1928 Les lions
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Appeared on an Easter Special Program on the Dumont television network (KTTV) called "The Passion Play" on March 23, 1951.

Publicity Listings:

6 Print Biographies | 2 Interviews | 2 Articles | 8 Pictorials | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Jean Moncorgé | Alexis Moncourge

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

About his debut in stage show: "I understood immediately that to get success I had to make for the front door, not for the back one. And the front door was the door of Mistinguett's dressing room". See more »

Trivia:

Following the German occupation of France, he emigrated to Hollywood At that time, he began a romance with Marlene Dietrich and lived there until 1943. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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