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Robert Hossein

The son of orchestra conductor André Hossein, Paris-born Robert Hossein was trained at René Simon's acting school. Hossein labored away as actor/director with the legendary Theatre Grand Guignol in Montmartre, then spent several years on the "legitimate" stage. In films from 1955's Rififi (Rififi (1955)), Hossein has been generally cast as jaded ... See full bio »
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 2013 Une femme nommée Marie (TV Movie)
Récitant / Narrator (voice)
 2010 L'affaire Seznec: c'est vous qui allez le juger (TV Movie)
 2009 Le mirage (Short)
 2009 Venus and Apollo (TV Series)
M. Cailleterre
- Episode #2.7 (2009) ... M. Cailleterre
- Episode #2.1 (2009) ... M. Cailleterre
 2008 Un homme et son chien
Homme bus soupe populaire
 2007 Le troisième oeil (Short)
 2007 Trivial
Antoine Bérangère
 2006 Petits meurtres en famille (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.4 (2006) ... Simon
- Episode #1.3 (2006) ... Simon (credit only)
- Episode #1.2 (2006) ... Simon
- Episode #1.1 (2006) ... Simon
 2005 Le juge (TV Mini-Series)
Roger Marino
 2004 San Antonio
Le ministre de l'intérieur / The Minister
 1999 Gialloparma
Judge Bocchi
 1999 Venus Beauty
 1997 The Wax Mask
Boris Volkoff
 1995 Les Misérables
Le maître de cérémonie
 1994 L'affaire
Paul Haslans
 1992 Stranger in the House
Récitant / Narrator (voice)
 1990 Le gorille (TV Series)
Joseph Beaucis
- Le pavé du gorille (1990) ... Joseph Beaucis
 1989 Les enfants du désordre
 1987 Lévy et Goliath
Client de Goliath (uncredited)
 1986 A Man and a Woman: 20 Years Later
Robert Hossein
 1986 Le caviar rouge
 1983 Surprise Party
André Auerbach
 1982 Le grand pardon
Manuel Carreras
 1981 The Professional
Le commissaire Rosen
 1981 Bolero
Simon Meyer / Robert Prat
 1981 Les uns et les autres (TV Mini-Series)
Simon Meyer / Robert Prat
 1979 Demons of the South
Metteur en scène de théâtre
 1978 Lover Boy
Barbouze ministre 2
 1975 The Phoney
 1974 The Protector
 1974 Le tour d'écrou (TV Movie)
Peter Quint
 1973 Vogue la galère (TV Movie)
 1973 Forbidden Priests
L'abbé Jean Rastaud
 1972 Murder Is a Murder
Jean Carouse
 1972 Hellé
 1971 The Burglars
 1971 The Lion's Share
Maurice Ménard
 1971 Judge Roy Bean
Black Bird
 1970 Falling Point
Le Caïd
 1970 Versatile Lovers
 1970 The Heist
 1969 La battaglia del deserto
Captain Curd Heinz
 1969 The Conspirators
Leonida Montanari
 1969 Crime Thief
Christian, dit Tian
 1969 The Bitch Wants Blood
 1969 Misdeal
Martin von Klaus
 1968 Once Upon a Time in the West
Member of Frank's Gang in Flashback (uncredited)
 1968 Tender Moment
Enrico Fontana
 1968 OSS 117 - Double Agent
Il dottor Saadi
 1968 A Little Virtuous
Louis Brady
 1967 Lamiel
Roger Valber
 1967 The Man Who Betrayed the Mafia
Maître Bianchini
 1967 Rasputin
Serge Sukhotin
 1967 La musica
 1966 Brigade Anti Gangs
Le commissaire principal Le Goff
 1966 The Second Twin
Pierre Montaud, the Advocate
 1966 Madamigella di Maupin
Capitaine Alcibiade
 1965 God's Thunder
 1965 Marco the Magnificent
Prince Nayam, Mongol Rebel Leader
 1965 The Secret Agents
 1964 Marked Eyes
 1964 Death of a Killer
Pierre Massa
 1963 Commissaire mène l'enquête
L'amant (segment "Pour qui sonne le ...")
 1963 Chair de poule
Daniel Boisset
 1963 Of Flesh and Blood
 1963 Vice and Virtue
SS Colonel Erik Schörndorf
 1963 Enough Rope
 1962 Why Paris? (unconfirmed)
 1962 Le monte-charge
Robert Herbin
 1962 Les petits matins
Le fou
 1961 Le jeu de la vérité
L'inspecteur de police
 1961 The Taste of Violence
 1961 La menace
 1960 The Wretches
Jess Rooland
 1960 Take Me as I Am
Ed Dawson
 1959 La sentence
Georges Lagrange
 1959 Double Agents
 1959 Riff Raff Girls
Marcel Point-Bleu
 1959 The Road to Shame
Pierre Rossi
 1958 Night Is Not for Sleep
Pierre Menda
 1958 Provisional Liberty
Jean-Paul Viberty / Jean Rungis
 1957 Young Girls Beware
 1957 No Sun in Venice
 1956 Crime and Punishment
René Brunel
 1956 Pardonnez nos offenses
Bit Role (uncredited)
 1955 The Wicked Go to Hell
 1955 Rififi
Remi Grutter
 1955 The Infiltrator
 1954 Quai des blondes
Chemise rose
 1949 Maya
Un témoin du meurtre qui n'a rien vu (uncredited)
 1948 Aux yeux du souvenir
Un élève du cours Simon (uncredited)
 1948 The Lame Devil (uncredited)
 1948 Sextette
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Author of article "Le film d'horreur" in magazine "Midi-Minuit Fantastique" (France), # 10-11, Winter 1964, p. 17-19 See more »

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