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Claude Laydu (1927–2011)

Claude Laydu was born on March 10, 1927 in Brussels, Belgium. He was an actor and writer, known for Diary of a Country Priest (1951), I Was a Parish Priest (1953) and Nous sommes tous des assassins (1952). He was married to Christine Laydu. He died on July 29, 2011 in Paris, France. See full bio »


(age 84) in Paris, France

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 1995 Nounours (TV Series short)
Le marchand de sable (voice)
 1979 Le destin de Priscilla Davies (TV Movie)
Le caissier
 1960 The Carmelites
Le Chevalier de la Force
 1957 La roue
Roland Pelletier
 1956 Altair
 1955 Price of Love
Pierre Ménard
 1954 Rasputin
Le père Alexandre
 1953 Napoleon Road
Pierre Marchand
 1953 Le bon Dieu sans confession
Roland Dupont
 1953 I Was a Parish Priest
 1952 Le chemin de Damas
 1952 Nous sommes tous des assassins
Philippe Arnaud
 1952 Heart of the Casbah
 1951 Trip to America
François Soalhat
 1951 Diary of a Country Priest
Priest of Ambricourt (Curé d'Ambricourt)
Show Show Writer (2 credits)
Show Show Composer (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)

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He has an entry in Jean Tulard's "Dictionnaire du Cinéma. Les Acteurs", published in Paris, in May 2007, by Editions Robert Laffont/Collection Bouquins, page 670 (ISBN: 978-2-221-10895-6). See more »

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