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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), Nounours (1995) and I Was a Parish Priest (1953). He was married to Christine Laydu. He died on July 29, 2011 in Paris, France. See full bio »

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(age 84) in Paris, France

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Known For

Diary of a Country Priest
Diary of a Country Priest Priest of Ambricourt (Curé d'Ambricourt)
(1951)
Nounours
Nounours Le marchand de sable
(1995)
I Was a Parish Priest
I Was a Parish Priest P. Andrés Mendoza
(1953)
Bonne nuit les petits
Bonne nuit les petits Le marchand de sable / Ulysse, le marchand de sable
(1962-1966)

Filmography

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 1995 Nounours (TV Series short)
Le marchand de sable (voice)
 1979 Le destin de Priscilla Davies (TV Movie)
Le caissier
 1962-1966 Bonne nuit les petits (TV Series short)
Le marchand de sable / Ulysse, le marchand de sable
- Départ en vacances chez Cornichon (1966) ... Le marchand de sable (voice)
- Nounours lit le journal (1965) ... Le marchand de sable (voice)
- Nicolas et Pimprenelle préparent Noël (1964) ... Le marchand de sable (voice)
- Nounours collectionneur (1964) ... Le marchand de sable (voice)
- Pimprenelle pâtissière (1964) ... Le marchand de sable (voice)
 1960 Le dialogue des Carmélites
Le Chevalier de la Force
 1957 La roue
Roland Pelletier
 1956 Altair
Rossi
 1955 Interdit de séjour
Pierre Ménard
 1954 Raspoutine
Héliodore
 1953 La route Napoléon
Pierre Marchand
 1953 Le bon Dieu sans confession
Roland Dupont
 1953 I Was a Parish Priest
P. Andrés Mendoza
 1952 Le chemin de Damas
Etienne
 1952 Nous sommes tous des assassins
Philippe Arnaud
 1952 Au coeur de la Casbah
Michel
 1951 Trip to America
François Soalhat
 1951 Diary of a Country Priest
Priest of Ambricourt (Curé d'Ambricourt)
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On stage from the age of 15. Studied acting in Paris under Jean-Louis Barrault. Never subsequently succeeded in matching his highly-acclaimed debut performance as the titular star of Bresson's Diary of a Country Priest (1951). See more »

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