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Gérard Philipe (1922–1959)


In 1940 Gerard left school and his parents wanted him be a lawyer. But soon his mother noticed that he was only interested in acting, although his father was against the idea. After timely intervention from Mark Allégret, who decided he showed some promise, Gerard's debut was in Claude Dauphin's play "One plain girl". After this, Gerard decided to ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 36) in Paris, France

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 1959 Fever Mounts at El Pao
Ramón Vázquez
 1957 Lovers of Paris
Octave Mouret
 1956 Sur les rivages de l'ambre
Narrator (French version) / Récitant (voice)
 1956 If Paris Were Told to Us
Le Trouvère
 1955 The Best Part
Philippe Perrin - l'ingénieur en chef
 1955 The Grand Maneuver
Le lieutenant Armand de la Verne
 1954 Lovers, Happy Lovers!
André Ripois
 1953 It Happened in the Park
Carlo (as Gerard Philipe)
 1952 Beauties of the Night
Claude - un jeune compositeur rêveur
 1952 The Seven Deadly Sins
Le meneur de jeu / Le peintre (segment "Huitième péché, Le / Eighth Sin, The")
 1952 Fan-Fan the Tulip
Fanfan La Tulipe (as Gérard Philipe du Théatre National Populaire)
 1951 Saint-Louis, ange de la paix
Récitant / Narrator (voice)
 1951 Juliette, or Key of Dreams
Michel Grandier
 1950 Les fêtes galantes (Watteau) (Short)
Récitant / Narrator (voice)
 1950 Lost Souvenirs
Gérard de Narçay (segment "Une cravate de fourrure")
 1949 All Roads Lead to Rome
Gabriel Pégase
 1949 Riptide
Pierre
 1946 Land Without Stars
Simon Legouge / Frédéric Talacayud
 1945 Box of Dreams
Un homme (uncredited)
 1944 Les petites du quai aux fleurs
Jérôme Hardy
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Other Works:

Recorded Saint-Exupery's 'Le Petit Prince'

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 3 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 7 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Gerard Philipe | Gérard Philipe du Théatre National Populaire

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Trivia:

Dying in 1959 at the peak of his stardom, a French commemorative stamp was issued only two years after his death. Only one other French star, Raimu, has had that honor bestowed upon him. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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