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Boris Vian (1920–1959)

Engineer, poet, novelist, songwriter, jazz trumpeter, and record producer, Boris Vian was truly a symbol of the young post-war intellectuals of France. See full bio »


(age 39) in Paris, France

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  Collection rue des ravissantes: Boris Vian fait son cinéma (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 5 episodes, 2014 - 2015) (performer - 1 episode, 2015)
- Rue des ravissantes (2015) ... (writer: "On est pas là pour se faire engueuler", "On n'est pas là pour se faire engueuler")
- Le cowboy de Normandie (2015) ... (writer: "Derrière le crâne")
- De quoi je me mêle (2015) ... (performer: "Barcelone", "A la Pêche des Coeurs") / (writer: "Barcelone", "A la Pêche des Coeurs")
- Notre Faust (2014) ... (writer: "Il faut me jurer de m'aimer")
- L'autostoppeur (2014) ... (writer: "Fais-moi mal Johnny")
 2013 Matzav Ha'Uma (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.18 (2013) ... (lyrics: "Al Titchatnu Banot")
 2008-2010 Memòries de la tele (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #4.33 (2010) ... (writer: "Fes-me mal, Johnny")
- Episode #2.21 (2008) ... (writer: "Fes-me mal, Johnny (Fes-moi mal, Johnny)")
- Episode #2.17 (2008) ... (writer: "Fes-me mal, Johnny (Fes-moi mal, Johnny)")
 2010 Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life (performer: "Je Bois") / (writer: "Je Bois")
  Ah, c'était ça la vie! (TV Mini-Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes, 2009) (music - 2 episodes, 2009) (performer - 2 episodes, 2009)
- Episode #1.2 (2009) ... (lyrics: "La complainte du progrès", "Le Déserteur") / (music: "Le Déserteur") / (performer: "La complainte du progrès")
- Episode #1.1 (2009) ... (lyrics: "La complainte du progrès", "Le Déserteur") / (music: "Le Déserteur") / (performer: "La complainte du progrès")
 2009 Plus belle la vie (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Du rififi au Mistral (2009) ... (writer: "Fais-moi mal")
 2006 Guide de la petite vengeance (lyrics: "Arthur Ou T'as Mis Le Corps")
 1992 La Vie de Bohème (lyrics: "Je bois") / (writer: "De velours et de soie")
 1986 The Night Is Young (lyrics: "J'ai pas d'regrets")
 1981 Les guillermines del rei Salomó (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- La dama i el bergant (1981) ... (writer: "Fes-me mal, Johnny (Fes-moi mal, Johnny)")
- Esgarrapades de pantera (1981) ... (writer: "Fes-me mal, Johnny (Fes-moi mal, Johnny)")
 1966 Orvokki (TV Movie) (writer: "Seison torilla (Le Deserteur)" - uncredited)
 1965 Calembredaines (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1965) ... (lyrics: "On n'est pas là pour se faire engueuler")
 1961 Jail Break ("Il mare")
 1960 Rocco and His Brothers (writer: "Il Mare")
 1958 Port of Desire (lyrics: "La Fille de Hanbourg")
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Other Works:

Author (as Vernon Sullivan) of short stories collection "Les Fourmis" (Paris : Le Terrain Vague) See more »

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1 Portrayal | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Vernon Sullivan

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Died during a preview of J'irai cracher sur vos tombes (1959), an adaptation of his novel that he disowned. See more »

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