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Jean Vilar (1912–1971)

Jean Vilar was born on March 25, 1912 in Sète, Hérault, France. He was an actor and writer, known for L'avare (1966), Gates of the Night (1946) and Les mousquetaires du roi (1951). He died on May 28, 1971 in Sète. See full bio »

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(age 59) in Sète, Hérault, France

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Known For

L'avare
L'avare Harpagon
(1966)
Gates of the Night
Gates of the Night Le clochard / La fortune
(1946)

Filmography

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 1971 Le petit matin
Paul
 1966 L'avare (TV Movie)
Harpagon
 1962 Etroits sont les vaisseaux (Short)
Le lecteur du poème (voice)
 1960 L'enclos
Narrator (voice)
 1956 Bold Adventure
Le duc d'Albe
 1952 Jocelyn
Le supérieur du nouveau séminaire
 1952 Je sème à tout vent (Short)
Récitant / Narrator (voice)
 1951 Pirate Submarine
Submarine Commandant Jean L'Herminier
 1950 Justice Is Done
Le prêtre à l'imprimerie
 1950 Thirst of Men
Le typographe
 1949 La ferme des sept péchés
L'homme gris / Grey man
 1949 Les eaux troubles
Ulysse
 1948 Wench
L'innocent
 1948 Carrefour du crime
Inspecteur Dominique
 1948 Les frères Bouquinquant
Le prêtre
 1947 Les requins de Gibraltar
Percy Carters
 1946 Gates of the Night
Le clochard / La fortune
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He directed Richard II by Shakespeare in the Cour d'Honneur of the Popes' Palace. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Pictorial | See more »
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Trivia:

Arrived in Paris to study for "licence de lettres" (B.A. in French Literature) at the Sorbonne, in 1932. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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