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Léon Zitrone (1914–1995)

Léon Zitrone was born in Russia in 1914 and around 1920 he moved to France with his family. He graduated from Ecole Supérieure de Journalisme de Paris in 1948 and in 1959 he joint RTF. He was best known for hosting "Intervilles" alongside Guy Lux, commentating on the Tour de France on 6 times, hosting the French coverage for the Olympics between ... See full bio »


(age 81) in Paris, France

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 1985 Marriage of the Century
Voix du commentateur
 1984 American Dreamer
Ivan Stranauvlitch
 1982 La marseillaise (TV Movie)
 1981 À nous de jouer (TV Movie)
 1980 Le coup du parapluie
Le commentateur de la soirée (voice)
 1977 Drôles de zèbres
Le commentateur hippique
 1976 Holy Year
Récitant TV (voice, uncredited)
 1974 Marriage
 1974 Mon propre meurtre (TV Movie)
Le présentateur TV #1
 1972 Les intrus
Le journaliste
 1971 Macédoine
Zitrone (uncredited)
 1969 Three Men on a Horse
Un turfiste (uncredited)
 1969 Les gros malins (unconfirmed)
 1967 Live for Life
Le présentateur télé
 1964 Des pissenlits par la racine (uncredited)
 1963 Les cinq dernières minutes (TV Series)
Le présentateur J. T.
- L'eau qui dort (1963) ... Le présentateur J. T.
 1962 Le gentleman d'Epsom
En personne / Himself (uncredited)
 1961 Le puits aux trois vérités
En personne / Himself
 1960 Leon Garros ishchet druga
Léon Garros
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He is one of 9 presenters to host and commentate on the Eurovision Song Contest. The others are Terry Wogan, Pat Kenny, Lolita Morena, Pavlo Shylko, Oliver Mlakar, Leyla Aliyeva, Harald Treutiger and Jaana Pelkonen. See more »

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