Louis de Funès (1914–1983)


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Louis Germain David de Funès de Galarza was born on July 31, 1914, in Courbevoie, France. His father, named Carlos Luis de Funes de Galarza, was a former lawyer of Seville, Spain, who became a diamond cutter. His mother, named Leonor Soto Reguera, was of Spanish and Portugese extraction. Young Louis de Funès was fond of drawing and piano playing. ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Wing or The Thigh? Charles Duchemin
(1976)
The Troops of St. Tropez Maréchal des logis-chef Ludovic Cruchot
(1964)
The Cabbage Soup Claude Ratinier (Le Glaude)
(1981)

Filmography

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 1982 The Troops & Troop-ettes
Maréchal des Logis-chef Ludovic Cruchot
 1981 The Cabbage Soup
Claude Ratinier (Le Glaude)
 1980 The Miser
Harpagon
 1979 The Troops & Aliens
Le maréchal des logis-chef Ludovic Cruchot
 1978 The Discord
Guillaume Daubray-Lacaze
 1976 The Wing or The Thigh?
Charles Duchemin
 1973 The Mad Adventures of Rabbi Jacob
Victor Pivert
 1971 Delusions of Grandeur
Don Salluste de Bazan
 1971 Jo
Antoine Brisebard
 1971 Perched on a Tree
Henri Roubier
 1970 The Troops on Vacation
Maréchal des logis-chef Ludovic Cruchot
 1970 The Band
Monsieur Édouard - dit Evan Evans (as Louis de Funes)
 1969 Hibernatus
Hubert de Tartas
 1968 The Troops get Married
Maréchal des Logis-chef Ludovic Cruchot
 1968 The Tattoo
Félicien Mézeray
 1968 The Little Bather
Louis-Philippe Fourchaume
 1967 The Exchange Student
Charles Bosquier
 1967 Oscar
Bertrand Barnier
 1967 Fantomas vs. Scotland Yard
Le commissaire Juve
 1966 La Grande Vadrouille
Stanislas Lefort
 1966 The Restaurant
Monsieur Septime
 1965 Fantomas Unleashed
Commissaire Juve
 1965 The Troops in New York
Maréchal des logis-chef Ludovic Cruchot
 1965 How to Keep the Red Lamp Burning
Léon Haudepin (segment "Bons vivants, Les")
 1965 The Sucker
Léopold Saroyan
 1964 Fantomas
Le commissaire Juve
 1964 The Troops of St. Tropez
Maréchal des logis-chef Ludovic Cruchot
 1964 A Funny Boss
Marcel
 1964 Dandelions by the Roots
Jockey Jack
 1964 Let's Rob the Bank
Victor Garnier
 1963 Le café liegeois (Short)
Le monsieur en habit
 1963 Squeak-squeak
Léonard Monestier
 1963 Carom Shots
Norbert Charolais
 1963 People in Luck
Antoine Beaurepaire (segment "Un gros lot")
 1962 We Will Go to Deauville
Ludovic Lamberjacques (as Louis De Funès)
 1962 Moonlight in Maubeuge
Unconfirmed (uncredited)
 1962 The Gentleman from Epsom
Gaspard Ripeux
 1962 The Devil and the Ten Commandments
Vaillant (segment "Bien d'autrui ne prendras")
 1962 Crime Does Not Pay
Le barman du 'Blue Bar' (segment "L'homme de l'avenue")
 1962 The Vendetta
Amoretti
 1961 The American Beauty
Les frères Viralot, le secrétaire du commissariat et le chef du personnel
 1961 Captain Fracasse
Scapin
 1960 Slow Local Trains
Émile Durand
 1960 Candide
Le gestapiste / Gestapo man
 1960 Some Like It... Cold
Ange Galopin
 1959 My Pal the Gypsy
Védrines
 1959 The Overtaxed
Ettore
 1959 Toto in Madrid
Prof. Francisco Montiel
 1958 Taxi, Trailer and Corrida
Maurice Berger
 1958 Life Together
Maître Stéphane, le notaire
 1958 Neither Seen Nor Recognized
Blaireau
 1957 Le réveillon du psychanaliste (TV Movie)
Le patient
 1957 Kindly Kill Me
Pierre Cousin (as Louis de Funes)
 1956 Four Bags Full
Jambier, l'épicier
 1956 Short Head
Prosper / Père Grazziani / Colonel Luc de la Frapinière / ...
 1956 The Flea in the Ear (TV Movie)
Auguste Ferraillon
 1956 Babies Galore
Célestin Ratier - représentant des industries de l'enfance
 1956 Law of the Streets
Paulo - les Chiens
 1956 Daddy's Gang
L'inspecteur Victor Eugène Merlerin
 1956 Hello Smile!
Bonoeil
 1956 If Paris Were Told to Us
Antoine Allègre
 1955 The Hussars
Luigi - le sacristain
 1955 The Impossible Mr. Pipelet
Oncle Robert (as Louis De Funès)
 1955 Frou-Frou
Colonel Cousinet-Duval
 1955 Papa, Mama, My Wife and Me
Monsieur Calomel
 1955 The Babes Make the Law
Jeannot La Bonne Affaire - le barman
 1955 Napoleon
Soldier Laurent Passementier (uncredited)
 1955 Ingrid - The Story of a Fashion Model
D'Arrigio - Modeschöpfer
 1954 Le recensement (TV Movie)
L'agent recenseur
 1954 Papa, Mama, the Maid and I
Monsieur Calomel
 1954 A Woman of Evil
René, l'astrologue (uncredited)
 1954 Human Cargo
Le chef de train (uncredited)
 1954 Peek-a-boo
Michel Leboeuf, de la brigade des moeurs
 1954 Marriage Episodes
Boulingrin
 1954 Service Entrance
Cesare Grimaldi
 1954 April Fools' Day
Le garde-champêtre (as de Funès)
 1954 The Sheep Has Five Legs
Pilate (as Louis de Funes)
 1954 Men Think Only of That
Célosso - le mari espagnol de la comtesse russe
 1954 The Pirates of the Bois du Bologne
Le commissaire
 1954 Trust Me!
Tumlatum
 1954 The Secret of Helene Marimon
Le jardinier Ravan
 1954 Agonies
Eddy Gorlier
 1954 Oh No, Mam'zelle
Un maréchal des logis
 1954 Sleeping Beauty (TV Short)
Un astrologue
 1954 The Scheming Women
Marcange
 1954 Fraternity (TV Movie)
 1954 The Game of Love
Le forain
 1954 Strange Desire of Mr. Bard
Monsieur Chanteau
 1953 La servante (TV Movie)
Le maître de maison
 1953 The Laugh (Short)
Le professeur
 1953 The Knight of the Night
Le tailleur
 1953 My Brother from Senegal
Le docteur (as De Funes)
 1953 Lightly and Shortly Dressed
Paul Duvernois
 1953 Inside a Girls' Dormitory
Le photographe Triboudot
 1953 Captain Slipper
Monsieur Rachoux - le directeur de la banque (as De Funès)
 1953 Innocents in Paris
Monsieur Celestin (as Louis de Funes)
 1953 Companions of the Night
Un client attablé (uncredited)
 1953 The Sparrows of Paris
Le docteur
 1953 The Tour of the Grand Dukes
Le directeur de l'hôtel
 1953 To Hell with the Virtue
Lorette, le greffier (as De Funès)
 1953 The Long Teeth
Un typo
 1953 The Virtuous Scoundrel
Emile, le valet de chambre
 1953 The Fighting Drummer
Le maître d'armes
 1952 Le grillon du foyer (TV Movie)
 1952 The Crazy Jungle (as de Funès)
 1952 The Eighth Art and Way (Short)
Le mari fan de radio
 1952 Run Away Mr. Perle
Le fou qui pêche dans un lavabo (as De Funès)
 1952 She and Me
Le garçon de café
 1952 The Respectful Whore
Un client du night-club (as De Funes)
 1952 Mister Taxi
Le peintre qui voit rouge (as Louis De Funès)
 1952 I Was It Three Times
L'interprète du sultan (uncredited)
 1952 Judgment of God
L'homme qui se fait arracher une dent chez le barbier et un envoyé du bourgmestre (uncredited)
 1952 Love Is Not a Sin
Cottin - l'homme au chien
 1952/I Matrimonial Agency
M. Charles (as De Funès)
 1952 Mister Leguignon, Signalman
Un habitant du quartier (as Louis de Funes)
 1952 The Seven Deadly Sins
Martin Gaston, le Français (segment "Paresse, La / Sloth")
 1952 Wolves Hunt at Night
Le barman qui sert un Porto (uncredited)
 1951 A Love Under an Umbrella (Short) (uncredited)
 1951 Club for Sale (Short) (uncredited)
 1951 Jeanne avec nous (TV Movie)
 1951 Junior Champions (Short) (uncredited)
 1951 My Wife Is Formidable
Le touriste skieur
 1951 La Poison
André
 1951 The Turkey
Le gérant
 1951 Trip to America
L'employé d'Air France
 1951 They Were Five
Albert, le régisseur
 1951 Life Is a Game
Un voleur
 1951 The Passerby
L'éclusier
 1951 The Sleepwalker
Anatole, le mari soupçonneux
 1951 Dr. Knock
Le malade qui a perdu 100 grammes (uncredited)
 1951 The Red Rose
Manito - le poète (as L. de Funès)
 1951 Without Leaving an Address
Le futur papa qui lit le journal (as De Funès)
 1951 Bibi Fricotin
Le pêcheur
 1950 The Gamblers (TV Movie)
Piotr Petrovitch
 1950 The Straw Lover
Bruno, le psychiatre
 1950 Lawless Street
Hippolyte (as De Funès)
 1950 The Strollers
Monsieur Vincent - le quincailler (uncredited)
 1950 Twelve Hours to Live
Nicolas (uncredited)
 1950 Father's Dilemma
Un prete (uncredited)
 1950 Adémaï at the border post
Soldier (uncredited)
 1950 Bed for Two
Le garçon
 1950 A Certain Mister
Le journaliste Thomas Boudebeuf
 1950 My Friend Sainfoin
Le guide
 1950 Not Any Weekend for Our Love
Constantin, domestique du baron (as De Funes)
 1950 Farewell Mister Grock
Un spectateur (uncredited)
 1949 A Simple Case of Money
L'avocat de Philippe
 1949 Just Out (uncredited)
 1949 I Like Only You
Le chef d'orchestre (as De Funes)
 1949 Mission in Tangier
Le colonel espagnol (as De Funès)
 1949 Du Guesclin
L'astrologue / Aymérigot Marches / un seigneur / ...
 1948 Cruise for the Unknown One
Le cuisinier (uncredited)
 1947 Antoine and Antoinette
Un garçon épicier / Un invité à la noce (uncredited)
 1947 Last Refuge
The Driver
 1947 Last Chance Castle
Bar Patron Hugging Yolande
 1947 Six Hours to Lose
Le chauffeur (as de Funès)
 1946 The Temptation of Barbizon
Le portier du paradis (uncredited)
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Other Works:

TV commercial for Martini (1966) See more »

Publicity Listings:

7 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 8 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Louis De Funès | De Funes | De Funès | de Funès | Louis de Funes | L. de Funès

Height:

5' 4½" (1.64 m)
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Trivia:

Has 3 sons. Daniel with his first wife 'Germaine Louise Élodie Carroyer'. Patrick and Olivier with second wife Jeanne de Funès. See more »

Trademark:

Unique facial expressions See more »

Nickname:

Fufu

Star Sign:

Leo

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