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Jacques B. Brunius (1906–1967)

Jacques B. Brunius was born on September 16, 1906 in Paris, France as Jacques Henri Cottance. He was an actor and writer, known for Sea Devils (1953), La vie est à nous (1936) and Violons d'Ingres (1939). He was married to Cecile Chevreau. He died on April 24, 1967 in Exeter, Devon, England. See full bio »

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Known For

Sea Devils
Sea Devils Fouche
La vie est à nous
La vie est à nous Le président du conseil d'administration
Violons d'Ingres
Forbidden Cargo
Forbidden Cargo Det. Pierre Valance


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 1965 Sunday Night (TV Series documentary)
Commentary spoken by
- The World of Toulouse-Lautrec (1965) ... Commentary spoken by (voice, as Jacques Brunius)
 1965 Return from the Ashes
1st Detective (as Jacques Brunius)
 1965 Le chant du monde (as Jacques Borel)
 1964 The Yellow Rolls-Royce
Duc de d'Angouleme (England) (uncredited)
 1961 Loss of Innocence
Monsieur Joubert
 1961 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series)
Ferdie Legrange
- Venus Brown (1961) ... Ferdie Legrange (as Jacques Brunius)
 1960 The Four Just Men (TV Series)
- The Miracle of St. Phillipe (1960) ... Mayor
 1959 Charlesworth (TV Series)
Inspector Theriault
- All That Glitters (1959) ... Inspector Theriault (as Jacques Brunius)
- Pearls Before... (1959) ... Inspector Theriault (as Jacques Brunius)
 1958 Charlesworth at Large (TV Series)
Insp. Theriault
- Up the Garden Path (1958) ... Insp. Theriault (as Jacques Brunius)
 1958 Orders to Kill
Cmndt. Morand (as Jacques Brunius)
 1958 The Golden Egg (TV Movie)
Dr. Wenster
 1957 Dangerous Exile
De Chassagne (uncredited)
 1955-1957 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Doctor / Pierre Chassaigne
- Mrs. Wickens in the Fall (1957) ... Doctor (as Jacques Brunius)
- The River Line (1955) ... Pierre Chassaigne (as Jacques Brunius)
 1957 True as a Turtle
Monsieur Charbonnier
 1956 Triple Deception
Lessage (uncredited)
 1956 Wicked as They Come
Inspector Caron (as Jacques Brunius)
 1955 Barbie (TV Series)
Mr. Morrisot
- Episode #1.5 (1955) ... Mr. Morrisot
 1955 The Cockleshell Heroes
French Fisherman (as Jacques Brunius)
 1955 Bobby in France (TV Series)
Monsieur Leblanc
- Tess and Bobby Arrive (1955) ... Monsieur Leblanc (as Jacques Brunius)
 1955 Captain Gallant of the Foreign Legion (TV Series)
- Esprit de Corps (1955) ... Pakka (as Jacques Brunius)
 1955 To Paris with Love
Monsieur Marconne (as Jacques Brunius)
 1954 Forbidden Cargo
Det. Pierre Valance
 1953 Laughing Anne
 1953 Always a Bride
Inspector (as Jacques Brunius)
 1953 Sea Devils
Fouche (as Jacques Brunius)
 1953 The Golden Mask
Kress (as Jacques Brunius)
 1952 Affair in Monte Carlo
Concierge, Pension Lisa (as Jacques Brunius)
 1952 To the Rescue (Short)
Mr. Black (as Jacques Brunius)
 1951 The Lavender Hill Mob
Customs Official (as Jacques Brunius)
 1951 Une fille à croquer (as Jacques Borel)
 1951 Andalousie (uncredited)
 1951 El sueño de Andalucía (uncredited)
 1950 The Wooden Horse
André (as Jacques Brunius)
 1940 L'héritier des Mondésir
Le médecin (uncredited)
 1938 La bête humaine
Un garçon de ferme (uncredited)
 1938 Le schpountz
L'accessoiriste (as Borel)
 1938 Le temps des cerises
Le petit-fils du directeur (as Brunius)
 1936 A Day in the Country (Short)
Rodolphe (as Jacques Borel)
 1936 Moutonnet
 1936 La vie est à nous
Le président du conseil d'administration
 1936 The Crime of Monsieur Lange
Mr. Baigneur (as J.B. Brunius)
 1934 L'hôtel du libre échange
Le monsieur du train
 1934 L'Atalante
Un flic à bicyclette (uncredited)
 1932 L'affaire est dans le sac
Adrien, le client au béret (as J.B.Brunius)
 1930 L'Age d'Or
Passer-by in the Street (uncredited)
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Show Show Director (10 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (7 credits)
Show Show Editor (4 credits)
Show Show Second Unit Director or Assistant Director (3 credits)
Show Show Production manager (1 credit)
Show Show Self (3 credits)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Jacques Borel | Borel | Bernard Brunius | J.B. Brunius | Jacques Brunius | Brunius | J.B.Brunius

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Real name Cottance. Studied at the Ecole Aeronautique et d'Automobile, but left before graduation to pursue a career in the cinema as a critic, technician, actor, and director. Became assistant to directors René Clair and Jean Renoir. Turned to acting. Latterly resident in Britain, longtime employee of the BBC. Also general correspondent for the French literary revue Fontaine, contributor of ... See more »

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