Marcel Bozzuffi (1929–1988)

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Marcel Bozzuffi was born on October 28, 1929 in Rennes, Ille-et-Vilaine, France. He was an actor and director, known for The French Connection (1971), Z (1969) and The Day and the Hour (1963). He was married to Françoise Fabian. He died on February 1, 1988 in Paris, France. See full bio »


(age 58) in Paris, France

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Known For

The French Connection Pierre Nicoli
Z Vago
The Day and the Hour Inspector Lerat
March or Die Lt. Fontaine


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 1989 Il colpo (TV Movie)
Commissario Graziani
 1988 Giallo alla regola
Col. Catalini
 1988 Savannah
 1986 L'ombra nera del Vesuvio (TV Mini Series)
Don Gaetano Bonanno
- Episode #1.4 (1986) ... Don Gaetano Bonanno
- Episode #1.3 (1986) ... Don Gaetano Bonanno
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... Don Gaetano Bonanno
- Episode #1.1 (1986) ... Don Gaetano Bonanno
 1986 Bilbao Blues
Fidel Arteche
 1986 L'ogre
Paul Calmet
 1985 L'affaire Caillaux (TV Movie)
Joseph Caillaux
 1984 The Syringe
 1984 To Catch a King (TV Movie)
Colonel da Cunha
 1983 Afghanistan pourquoi?
Colonel russe
 1983 Le cercle des passions
Turiddu Zangara
 1983 L'amour fugitif (TV Movie)
 1983 Bon anniversaire Juliette (TV Movie)
Jérôme Thiriot
 1982 L'ami(e) étranger (TV Movie)
Max Daniel
 1982 Ultimatum (TV Movie)
Stéphane Nallet
 1982 De bien étranges affaires (TV Series)
Max Daniel
- L'ami étranger (1982) ... Max Daniel
 1982 Les grands ducs (TV Movie)
 1981 Une saison dans la vie de Fedor Dostoïevski (TV Movie)
Fedor Dostoïevski
 1981 Quatre femmes, quatre vies (TV Mini Series)
Pierre Taillandier
- La maison bleue (1981) ... Pierre Taillandier
 1980 La Cage aux Folles II
 1980 Contraband
Francois Joaquin - Il Marsigliese
 1980 The Mandarin (TV Movie)
Antoine Chaput
 1980 The Persian Lamb Coat
Commissario Juvet
 1980 Cinéma 16 (TV Series)
- C'est grand chez toi (1980) ... Serge
 1979 Bloodline
Man in Black
 1979 The Passage
 1978 Safari Rally
Paul Stark
 1977 March or Die
Lt. Fontaine
 1977 Stunt Squad
Commissario Grifi
 1977 Le Sheriff
Joanno dit Le Capitaine
 1976 Colt 38 Special Squad
Insp. Vanni
 1976 Illustrious Corpses
The lazy
 1975 The Hallucinating Trip
Il commissario De Stefani
 1975 The Gypsy
Policeman Blot
 1975 Go Gorilla Go
 1974 The Murri Affair
Il giudice Stanzani
 1974 The Destructors
 1974 Caravan to Vaccares
 1973 Chino
 1973 Killing in the Sun
Félix Vinciguerra 'Vinci'
 1973 Le fils
Marcel / Gunman
 1972 Torino nera
 1972 Images
 1971 Daisy Town
Lucky Luke (voice)
 1971 The French Connection
Pierre Nicoli
 1971 Countdown to Vengeance
Luigi Zampalone dit Zampa
 1970 Le service des affaires classées (TV Series)
Andréo Rimaldi
- Coffré (1970) ... Andréo Rimaldi
 1970 Vertigo for a Killer
 1970 The Heist
Marco / Sidekick
 1969 Love Is a Funny Thing
Le mari de Françoise
 1969 L'Américain
 1969 Z
Vago (as Marcel Bozzufi)
 1969 Life Love Death
Le commissaire Marchand
 1968 Beru and These Women
 1967 Malican père et fils (TV Series)
- Coup de foudre (1967) ... Lambert (as Marcel Bozzufi)
 1967 Allô police (TV Series)
- L'évadé (Insuline) (1967) ... Bill
 1966 Sacrés fantômes (TV Movie)
 1966 The Upper Hand
Marque Mal (as Marcel Bozzufi)
 1966 Le Deuxième Souffle
Jo Ricci (as Marcel Bozzufi)
 1959-1965 Les cinq dernières minutes (TV Series)
Marcel Taverny / Richard Vérac / Maurice Chazal / ...
- La chasse aux grenouilles (1965) ... Marcel Taverny (as Marcel Bozzufi)
- 45 tours... et puis s'en vont (1964) ... Richard Vérac (as Marcel Bozzufi)
- Le tzigane et la dactylo (1962) ... Maurice Chazal
- Poison d'eau douce (1959) ... Auguste
 1965 Le train bleu s'arrête 13 fois (TV Series)
- Paris: Signal d'alarme (1965) ... Murere
 1965 The Sleeping Car Murder
Un agent de police (uncredited)
 1965 Histoires d'hommes (TV Series)
Pierre Level
- Und amour de guerre (1965) ... Pierre Level
 1965 Skies Above
 1964 Sans merveille (TV Movie)
 1963 Maigret voit rouge
Torrence (as Marcel Bozzufi)
 1963 The Day and the Hour
Inspector Lerat
 1962 Les trois chapeaux claques (TV Movie)
 1962 L'inspecteur Leclerc enquête (TV Series)
- Face à face (1962) ... Silone (as Marcel Bozzufi)
 1961-1962 Le théâtre de la jeunesse (TV Series)
Javert / Lampourde
- Gavroche (1962) ... Javert
- Le capitaine Fracasse (1961) ... Lampourde
- Cosette (1961) ... Javert (as Marcel Bozzufi)
 1961 Les mystères de Paris (TV Movie)
Le Chourineur
 1961 Tintin et le mystère de la Toison d'Or
Angorapoulos (as Marcel Bozzufi)
 1961 La caméra explore le temps (TV Series)
 1961 Le Sahara brûle
 1960 The Boss
Toni (as Marcel Bozzufi)
 1960 L'histoire dépasse la fiction (TV Series)
Jean de La Roche
- Pierre de Giac qui vendit son âme au diable (1960) ... Jean de La Roche
 1960 Arden de Faversham (TV Movie)
 1959 Asphalt
Gino (as Marcel Bozuffi)
 1958 Le Sicilien
Pete (as Marcel Bozzufi)
 1957 Escapade
 1957 Le rouge est mis
Pierre (as Marcel Bozzufi)
 1957 Reproduction interdite
Bernard (as Marcel Bozzufi)
 1956 Le pays d'où je viens
Le chauffeur du camion
 1956 The Wages of Sin (as Marcel Bozzufi)
 1956 Daddy's Gang
La Volaille
 1955 The Best Part (as Marcel Bozzufi)
 1955 Hi-Jack Highway
Pierrot Ragondin
 1955 The Lowest Crime
Un accusé dans le box
 1955 Razzia
Le client au révolver (uncredited)
 1955 Caroline and the Rebels
Un soldat (uncredited)
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Show Show Self (5 credits)
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Other Works:

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Alternate Names:

Marcel Bozuffi | Marcel Bozzufi


5' 7" (1.7 m)


Françoise Fabian  (his death)

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On the iconic French Connection poster, his image is the largest between himself and Gene Hackman, who is standing in the background firing his gun at Marcel, whose image takes up most of the frame. See more »



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