Eddie Constantine (1913–1993)

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Iconic American-born singer and actor in international films since the 1950s. Born in L.A. to Russian immigrant parents, Constantine studied voice in Vienna. He returned to the US, where his singing career wavered and he found work as a film extra. Constantine first achieved fame in Paris, where he launched a successful career as a popular singer ... See full bio »

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Alphaville Lemmy Caution
Dames Get Along Selby Frayme / Lemmy Caution
License to Kill Nick Carter


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 2010 Dimension 1991-2024 (Video short)
 1993 Three Shake-a-Leg Steps to Heaven
Don Fabrizzi
 1991 Tôkyô no kyûjitsu
Mr. Light
 1991 Germany Year 90 Nine Zero (TV Movie)
Lemmy Caution
 1991 Europa
Colonel Harris
 1989 Europa, abends
Mr. Hardayle
 1989 L'agence (TV Series)
 1989 Le retour de Lemmy Caution (TV Movie)
Lemmy Caution
 1989 Rivalen der Rennbahn (TV Series)
Herr Belmont
- Gewitterwolken (1989) ... Herr Belmont
 1988 Les cinq dernières minutes (TV Series)
John Kenneth Morton
- Pour qui sonne le jazz (1988) ... John Kenneth Morton
 1987 Helsinki-Naples All Night Long
Old Gangster
 1987 Frankenstein's Aunt (TV Series)
Alois - Water Spirit
- Die Hochzeit (1987) ... Alois - Water Spirit
- Das Automobil (1987) ... Alois - Water Spirit
- Der Salonlöwe (1987) ... Alois - Water Spirit
- Die Wiege (1987) ... Alois - Water Spirit
- Die Braut (1987) ... Alois - Water Spirit
 1986 Honor Thy Father (TV Movie)
 1986 Roncalli (TV Series)
 1986 Macaroni Blues
Lemmy Caution
 1986 Pepe Carvalho (TV Series)
Charlie Davis
- Golpe de estado (1986) ... Charlie Davis
 1984-1985 Quei trentasei gradini (TV Mini Series)
Avvocato Dariel
- Episode #1.4 (1985) ... Avvocato Dariel
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... Avvocato Dariel
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... Avvocato Dariel
- Episode #1.1 (1984) ... Avvocato Dariel
 1984 Seifenblasen
Hollywood Schauspieler
 1984 Springtime in Vienna
Lemmy Caution
 1984 Une aventure de Phil Perfect (TV Mini Series)
 1984 Black Sequence (TV Series)
Mike Parker
- J'ai bien l'honneur (1984) ... Mike Parker
 1984 Rambo Zambo (TV Movie)
 1984 Flight to Berlin
 1983 Minute papillon (TV Series)
 1983 The Mikado Project
Beppo Bourbon
 1983 La bête noire
Le patron du bar américain
 1983 Der Schnüffler
Gregori Ustinov
 1983 Kottan ermittelt (TV Series)
Lemmy Caution
- Fühlt wie Du (1983) ... Lemmy Caution
- Hausbesuche (1983) ... Lemmy Caution
 1982 Boxoffice
Hugh Barren
 1982 De bien étranges affaires (TV Series)
- Lourde gueuse (1982) ... Occono
 1982 Oasis (Short)
Eddie / Kellner
 1982 Hochkant (TV Movie)
 1982 Le moulin à remonter le poivre (TV Movie)
Tulipe Marlou
 1982 Rote Liebe - Wassilissa
Pawel Pawlowitsch
 1982 The Tiger Brigades (TV Series)
- Made in USA (1982) ... Cosmano
 1981 Les fugitifs (TV Movie)
M. John
 1981 Freak Orlando
 1981 Die Hinrichtung (TV Movie)
 1981 Neige
 1981 Zwischen Mond und Sonne (TV Movie)
 1980 Tango Through Germany
 1980 The Long Good Friday
 1980 Carnapping
Laroux, police officer (as Eddi Constantine)
 1980 Panic Time
Lemmy Caution
 1980 Exit... But No Panic
 1979 Ticket of No Return
 1979 Der Idiot im Hintergrund (TV Movie)
 1979 The Third Generation
P. J. Lurz
 1979 Victor (TV Movie)
Sein Vater
 1978 Tarzana (Short)
Police Inspector
 1978 It Lives Again
Dr. Forest
 1978 Zwei himmlische Töchter (TV Mini Series)
Slim Nesbit
- Ein Cowboy nach Spanien (1978) ... Slim Nesbit
 1977 The Model Couple
Docteur Goldberg
 1977 Blood Relations
 1976 Raid on Entebbe (TV Movie)
Capt. Becaud
 1975 Ein Fall für Männdli (TV Series)
- Schafe zur Linken (1975) ... Portier
 1975 A Second Spring
Frank Cabot
 1975 Souvenir of Gibraltar
Jo, le père
 1974 Heiter bis meschugge (TV Movie)
 1973 Pariser Nächte (TV Movie)
Henry Dupont
 1973 World on a Wire (TV Mini Series)
Man in Rolls Royce
- Episode #1.2 (1973) ... Man in Rolls Royce
- Episode #1.1 (1973) ... Man in Rolls Royce
 1973 No Panic
Bill Silkstocking (as Eddy Constantine)
 1972 Wir sind drei (TV Short)
 1971 Haytabo
 1971 Perlico - Perlaco (TV Movie)
 1971 Beware of a Holy Whore
Eddie (as Eddi Constantine)
 1971 Supergirl - Das Mädchen von den Sternen (TV Movie)
Partygast bei Polonsky
 1970 Jumbo - Ein Elefantenleben (TV Movie)
 1970 Eine Rose für Jane (TV Movie)
 1970 Malatesta (TV Movie)
 1968 The Great Chase
 1968 Ces messieurs de la famille
Le cousin Lemmy
 1966 Residencia para espías
Dan Leyton
 1966 Cartes sur table
Al Pereira
 1965 Nick Carter and Red Club
Nick Carter
 1965 Hail, Mafia
Rudy Hamberg
 1965 Alphaville
Lemmy Caution
 1965 How Not to Rob a Department Store
Le consommateur au bar (uncredited)
 1965 Fire at Will
Mike Warner
 1965 Ces dames s'en mêlent
Jeff Gordon
 1964 Lucky Jo
Christopher Joett dit Lucky Jo
 1964 License to Kill
Nick Carter
 1964 Laissez tirer les tireurs
Jeff Gordon
 1963 Jeff Gordon, Secret Agent
Jeff Gordon
 1963 Your Turn, Darling
Lemmy Caution
 1963 As If It Were Raining
Eddie Ross
 1963 Les femmes d'abord
Bobby Carao
 1962 We Will Go to Deauville
Friend of Pin-Up Girl (uncredited)
 1962 The Empire of Night
 1962 Good Luck, Charlie
 1962 Cléo from 5 to 7
L'arroseur / Actor in silent film
 1962 Ladies' Man
Lemmy Caution
 1962 A Swelled Head
napoléon Dubois dit Naps
 1961 The Fiancés of the Bridge Mac Donald (Short)
 1961 Keep Talking, Baby
 1961 Destination Fury
Felice Esposito
 1961 Me faire ça à moi
Eddie MacAvoy
 1960 Ça va être ta fête
John Lewis / John Jarvis
 1960 Ravishing
Eddie (uncredited)
 1960 Jack of Spades
 1960 Women Are Like That
Lemmy Caution
 1960 Bombs on Monte Carlo
Kapitän Eddie Cronen
 1959 SOS Pacific
Mark Reisner
 1959 Hot Money Girl
Larry Bradley
 1959 Riff Raff Girls
Interpol Agent Williams
 1958 Room 43
Johnny McVey
 1958 Hoopla, Now Comes Eddie
Eddie Petersen
 1958 Incognito
Robert 'Bob' Stanley
 1957 The Gangsters
Jim Esposito
 1957 Dishonorable Discharge
Le capitaine Burt Brickford
 1957 Le grand bluff
Eddie F. Morgan
 1957 Et par ici la sortie
Eddie (uncredited)
 1956 Good Evening Paris
 1956 Man and Child
Fred Barker
 1956 Folies-Bergère
Bob Wellington
 1956 Ce soir les jupons volent...
Howard l'homme attendant Marlène au bar (uncredited)
 1955 Diamond Machine
Lemmy Caution
 1955 Je suis un sentimental
Barney Morgan
 1955 5 Against the House
Casino robber (uncredited)
 1955 Ça va barder
Johnny Jordan
 1954 Votre dévoué Blake
Larry Blake
 1954 Jailbirds
Franco Cesari
 1954 Dames Get Along
Selby Frayme / Lemmy Caution
 1953 This Man Is Dangerous
Lemmy Caution
 1953 Poison Ivy
Lemmy Caution
 1953 Egypt by Three
Nick (third episode)
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Other Works:

Print ad for French hats (1963)

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2 Biographical Movies | 3 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 3 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 22 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Eddi Constantine | Eddy Constantine


5' 9½" (1.77 m)


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He was the author of the book La Proprietaire which was translated into English in 1976 and published in the United States as The Godplayer. See more »

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