Claude Dauphin (1903–1978)

Down 7,413 this week
In 1930, Claude, who was a stage-struck set designer at the Oden Theater, a repertory house in Paris, learned an ailing actor's part in two hours and took it over without a rehearsal. Tristan Bernard, the famous French playwright and producer took notice of this feat. He engaged Dauphin for the leading role of his next play "La fortune" was was ... See full bio »


(age 75) in Paris, France

The Best Movies and Shows to Watch in November

Check out the best new and upcoming movies and series coming in November.

See the full list

The Best Upcoming Sci-Fi & Fantasy

Build your Watchlist with the most anticipated sci-fi and fantasy movies and TV shows coming your way.

See the full list

Around The Web


Provided by Taboola

On Prime Video

Watch on TV

Two for the Road
Tue, Nov 30 10:05 AM PST on FXM (093)
Two for the Road
Wed, Dec 01 7:00 AM PST on FXM (093)

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 220 people
created 15 Sep 2015
a list of 1257 people
created 09 Dec 2019
a list of 63 people
created 21 Mar 2020
list image
a list of 10 people
created 14 Nov 2014
a list of 3869 people
created 11 Aug 2018

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDb page

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Claude Dauphin's work have you seen?

User Polls


Known For

Barbarella President of Earth
The Quiet American Inspector Vigot
The Tenant Husband at the accident
Casque d'Or Félix Leca


Hide Hide Show Show Actor (139 credits)
 1978 Messieurs les ronds-de-cuir (TV Movie)
Le conservateur
 1978 Les Miserables (TV Movie)
Bishop Myriel
 1978 The Pawn
Albert Carraud
 1978 Ce diable d'homme (TV Mini Series)
Voltaire vieux
- Mourir à Paris (1978) ... Voltaire vieux
- Le supplicié de Toulouse (1978) ... Voltaire vieux
- Les orages de Prusse (1978) ... Voltaire vieux
- Émilie contre Frédéric (1978) ... Voltaire vieux
- Contrebandier de la liberté (1978) ... Voltaire vieux
 1977 Madame Rosa
Le docteur Katz
 1977 Focal Point
Maître Leroy
 1976 Mado
 1976 The Anchorite
 1976 The Tenant
Husband at the accident
 1976 Le siècle des lumières (TV Movie)
Voltaire âgé
 1974-1976 Au théâtre ce soir (TV Series)
Fergys / Burgess
- Candida (1974) ... Burgess
 1975 La course à l'échalote
De Rovère
 1975 Rosebud
Charles-Andre Fargeau
 1974 La p... respectueuse (TV Movie)
 1973 Vogue la galère (TV Movie)
Le capitaine
 1973 Vogliamo i colonnelli
The President of the Italian Republic
 1973 Expulsion of the Devil
Father D'Aval
 1972 The Most Wonderful Evening of My Life
Cancelliere Bouisson
 1972 Églantine
 1970 Berlin Affair (TV Movie)
 1969 The Madwoman of Chaillot
Dr. Jadin
 1969 Hard Contract
 1968 Barbarella
President of Earth
 1968 The Tender Age
Monsieur Rebecque
 1967 The Other One
 1967 Lamiel
Le marquis d'Orpiez
 1967 Malican père et fils (TV Series)
Albert Malican
- L'infirme (1967) ... Albert Malican
- La rançon (1967) ... Albert Malican
- L'enfant prodigue (1967) ... Albert Malican
- Cache-cache (1967) ... Albert Malican
- Danger de mort (1967) ... Albert Malican
 1967 Two for the Road
Maurice Dalbret
 1967 Spy Pit
 1966 Grand Prix
Hugo Simon
 1966 Un beau dimanche (TV Movie)
 1966 Is Paris Burning?
Colonel Lebel
 1966 Les fables de La Fontaine (TV Series)
Henri Loupe
- Le loup et le chien (1966) ... Henri Loupe
 1965 Lady L
Inspector Mercier
 1965 The Sleeping Car Murder
Le frère d'Eliane (uncredited)
 1964 The Visit
Lawyer Bardick
 1964 La bonne soupe
M. Oscar
 1963 Harry's Girls (TV Series)
Jean Paul Charvel
- Collector's Item (1963) ... Jean Paul Charvel
 1963 The Corrupt
 1962 Naked City (TV Series)
Ogier Douvay
- The Virtues of Madame Douvay (1962) ... Ogier Douvay
 1962 The Devil and the Ten Commandments
Georges Beaufort (segment "Luxurieux point ne seras")
 1962 Kraft Mystery Theater (TV Series)
- The Problem in Cell Block 13 (1962) ... Lowell
 1962 Tiara Tahiti
Henri Farengue
 1961 Revue (TV Movie)
Humbert Finch
 1960 Stop Me Before I Kill!
Doctor Prade
 1953-1960 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Inspector Boileau
- How to Make a Killing (1960) ... Inspector Boileau
 1960 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
- Not the Running Type (1960) ... Co-host
 1959 Play of the Week (TV Series)
- Crime of Passion (1959) ... Hoederer
 1959 Too Late to Love
René Dargillière
 1958 My Darned Father
Jean Servin
 1958 The Quiet American
Inspector Vigot
 1957 Overseas Press Club - Exclusive! (TV Series)
Brother Joachim
- The Monk of Chimay (1957) ... Brother Joachim
 1956 Paris, Palace Hotel
Le récitant / Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1956 The Alcoa Hour (TV Series)
Monsieur Aristide Duchamp
- Paris and Mrs. Perlman (1956) ... Monsieur Aristide Duchamp
 1955 Paris Precinct (TV Series)
Insp. Bolbec
- Police Headquarters (1955) ... Insp. Bolbec
- A Thief Gets Robbed (1955) ... Insp. Bolbec
- The Book Keeper (1955) ... Insp. Bolbec
- The Third Man (1955) ... Insp. Bolbec
- Murder Without a Corpse (1955) ... Insp. Bolbec
 1955 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
- The Lady in the Wind (1955) ... André
 1955 Front Row Center (TV Series)
Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria
- Meeting at Mayerling (1955) ... Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria
 1955 Bad Liaisons
Le docteur Jacques Daniéli
 1954-1955 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Private Henri Baptiste / Brigadier Gerard / LaSalle
- On Leave (1955) ... Private Henri Baptiste
- How the Brigadier Won His Medals (1954) ... Brigadier Gerard
- Something Wonderful (1954) ... LaSalle
 1955 Appointment with Adventure (TV Series)
Inspector Bolbec
- Minus Three Thousand (1955) ... Inspector Bolbec
 1951-1955 Studio One (TV Series)
Victor Marquet / Cardinal Mindszenty
- Sail with the Tide (1955) ... Victor Marquet
- Cardinal Mindszenty (1954) ... Cardinal Mindszenty
- At Mrs. Beam's (1951)
 1954 Crown Theatre with Gloria Swanson (TV Series)
- A Chair on the Boulevard (1954) ... Georges
 1954 Nous irons à Valparaiso (TV Movie)
 1954 Omnibus (TV Series)
The Man from Bellac (segment "The Apollo of Bellac")
- The Apollo of Bellac (1954) ... The Man from Bellac (segment "The Apollo of Bellac")
 1954 The Philco Television Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Broken Fist (1954)
 1954 Phantom of the Rue Morgue
Insp. Bonnard
 1953 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
- The Moment of the Rose (1953) ... Paul
 1953 The Three Musketeers
Commentant le film par la voix de (voice)
 1953 Little Boy Lost
Pierre Verdier
 1952-1953 Suspense (TV Series)
- Vial of Death (1953)
- Betrayal in Vienna (1952) ... Redl
 1953 Innocents in Paris
 1952 Le duel à travers les âges (Short)
Récitant / Narrator (voice)
 1952 April in Paris
Philippe Fouquet
 1952 Adorable Creatures
Narrateur (voice)
 1952 Casque d'Or
Félix Leca
 1952 Le Plaisir
Le docteur (segment "Le Masque")
 1950 Deported
Vito Bucelli
 1949 The Chocolate Girl
Paul Normand
 1949 Thus Finishes the Night
Le pianiste André Fuger
 1949 L'inconnu d'un soir
Harry Belmont
 1949 Firemen's Ball
Camille, Olivier and Henri Grégeois
 1949 Jean de la Lune
Jeff - un marchand de fleurs follement amoureux de Marceline
 1948 Cruise for the Unknown One
Clément Fournil
 1948 Impeccable Henri
Henri - le majordome
 1948 Parade du rire
M. de la Bergère
 1948 Road Blocked
Jacques Audoin
 1947 Naughty Martine
Jacques Brévannes
 1947 Rendezvous in Paris
Robert Chesnay aka Michel Trévines
 1946 We Are Not Married
 1946 Cyrano de Bergerac
Cyrano de Bergerac
 1946 Dropped from Heaven
 1945 Dorothy Looks for Love
 1944 Twilight
Aimé Cavalier
 1944 Salute to France (Short)
Jacques Bonhomme
 1944 Her Man Gilbey
François de Freycinet
 1943 Two Shy Ones
Jules Frémissin
 1943 A Woman in the Night
François Rousseau
 1942 La belle aventure
Valentin Le Barroyer
 1942 Little Nothings
Drial (uncredited)
 1942 Men Without Fear
Henri Vermont
 1942 Promise to the Unknown One
Jean Cartier
 1942 Portrait of a Woman
Robert Chardin
 1941 Strange Suzy
Jacques Hébert
 1940 Paris New-York
Paul Landry
 1940 Beating Heart
Pierre de Rougemont
 1939 Cavalcade of Love
Léandre, Hubert & Georges
 1939 The World Will Shake
Dr. Jean Durand
 1938 Conflit
 1938 The Curtain Rises
François Polti
 1938 Runaway Ladies
André Chabrolles
 1937 The Buttock
Robert Grésillon
 1937 The Pearls of the Crown
Le prisonnier italien en Abyssinie
 1937 The Story of the Fox
Monkey (voice)
 1936 Let's Make a Dream
Un invité (prologue)
 1936 The Happy Road
Paul Venieri
 1935 Return to Paradise
Robert Ginet
 1935 Le billet de mille
Le neveu
 1935 Slipper Episode
André Chabrolles
 1934 Dédé
André 'Dédé' de la Huchette
 1934 We Are Not Children
Jean Servin
 1933 Don't Need Money
 1933 Les surprises du sleeping
Le prince Philippe
 1933 Love and Cool Water
 1933 L'abbé Constantin
Paul de Laverdens
 1933 Boubouroche
 1933 Le rayon des amours
 1933 La fille du régiment
Le lieutenant Williams
 1933 Paris-Soleil
 1932 Un homme heureux
Claude Moreuil
 1932 Clair de lune
 1932 A Girl and a Million
 1932 To the Polls, Citizens
René Faradin
 1931 Figuration (Short)
 1931 The Fortune
 1931 Tout s'arrange
Show Show Art director (1 credit)
Show Show Production designer (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Additional Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Self (41 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (4 credits)

Related Videos


Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared (final Broadway role) in "Giants, Sons of Giants" on Broadway (revival). Written / directed by Joseph A. Kramm. Alvin Theatre: 6 Jan 1962-13 Jan 1962 (9 performances). Cast: John Call, Franklin Cover, Harry Gresham, Eda Heinemann, Betty Henritze, Nancy Kelly, Paul McGrath, Al Saxe, Perry Skaar, Alfred Tiogo. Produced ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 5 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Claude Franc-Nohain


Norma Eberhardt  (his death) | See more »


Antonia Dauphin | See more »




Jean Nohain (sibling) | See more »

Did You Know?

Star Sign:


Contribute to This Page

Recently Viewed