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Gratien Gélinas (1909–1999)


Gratien Gélinas was born on December 8, 1909 in Saint-Tite, Quebec, Canada. He was an actor and writer, known for Tit Coq (1953), La dame aux camélias, la vraie (1942) and Aux frontières du possible (1971). He was married to Huguette Oligny and Simone Lalonde. He died on March 16, 1999 in Deux-Montagnes, Quebec. See full bio »

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Known For

Tit Coq Tit-Coq
(1953)
La dame aux camélias, la vraie Armand Duval, et narrateur
(1942)
Aux frontières du possible Le docteur Vogt
(1974)
Les Quat' fers en l'air Exubert Lajoie
(1954)

Filmography

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 1988 Les tisserands du pouvoir (TV Mini Series)
Jean-Baptiste à 86 ans / Jean-Bapstiste à 86 ans
- Episode #1.6 (1988) ... Jean-Baptiste à 86 ans
- Episode #1.5 (1988) ... Jean-Baptiste à 86 ans
- Episode #1.4 (1988) ... Jean-Baptiste à 86 ans
- Episode #1.3 (1988) ... Jean-Bapstiste à 86 ans
- Episode #1.2 (1988) ... Jean-Bapstiste à 86 ans
 1985 The Canadian Conspiracy (TV Movie)
 1985 Agnes of God
Father Martineau
 1982 Peau de banane (TV Series)
Ernest Latendresse
 1980 Cordélia
Juge Bosse
 1974 Aux frontières du possible (TV Series)
Le docteur Vogt
- L'effaceur de mémoire (1974) ... Le docteur Vogt
 1970 Red the Half Breed
Frederic
 1962 Le téléthéâtre de Radio-Canada (TV Series)
Bousille
- Bousille et les justes (1962) ... Bousille
 1962 Festival (TV Series)
Bousille
- Bousille and the Just (1962) ... Bousille
 1958 First Performance (TV Series)
 1954 Les Quat' fers en l'air (TV Series)
Exubert Lajoie
 1953 La famille Plouffe (TV Series)
Pète-dans-l'trèfle
- Episode #1.1 (1953) ... Pète-dans-l'trèfle
- Episode #1.40 ... Pète-dans-l'trèfle
- Episode #1.39 ... Pète-dans-l'trèfle
- Episode #1.38 ... Pète-dans-l'trèfle
- Episode #1.37 ... Pète-dans-l'trèfle
 1953 Tit Coq
Tit-Coq
 1945 Fridolinons (Short)
 1942 La dame aux camélias, la vraie (Short)
Armand Duval, et narrateur
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Show Show Producer (3 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Wrote and starred in the 1948 play "Tit-Coq" (Little Rooster), about a young soldier from the Montreal slums who comes back from military service to discover that his middle-class fiancée has married another man. The play's success at a time when most French-Canadian plays were imitations of French and U.S. hits, earned Gelinas... See more »

Spouse:

Huguette Oligny  (his death) | See more »
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Trivia:

Father of Pascal Gélinas and Yves Gélinas. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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