Yves Montand (1921–1991)


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Yves Montand was born on October 13, 1921 in Monsummano Terme, Tuscany, Italy as Ivo Livi. He is known for his work on Jean de Florette (1986), The Wages of Fear (1953) and Z (1969). He was married to Simone Signoret. He died on November 9, 1991 in Senlis, Oise, France. See full bio »

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(age 70) in Senlis, Oise, France

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Jean de Florette Cesar Soubeyran dit 'Le Papet'
(1986)
The Wages of Fear Mario Livi
(1953)
Z Z
(1969)
Let's Make Love Jean-Marc Clément
(1960)

Filmography

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 1992 IP5: The Island of Pachyderms
Leon Marcel
 1991 Netchaïev est de retour
Pierre Marroux
 1988 Three Seats for the 26th
Yves Montand
 1986 Manon of the Spring
Cesar Soubeyran dit 'Le Papet'
 1986 Jean de Florette
Cesar Soubeyran dit 'Le Papet'
 1983 Garçon!
Alex
 1982 All Fired Up
Victor Valance
 1981 Choice of Arms
Noel Durieux
 1979 I... For Icarus
Le procureur Henri Volney
 1979 Womanlight
Michel Follin
 1978 Roads to the South
Jean Larréa
 1977 La menace
Henri Savin
 1976 The Big Operator
Morland
 1976 Police Python 357
Inspecteur Marc Ferrot
 1975 Lovers Like Us
Martin
 1975 Special Section
Un milicien (uncredited)
 1974 Chance and Violence
Laurent Bermann
 1973 Le fils
Ange Orahona
 1972 State of Siege
Philip Michael Santore
 1972 Cesar & Rosalie
César
 1972 Tout Va Bien
Him, Jacques
 1971 Delusions of Grandeur
Blaze
 1970 Le Cercle Rouge
Jansen
 1970 On a Clear Day You Can See Forever
Dr. Marc Chabot
 1970 The Confession
Gérard
 1970 Kelly's Heroes
German Sturmbannführer (uncredited)
 1969 Z
Z
 1969 The Devil by the Tail
Le baron César Maricorne
 1968 One Night... a Train
Mathias
 1968 Mr. Freedom
Capt. Formidable (uncredited)
 1967 Live for Life
Robert Colomb
 1966 Grand Prix
Jean-Pierre Sarti
 1966 Is Paris Burning?
Sgt. Marcel Bizien
 1966 The War Is Over
Diego Mora
 1965 The Sleeping Car Murder
L'inspecteur Graziani dit Grazzi
 1962 My Geisha
Paul Robaix
 1961 Goodbye Again
Roger Demarest
 1961 Sanctuary
Candy Man
 1960 Let's Make Love
Jean-Marc Clément
 1959 The Law
Matteo Brigante
 1958 Premier mai
Jean Meunier
 1957 Django Reinhardt (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1957 La grande strada azzurra
Giovanni Squarciò
 1957 The Crucible
John Proctor
 1957 Men and Wolves
Ricuccio
 1956 Un matin comme les autres (Short)
Yves
 1955 Marguerite de la nuit
M. Léon
 1955 Heroes and Sinners
Michel Rivière
 1955 Napoleon
Le maréchal Lefebvre
 1954 The Anatomy of Love
Vasco (segment "Vasco")
 1953 The Wages of Fear
Mario Livi
 1951 The Red Inn
Singing Commentator (voice)
 1950 Lost Souvenirs
Raoul, un chanteur des rues (segment "Le violon")
 1948 The Idol
Fontana
 1946 Gates of the Night
Jean Diego
 1946 Star Without Light
Pierre
 1941 La prière aux étoiles
Un gars dans le café (uncredited)
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Other Works:

"An Evening with Yves Montand" (solo) at the John Golden Theatre in New York. Produced by Norman Granz. Staged and performed by Yves Montand. Conducted by Bob Castella. Songs : "Je suis Venu à Pieds" (lyrics and music by Francis Lemarque), "Battling Joe" (lyrics by Jean Guigo, music by Louis Gasté), "La Tête à l'Ombre" (lyrics ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 2 Interviews | 6 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 50 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site [France]

Alternate Names:

Y. Montand

Height:

6' 1¼" (1.86 m)

Spouse:

Simone Signoret  (her death)

Children:

Valentin Montand

Relatives:

Jean-Louis Livi (niece or nephew)
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Personal Quote:

[on Gérard Depardieu] He's the actor of the new generation. I don't mean one of - he is THE one. See more »

Trivia:

In October 1947, Henri Betti offered to Yves Montand singing two songs he has composed : "Mais qu'est-ce que j'ai ?" (lyrics by Édith Piaf) and "C'est si bon" (lyrics by André Hornez). Yves Montand recorded "Mais qu'est-ce que j'ai ?" with Jean Marion and his Orchestra but not "C'est si bon". After the success of the recording of "C'est si bon" by Les Soeurs Étienne with Raymond Legrand and his ... See more »

Nickname:

The Latin Lover

Star Sign:

Libra

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