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Raimu (1883–1946)

Orson Welles once called beloved, down-to-earth French character star Raimu (born Jules Auguste Cesar Muraire) "the greatest actor who ever lived." It is hard to argue the compliment of one genius to another. Raimu was born in Toulon, France on December 17, 1883 of very humble means. He began his career at age 16 as a music hall extra by imitating ... See full bio »

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The Baker's Wife Aimable Castanier
Le colonel Chabert Le colonel Hyacinthe Chabert
César César Ollivier
The Well-Digger's Daughter Pascal Amoretti


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 1946 The Eternal Husband
Nicolas Trousotsky
 1946 Hoboes in Paradise
 1943 Le colonel Chabert
Le colonel Hyacinthe Chabert
 1943 Immortal France
L'oncle Jules Froment
 1942 Little Nothings
 1942 The Benefactor
Monsieur Moulinet
 1942 Midnight in Paris
Monsieur La Souris
 1942 L'arlésienne
 1942 Strangers in the House
Maître Hector Loursat
 1941 Parade en 7 nuits
Le curé Maffre - curé des Baux
 1941 Le duel
le Père Bolène
 1940 The Well-Digger's Daughter
Pascal Amoretti
 1940 The Man Who Seeks the Truth
Jean Vernet
 1939 Second Childhood
 1939 Last Desire
 1939 Monsieur Brotonneau
M. Brotonneau
 1939 Cocoanut
Loulou Barbentane
 1938 Heroes of the Marne
Bernard Lefrançois
 1938 The Baker's Wife
Aimable Castanier
 1938 Les nouveaux riches
 1938 L'étrange Monsieur Victor
Victor Agardanne
 1937 Le fauteuil 47
Juste Auguste Theillard
 1937 Les rois du sport
Jules de l'Estaque
 1937 Heart of Paris
Camille Morestan
 1937 Christine
Francois Patusset
 1937 La chaste Suzanne
Monsieur des Aubrays
 1937 The Pearls of the Crown
L'industriel du midi
 1937 Confessions of a Newlywed
Jules Papillot
 1936 Let's Make a Dream
Le mari
 1936 César
César Ollivier
 1936 Les jumeaux de Brighton
Alfred Beaugérard et les deux fils Achille
 1936 The King
M. Bourdier - un riche industriel et sénateur qui reçoit le Roi
 1936 The Secret of Polichinelle
M. Jouvenel
 1935 Dawn Over France
 1935 School for Coquettes
 1934 J'ai une idée
 1934 Tartarin de Tarascon
 1934 Midnight, Place Pigalle
Monsieur Prosper
 1934 Ces messieurs de la santé
Gédéon Tafard
 1933 Charlemagne
 1933 Theodore and Company
 1932 Fanny
 1932 Les gaîtés de l'escadron
Le capitaine Hurluret
 1932 The Chocolate Girl
Félicien Bédarride
 1931 Mam'zelle Nitouche
Célestin / Floridor
 1931 Marius
César Olivier
 1931 Black and White
Marcel Desnoyers
 1917 Le vagabond (Short) (as Rallum)
 1916 L'enlèvement de Vénus (Short) (as Rallum)
 1916 Paris pendant la guerre (Short)
 1916 Sacré Joseph (Short) (as Rallum)
 1913 L'homme nu (Short)
 1912 L'agence Cacahouète (Short) (as Rallum)
 1912 Le fumiste (Short)
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Alternate Names:

Jules Raimu | Rallum

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