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Frank Villard (1917–1980)

Frank Villard was born on March 24, 1917 in Saint-Jean-d'Angély, Charente-Maritime, France as François Drouineau. He was an actor, known for Apocalypse Now (1979), Gigi (1949) and L'ennemi sans visage (1946). He died on September 19, 1980 in Geneva, Switzerland. See full bio »

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Known For

Apocalypse Now Gaston de Marais (Redux and Final Cut versions only)
Gigi Gaston
L'ennemi sans visage Inspecteur Wens / Inspector Wens


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 1979-1980 Les dossiers de l'écran (TV Series)
Le maréchal de Mac-Mahon / Le général Gamelin
- À une voix près... ou La naissance de la IIIe république (1980) ... Le maréchal de Mac-Mahon (as Franck Villard)
- Le procès de Riom (1979) ... Le général Gamelin (as Franck Villard)
 1979 Les enquêtes du commissaire Maigret (TV Series)
Maurice Marcia
- Maigret et l'indicateur (1979) ... Maurice Marcia (as Franck Villard)
 1979 Histoires de voyous (TV Series)
- L'élégant (1979) ... Mingros (as Franck Villard)
 1979 Apocalypse Now
Gaston de Marais (Redux and Final Cut versions only) (as Franck Villard)
 1979 Un juge, un flic (TV Series)
Le commissaire priseur
- Parce que (1979) ... Le commissaire priseur (as Franck Villard)
 1971 Countdown (as Franck Villard)
 1966 Soleil noir
Le curé (uncredited)
 1965 How to Keep the Red Lamp Burning
Marcel Froment (segments "Fermeture, La" and "Procès, Le") (as Frank Villar)
 1965 When the Pheasants Pass
Chinaud (uncredited)
 1964 Secret Agent FX18
Colonel Emile Pelletier / Legrand
 1963 No temas a la ley
Jean Farand (as Franck Villard)
 1962 The Gentleman from Epsom
Lucien (as Franck Villard)
 1962 Gigot
Pierre (as Franck Villard)
 1962 La bella Lola
 1962 Crime Does Not Pay
M. Lenormand (segment "L'affaire Hugues") (as Franck Villard)
 1962 No Man's Land
De Rossi
 1961 The Counterfeiters of Paris
Eric Masson (as Franck Villard)
 1961 El secreto de los hombres azules
Hernandez (as Franck Villard)
 1961 Deuxième bureau contre terroristes
Jacques Martin (as Franck Villard)
 1959 The Price of Flesh
Daniel, the journalist
 1959 The Enigma of the Folies-Bergere
Le commissaire Raffin
 1958 Operation Abduction
Captain Thierry (as Franck Villard)
 1958 La violetera
Henri Garnard
 1957 Sylviane de mes nuits
Michel Lenoir (as Franck Villard)
 1957 I misteri di Parigi
Prince Rodolfo di Gerolstein (as Franck Villard)
 1957 Whereabouts Unknown
Capitaine Thierry
 1956 Soupçons
Etienne Jean Marie de Montenoy (as Franck Villard)
 1956 Alerte au deuxième bureau
Le capitaine Thierry (as Franck Villard)
 1956 Castle of the Banned Lovers
Giudice Ranieri (as Franck Villard)
 1956 Guilty?
Pierre Lemaire
 1956 Les indiscrètes
Pierre Fleury (as Franck Villard)
 1955 Girls of Today
Armando Sebasti
 1955 Boulevard du crime
Gilbert Renaud
 1954 No Exit
Garcin - une belle gouape
 1954 The Secret of Helene Marimon
Jacques Taillandier (as Franck Villard)
 1954 Nuits andalouses
Armand de Puysherbeux (as Franck Villard)
 1953 Mandat d'amener
Gérard Latour (as Franck Villard)
 1953 Voice of Silence
Mario Rossi
 1952 Wanda the Sinner
Stefano Lari (as Franck Villard)
 1952 The Seven Deadly Sins
Ravila (segment "Luxure, La / Lust")
 1951 The Cape of Hope
Robert 'Bob' Legeay
 1951 Savage Triangle
 1951 Avalanche
Edouard Bouchard (as Franck Villard)
 1951 The Beautiful Image
Raoul Cérusier / Roland Colbert (as Franck Villard)
 1951 The Lovers of Bras-Mort
Jean Michaut (as Franck Villard)
 1950 Secret Document: Vienna
Rudolf Hennings (as Franck Villard)
 1950 Minne
Antoine (as Franck Villard)
 1949 Just Out
Maréchal (as Franck Villard)
 1949 Gigi
Gaston (as Franck Villard)
 1949 Manèges
 1949 Le signal rouge
Ing. Nicolas Riedel (as Franck Villard)
 1948 Sextette
 1948 Le cavalier de Croix-Mort
François d'Anthar (as Franck Villard)
 1947 Fausse identité
L'inspecteur Rolle (as Franck Villars)
 1947 The Marriage of Ramuntcho
Georges Baermann
 1946 L'ennemi sans visage
Inspecteur Wens / Inspector Wens
 1945 Box of Dreams
Jean (as Franck Villard)
 1942 Feu sacré
Jean Delmas (as Franck Villard)
 1942 Cartacalha, reine des gitans (as Franck Villard)
 1941 The Last One of the Six
Un homme (uncredited)
Show Show Self (2 credits)

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Alternate Names:

Frank Villar | Franck Villard | Franck Villars

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Moustachioed French character actor, originally trained as a painter and decorator. Appeared in several international co-productions during the 1950's and 60's.

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