Jean Yanne Poster


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Overview (4)

Born in Les Lilas, Seine [now Seine-Saint-Denis], France
Died in Morsains, Marne, France  (heart attack)
Birth NameJean Roger Gouyé
Height 5' 8" (1.73 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Jean Yanne was born on July 18, 1933 in Les Lilas, Seine [now Seine-Saint-Denis], France as Jean Roger Gouyé. He was an actor and writer, known for Everybody He Is Nice, Everybody He Is Beautiful (1972), Weekend (1967) and Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001). He was married to Jacqueline Renée Guellerin Allard. He died on May 23, 2003 in Morsains, Marne, France.

Spouse (1)

Jacqueline Renée Guellerin Allard (19 March 1960 - 1972) ( her death)

Trade Mark (2)

Often worked with Claude Chabrol
Often played despicable characters

Trivia (3)

Began to work on The Return of James Battle (2004) playing the role of Bosco, but died during the filming of the movie. He was replaced by Jean-Pierre Marielle and was given a dedication at the beginning of the end credits : "A Jean Yanne...".
He began a journalist career before starting to be a comedian in Yves Robert's theatre company.
Father of a boy named Jean-Christophe (b. 1991), with Countess Christianne Fugger von Babenhausen (Janary 18th 1960 - April 24th 2009).

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