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Louis-Ferdinand Céline (1894–1961)

Louis-Ferdinand Céline was born on May 27, 1894 in Courbevoie, Seine [now Hauts-de-Seine], France as Louis-Ferdinand Destouches. He was a writer and actor, known for Die Nacht (1985), Assassins: A Film Concerning Rimbaud (1985) and Die Finsternis (2005). He was married to Lucette Almanzor and Edith Follet. He died on July 1, 1961 in Meudon, ... See full bio »

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Die Nacht Writer


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 2005 Die Finsternis (Documentary)
 2004 Siegmaringen! (TV Movie documentary) (novel "Von einem Schloß zum andern")
 1990 Voyage au bout de la nuit (TV Movie) (novel)
 1985 Assassins: A Film Concerning Rimbaud (Short) (text)
 1985 Die Nacht (text)
  Contes modernes (TV Series short) (based on "Mort à crédit" by - 1 episode, 1982) (novel - 1 episode, 1982)
- Conseil de famille: Mort à crédit (1982) ... (based on "Mort à crédit" by) / (novel)
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 1935 Tovaritch
Client de l'épicerie (uncredited)
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 2013 CMlV (TV Series short) (thanks - 1 episode)
- Aborder une fille (2013) ... (thanks)
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 2013 Beat Generation (TV Movie documentary)
Self (as Céline Destouches)
 2011 Le procès Céline (TV Movie documentary)
 2008 Il falso bugiardo
 1998 Un siècle d'écrivains (TV Series documentary)
 1988 Apostrophes (TV Series)
- Portrait souvenirs (1988) ... Self
 1973 Ouvrez les guillemets (TV Series)
- Episode dated 30 April 1973 (1973) ... Self
 1969 Bibliothèque de poche (TV Series)
- Episode dated 18 May 1969 (1969) ... Self
- Episode dated 8 May 1969 (1969) ... Self
 1968 L'invité du dimanche (TV Series)
- Louis Pauwels (1968) ... Self

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Céline Destouches


5' 9" (1.75 m)


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His widow Lucette Destouches born Paris 20 July1912, died in Meudon, 8 November 2019.

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