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Bob French (II) (1938–2012)

Bob French was born in 1938 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Robert French. He was an actor, known for Treme (2010), Make It Funky! (2005) and This Old House (1979). He died on November 12, 2012 in New Orleans. See full bio »

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Treme Himself
Make It Funky!
Make It Funky! Himself
This Old House
This Old House Himself - Drummer


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 2006 Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (TV Series)
- The Christmas Show (2006) ... Drummer (uncredited)
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 2010 Treme (TV Series)
- All on a Mardi Gras Day (2010) ... Himself
 2008 This Old House (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Drummer
- New Orleans Project: Part 1 (2008) ... Himself - Drummer
 2005 Make It Funky! (Documentary)

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(Losing) one gig is not going to hurt me. Two gigs is not going to hurt me. I'm older now. Thank God I get a check every month from Uncle Sam and from the musicians' union. I live alone. I can cook a pot of red beans and eat off of it for three days. See more »


Last performed with the Original Tuxedo Jazz Band in the summer of 2011. He was afflicted with dementia and suffering from diabetes-related complications, he then moved into an assisted-living facility.

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