Birth Place Matching "Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actress | À ma soeur!
French/US actress, Roxane Mesquida grew up in Le Pradet, a little town in the South of France. At the age of 11, while walking with her mother, writer Francoise Mesquida, she was spotted by director Manuel Pradal who cast her in Mary from the Bay of Angels (Marie Baie de Anges). In 1998, she played...
2. Julia Dietze
Actress | Iron Sky
Julia Dietze was born on January 9, 1981 in Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France as Julia Anna Dietze. She is an actress, known for Iron Sky (2012), Iron Sky: The Coming Race (2019) and 1½ Knights - In Search of the Ravishing Princess Herzelinde (2008).
3. France Nuyen
Actress | Battle for the Planet of the Apes
France Nuyen was born on July 31, 1939 in Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France as France Nguyen Vannga. She is an actress, known for Battle for the Planet of the Apes (1973), The Joy Luck Club (1993) and South Pacific (1958). She was previously married to Robert Culp and Dr. Thomas Gaspar Morell.
Actor | Octopussy
Louis Jourdan was born Louis Robert Gendre in Marseille, France, to Yvonne (née Jourdan) and Henry Gendre, a hotel owner. He was educated in France, Britain, and Turkey. He trained as an actor with René Simon at the École Dramatique. He debuted on screen in 1939, going on to play cultivated, ...
5. Simone Simon
Actress | Cat People
Diminutive, fiery-tempered Simone Simon was born in France, but spent much of her early childhood in Madagascar, where her father managed a graphite mine. Her schooling was somewhat unsettled, her family moving from city to city (Berlin, Budapest, Turin) before finally establishing themselves in ...
6. Eric Cantona
Actor | Elizabeth
Eric Cantona is most known for his skill on the soccer field. Starring at Old Trafford, Manchester United's homeground, Cantona got the nickname "The King". The controversial striker has been praised as the one who brought back the trophies to one of the world's most famous soccer clubs. Cantona is...
7. Jean Sorel
Actor | The Day of the Jackal
Jean Sorel was born on September 25, 1934 in Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France as Jean de Combault-Roquebrune. He is an actor, known for The Day of the Jackal (1973), Belle de Jour (1967) and One on Top of the Other (1969). He was previously married to Anna Maria Ferrero.
Actor | Don Camillo
The apocryphal biography of Fernand Contandin tells the invention of his artistic name Fernandel by his sister-in-law ("Voici le Fernand d'elles"). At the beginning of the thirties he became a typical actor of the comedy genre: popular, common, likable and with a concealed grain of drama. Marc ...
Actress | Don Juan DeMarco
Géraldine Pailhas was born on January 8, 1971 in Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France. She is an actress, known for Don Juan DeMarco (1994), Young & Beautiful (2013) and La neige et le feu (1991). She is married to Christopher Thompson. They have two children.
10. Melissa Mars
Actress | From Paris with Love
International actress and French singer in front of the camera - songwriter, screenwriter, photographer and director behind the camera, Melissa Mars is one of those jack-of-all-trades artists who started her career at the age of 13. She received major notice in the United States and around the ...
12. Lilou Fogli
Actress | Un peu, beaucoup, aveuglément!
Lilou Fogli was born in Marseille. Her mother is Corsican and her father is Italian. After studying finance for 6 years, she decided to become an actress. She got her Master in Fine Arts at the Actors Studio Drama School in 2005. Her beauty and her acting will take her very far. She is a brilliant ...
17. Zinédine Zidane
Actor | Goal!
Zinédine Zidane was born on June 23, 1972 in Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France as Zinédine Yazid Zidane. He is an actor, known for Goal! The Dream Begins (2005), Goal II: Living the Dream (2007) and Asterix at the Olympic Games (2008). He has been married to Véronique Fernandez-Lentisco since May...
19. Antonin Artaud
Actor | La passion de Jeanne d'Arc
Antonin Artaud was born on September 4, 1896 in Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France as Antoine Marie Joseph Artaud. He was an actor and writer, known for The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928), Napoléon Bonaparte (1935) and Lucrezia Borgia (1935). He died on March 4, 1948 in Ivry-sur-Seine, ...
21. Paul Préboist
Paul Préboist was born on July 21, 1927 in Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France. He was an actor, known for The Four Charlots Musketeers (1974), Beru and These Women (1968) and My Uncle Benjamin (1969). He died on March 8, 1997 in Paris, France.
22. Edmond Rostand
Writer | Roxanne
Edmund Rostand was a prominent French playwright and poet.
Rostand, who was born in Marseille on 1 April, 1868, the son of the distinguished economist Eugene Rostand (1843-1915), first achieved success in Paris at the age of twenty with his vaudeville sketch 'Le Gant Rouge". A collection of poems in...
25. Maria Mauban
Actress | Viaggio in Italia
Maria Mauban was born on May 10, 1924 in Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France as Marcelle Michelle. She was an actress, known for Journey to Italy (1954), The Troops & Aliens (1979) and Le concierge (1973). She was married to Jean Versini and Claude Dauphin. She died ...
27. Jean-Louis Livi
Producer | Je vous trouve très beau
Jean-Louis Livi was born on January 29, 1941 in Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France as Jean Louis Félix Livi. He is a producer and actor, known for You Are So Beautiful (2005), Un Coeur en Hiver (1992) and Camille Rewinds (2012). He is married to Caroline Silhol. They have one child. He was ...
28. Serge Marquand
Actor | Barbarella
Serge Marquand was born on March 12, 1930 in Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France. He was an actor and assistant director, known for Barbarella (1968), Nestor Burma (1991) and Les liaisons dangereuses (1959). He was married to Véronique Bonnardel. He died on September 4, 2004 in Paris, France.
30. Gérard Lauzier
Writer | Le plus beau métier du monde
Gérard Lauzier was born on November 30, 1932 in Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France. He was a writer and director, known for The Best Job in the World (1996), Asterix and Obelix vs. Caesar (1999) and Mon Pere Ce Heros (1991). He died on December 6, 2008 in Paris, France.
Writer | Un long dimanche de fiançailles
Sébastien Japrisot was born on July 4, 1931 in Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France as Jean-Baptiste Rossi. He was a writer and director, known for A Very Long Engagement (2004), One Deadly Summer (1983) and Rider on the Rain (1970). He died on March 4, 2003 in Vichy, Allier, France.
32. Paul Mauriat
Soundtrack | Goodfellas
Paul Mauriat is a French composer, arranger and conductor. He began to study music at the age of four. He graduated from the Marseille Conservatory in piano. Mauriat was fond of jazz and popular music. At the age of seventeen he created his first orchestra. In 1957 he moved to Paris and began work ...
35. Junie Astor
Actress | Les bas-fonds
Junie Astor was born on December 21, 1911 in Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France as Rolande Jeanne Risterucci. She was an actress and producer, known for The Lower Depths (1936), Les beaux jours du roi Murat (1947) and Entente cordiale (1939). She died on August 22, 1967 in Sainte-Magnance, Yonne, ...
36. Gus Leonard
Actor | Wurra-Wurra
Gus Leonard was born on February 4, 1859 in Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France as Amédée Théodore Gaston Lerond. He was an actor, known for Wurra-Wurra (1916), Mush and Milk (1933) and Coney Island (1928). He died on March 27, 1939 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Writer | Picasso, l'inventaire d'une vie
Olivier Widmaier Picasso was born on June 4, 1961 in Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France as Olivier Widmaier-Picasso. He is an actor and writer, known for Picasso, the Legacy (2014), Highlander (1992) and La galerie France 5 (2012).
38. Henri Crémieux
Actor | Miroir
Henri Crémieux was born on July 19, 1896 in Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France. He was an actor and writer, known for Miroir (1947), Les deux 'Monsieur' de Madame (1933) and Le théâtre de la jeunesse (1960). He was married to Germaine Cremiueux. He died on May 10, 1980 in Cassis, ...
40. Hélène Cordet
Actress | The Limping Man
Hélène Cordet was born on July 3, 1917 in Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France as Hélène Foufounis. She was an actress, known for The Limping Man (1953), Three Steps in the Dark (1953) and Tale of Three Women (1954). She was married to N. Boisot. She died on May 1, 1996 in Switzerland.
41. Lucien Callamand
Actor | Agénor enfant trouvé
Lucien Callamand was born on April 1, 1888 in Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France as Lucien Marie Pascal Eugène Callamand. He was an actor and director, known for Agénor enfant trouvé (1920), Agénor légataire universel (1920) and Le mariage d'Agénor (1921). He ...
42. Ginette Garcin
Actress | Les enquêtes du commissaire Maigret
Ginette Garcin was born on January 4, 1928 in Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France. She was an actress, known for Les enquêtes du commissaire Maigret (1967), Lucky Luke and the Daltons (2004) and Pigalle-Saint-Germain-des-Prés (1950). She died on June 10, 2010 in Nanterre, ...
45. Fernand Charpin
Actor | Pépé le Moko
Fernand Charpin was born on June 1, 1887 in Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France. He was an actor, known for Pépé le Moko (1937), Marius (1931) and The Well-Digger's Daughter (1940). He was married to Gabrielle Doulcet. He died on November 6, 1944 in Paris, France.
46. Jacques Rouffio
Writer | 7 morts sur ordonnance
Jacques Rouffio was born on August 14, 1928 in Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France. He was an assistant director and writer, known for 7 morts sur ordonnance (1975), Le sucre (1978) and My Brother-in-law Killed My Sister (1986). He died on July 8, 2016 in Paris, Ile de France, France.
49. Gilles Penso
Director | Le complexe de Frankenstein
Gilles Penso was born on July 16, 1967 in Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France. He is a director and writer, known for Creature Designers - The Frankenstein Complex (2015), Phil Tippett: Mad Dreams and Monsters and Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan (2011).