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Bernard Blier

Bernard Blier

  • Born on
    • January 11th, 1916
  • Died on
    • March 29th, 1989
Bernard Blier (11 January 1916 – 29 March 1989) was a French character actor. His rotund features and premature baldness allowed him to often play cuckolded husbands in his early career. He proved to be one of France's most versatile and sought-after character actors, performing interchangeably in comedies and dramas. He often worked in Italian films, particularly in the last decade of his life. He was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where his father, a researcher at the Institut Pasteur, was posted at the time. He is the father of director Bertrand Blier, and appeared in a number of his son's films, most notably Buffet froid (1979). He was awarded an Honorary César (the French Oscar) in 1989, a month before he died. Description above from the Wikipedia article Bernard Blier, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Filmography

Acting (38 Credits)

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1989Paganini as Pater Caffarelli
1988Les possédés as Le gouverneur
1986Twist Again in Moscow as Alexei
1986Speriamo che sia femmina as Uncle Gugo
1985All My Friends Part 3 as Sig. Lenzi
1981Passion of Love as Major
1979Buffet Froid as Inspecteur Morvandieu
1979Serie Noire as Staplin
1976Body of My Enemy as Jean-Baptiste Liégeard
1976Femmes Fatales as l'abbé Emile
1975Amici miei as Righi Niccolò
1974Chinese in Paris as Le Président de la République
1973I Don't Know Much, But I'll Say Everything as Gastié-le-Roy père
1972The Tall Blond Man with One Black Shoe as Colonel Bernard Milan
1972Everybody He Is Nice, Everybody He Is Beautiful as Le président Louis-Marcel Thulle
1971Jo as Inspecteur Ducros
1970Elle boit pas, elle fume pas, elle drague pas, mais... elle cause! as Liethard
1970Distracted as Guiton
1969My Uncle Benjamin as Marquis de Cambyse
1968Will Our Heroes Be Able to Find Their Friend Who Has Mysteriously Disappeared in Africa? as Ubaldo Palmarini
1967The Stranger as Defense Counsel
1966The Restaurant as Le commissaire divisionnaire
1965Casanova 70 as Il commissario (non accreditato
1964The Great Spy Chase as Eusebio Cafarelli
1964The Magnificent Cuckold as Mariotti
1964Greed in the Sun as Mitch-Mitch
1963Crooks in Clover as Raoul Volfoni
1963The Organiser as Martinetti
1962Le septième juré as Grégoire Duval
1961The Counterfeiters of Paris as Charles Lepicard
1961The President as Philippe Chalamont
1959Archimède, le clochard as M. Pichon, nouveau patron du café
1959The Great War as Capitano Castelli
1959Marie-Octobre as Julien Simoneau
1958Les Misérables as Javert (père et fils)
1947Quai des Orfèvres as Maurice Martineau
1939Le Jour Se Leve as Gaston
1938Hotel du Nord as Prosper

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