Claude Brasseur

Claude Brasseur

  • Born on
    • June 15th, 1936
  • Died on
    • December 22nd, 2020
Claude Brasseur was born in Neuilly-sur-Seine as Claude Pierre Espinasse, the son of actor Pierre Brasseur and actress Odette Joyeux. He was the godson of Ernest Hemingway and the father of Alexandre Brasseur. He was a member of the French bobsleigh team in the 60s and also a winning Paris-Dakar rally competitor, as co-pilot of Jacky Ickx. From the late 1950s until two years before his death, Brasseur appeared in overall 150 film and television productions. One of his film roles was as Arthur in Jean-Luc Godard's Bande à part (1964). Brasseur played the title role in the early 1970s historical crime television series The New Adventures of Vidocq. A big commerical success were the comedies La Boum (1980) and La Boum 2 (1982), in which he played the father of Sophie Marceau's teenage character. He died on 22 December 2020, at the age of 84.


Acting (29 Credits)

2018Rolling to You as Papa Jocelyn
2016Camping 3 as Jacky Pic
2015L'étudiante et Monsieur Henri as Henri Voizot
2010Camping 2 as Jacky Pic
2007His Majesty Minor as Firos
2006Avenue Montaigne as Jacques Grumberg
2006Camping as Jacky Pic
2006Family Hero as Gabriel Stern
2004Malabar Princess as Robert
2003Chouchou as Père Léon
19931, 2, 3, Freeze as L'enfoiré / The dumb
1992Le souper as Fouché
1992Le bal des casse-pieds as Le séducteur
1989L'union sacrée as Le colonel Revers
1985Detective as Emile Chenal
1982The Party 2 as François Beretton
1980The Party as François Beretton
1980The Lady Banker as Judge Largué
1978A Simple Story as Serge
1977Pardon Mon Affaire, Too! as Daniel
1976Pardon Mon Affaire as Daniel
1976Barocco as Jules
1974Someone Is Bleeding as François Rollin
1972The Annuity as Noël Galipeau à 39 ans
1972A Gorgeous Girl Like Me as Maître Murene
1967Shock Troops as Groubec
1964Band of Outsiders as Arthur
1962The Elusive Corporal as Papa
1960Eyes Without a Face as un inspecteur

Himself (1 Credits)

2000Actors as Himself


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