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October 6, 1929|
Saint-Mandé, Val-de-Marne, France
|Died||August 7, 2010
Bruno Jean Marie Cremer (October 6, 1929 – August 7, 2010) was a French actor born in Saint-Mandé, Val-de-Marne. Cremer is best known for portraying Jules Maigret on French television, from 1991 to 2005.
In 1957, he had a credited role in the movies for the first time in Send a Woman When the Devil Fails (also known as When a Woman Meddles and When the Woman Gets Confused), featuring Alain Delon. He was widely known in France and the French-speaking world for his interpretation of the famous detective Maigret in a television series that started in 1991 and ended in 2005 after 54 episodes.
In 2000, he published an autobiography, Un certain jeune homme (A Certain Young Man). He died of cancer, aged 80, in Paris on August 7, 2010. He had been suffering from cancer for several years.
- The 317th Platoon (1965)
- Is Paris Burning? (1966), directed by René Clément
- Shock Troops (1967)
- Les Gauloises bleues (1968)
- The Time to Die (1970)
- Plot (1972)
- L'Alpagueur (1976)
- Sorcerer (1977), directed by William Friedkin
- A Simple Story (1978)
- La Légion saute sur Kolwezi (1980)
- Derborence (1985)
- Noce Blanche (1989), with Vanessa Paradis
- Tumultes (1990)
- Sous le sable (2000)
- 'Maigret' star Bruno Cremer dies at 80: On Google News - AFP Text, August 8, 2010
- Bruno Cremer at the Internet Movie Database
- The Bruno Cremer - Maigret website (unofficial) (French)