Jean Keraudy

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Jean Keraudy was the stage name of Roland Barbat. He was one of five inmates involved in a 1947 escape attempt from France's La Santé Prison.

He served as the inspiration for the character of Roland Darban in José Giovanni's 1957 novel The Hole (French: Le Trou). The two met while cellmates at La Santé.

In the 1960 film production of The Hole, director Jacques Becker cast him to play Darban.

He died in 2001.