Thierry Lhermitte

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Thierry Lhermitte
Thierry Lhermitte 1998.jpg
Lhermitte in Cannes, 1998
Born Thierry Michel Lhermitte
(1952-11-24) 24 November 1952 (age 61)
Boulogne-Billancourt, Hauts-de-Seine, France
Occupation Actor, director and writer
Years active 1973 - present

Thierry Lhermitte (French pronunciation: ​[tjɛʁi lɛʁˈmit]; born 24 November 1952) is a French actor, director and writer, best known for his comedic roles. He was a founder of the comedy troupe Le Splendid in the 1970s, along with, among others, Christian Clavier, Gérard Jugnot, and Michel Blanc. That group adapted a number of its stage hits for the cinema, and scored major successes with films such as Les bronzés (1978), Les bronzés font du ski (1979), Le Père Noël est une ordure (1982) and Un indien dans la ville (1994).

Honours and awards[edit]

In 1981, he received the Prix Jean-Gabin.

He was made Chevalier of the Légion d'honneur in 2001.[1]

He was made Officier of the Ordre national du Mérite in 2005.[2]

Selected filmography[edit]

Selected writing credits[edit]

  • 2006: Les Bronzés 3: Amis pour la vie
  • 2000: Le prince du Pacifique
  • 1999: It's Not My Fault! (adaptation and dialogue)
  • 1997: Jungle 2 Jungle (earlier screenplay Un indien dans la ville)
  • 1994: Un indien dans la ville (adaptation)
  • 1991: Les secrets professionnels du Dr Apfelglück
  • 1986: Nuit d'ivresse
  • 1982: Le père Noël est une ordure
  • 1979: Les bronzés font du ski (as L'équipe du Splendid)
  • 1975: Le bol d'air (short as Le Splendid)
  • 1975: C'est pas parce qu'on a rien à dire qu'il faut fermer sa gueule... (original idea)
  • 1974: Bonne présentation exigée (short)

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Décret du 30 décembre 2000 portant promotion et nomination". JORF 2001 (1): 6. 1 February 2001. PREX0004567D. Retrieved 17 March 2009. 
  2. ^ "Décret du 14 novembre 2005 portant promotion et nomination". JORF 2005 (265): 17793. 15 November 2005. PREX0508812D. Retrieved 17 March 2009. 

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