Annie Cordy in 2001.
16 June 1928
|Occupation||Actress, Comedian, Singer, Dancer, Baroness|
Baroness Léonie Cooreman, known under the stage name Annie Cordy (born 16 June 1928), is a Belgian film actress and singer. She has appeared in 50 films since 1954. She has staged many memorable appearances at Bruno Coquatrix' famous Paris Olympia. Her version of "La Ballade de Davy Crockett" was number 1 in the charts for five weeks in France in August 1956.
- 1 Biography
- 2 1952–1960: the beginning
- 3 1961–1970: the decade of musicals
- 4 1971–1980: success on all edge
- 5 1981–1990: a confirmed star
- 6 1991–2000: more actress than singer
- 7 2001–present
- 8 Filmography
- 9 On Stage
- 10 Discography
- 11 References
- 12 External links
Her father's name was Cornelius January Cooreman and her mother, Maria de Leeuw. She has a brother, Louis, and a sister, Jeanne.
At eight years, her mother enrolled her in a dance class. She learn piano and music theory, while pursuing her studies, and participates in charity galas. Between numbers danced, she sang the hits of the moment. Very soon, everything follows: radio hooks, contests ... Immediately noticed by the artistic director of Le Lido who manages to convince her to leave Brussels, her hometown, Annie Cordy arrives in Paris on 1 May 1950, hired as a lead dancer.
1952–1960: the beginning
She record her firsts song in 1952 ("Les Trois Bandits de Napoli","Quand c'est aux autos de passer","La bourrée d'Auvergne montagnarde"), and made her debut in the musical with "La Route fleurie", alongside Georges Guétary and Bourvil. This lasted until 1955.
Then she made her film debut in 1953 when she appeared as herself in "Boum sur Paris", next to Jacques Pills, Armand Bernard.
That same year, she had her first success in the song, with "Bonbons, caramels, esquimaux, chocolats" or "Léon".
In 1954 she starred in Poisson d'avril as Charlotte Dupuy, alongside her friend Bourvil, Louis de Funès, Denise Grey and Maurice Biraud. The film was a big success with almost 3 million entries.
She also play Madame Langlois in Sacha Guitry's Royal Affairs in Versailles, with Michel Auclair, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Jean-Louis Barrault, Bourvil, Gino Cervi, Claudette Colbert, Nicole Courcel, Daniel Gélin, Jean Marais, Gisèle Pascal, Édith Piaf, Gérard Philipe, Micheline Presle, Tino Rossi, Orson Welles and Nicole Maurey. The film was a huge success and was the #1 in France in 1954. Today, it's still one of the most successful French film, it is at the #88 place of all time in term of entries at the Box Office.
In 1955 her song "Fleur de Papillon" become a hit.
She also star in two motion picture. First, Bonjour sourire directed by Claude Sautet, with Henri Salvador, Louis de Funès, Darry Cowl and Jean Carmet. And then, an Italian comedy Beautiful but Dangerous in which she just appeared.
In 1956 she starred as Cri-Cri in Le Chanteur de Mexico, directed by Richard Pottier, with Luis Mariano, Bourvil and Fernando Rey. The film was again a big success, with almost 5,000,000 entries, and it was #5 at the 1956's box office and #247 of all time in France.
At the same time she had a musical hit with the French version of The Ballad of Davy Crockett, which stay number 1 for 5 weeks in France in August 1956.
In 1958 she made some other musical hit, like "Hello le soleil brille" from the movie The Bridge on the River Kwai or "Docteur miracle".
For the cinema, she's back in "Tabarin", where she play Mimi, under the direction of Richard Pottier for the second time. She is the leading role, and starred alongside Michel Piccoli, Sylvia Lopez, Mischa Auer, Germaine Damar, Jean Lefebvre and Isabelle Corey.
In 1959 she had several musical success, like her version of "Petite Fleur", "Salade de fruits" or "Cigarettes, Whisky et P'tites Pépées" from the movie with the same name. She starred in this movie, with Pierre Mondy, Nadine de Rothschild, Jean Carmet, Jean Richard and Franco Interlenghi.
1961–1970: the decade of musicals
From 1961 to 1964 she starred in her third musical, alongside Luis Mariano, nammed "Visa pour l'amour". This musical features the hit "Visa pour l'amour".
In 1964 she sing the hit song "Six Roses".
From 1965 to 1967, she had the leading female part in "Ouah ! Ouah !", an other musical with Bourvil. This musical features the hit "Le p'tit coup de chance".
At the same time, she's back in cinema, she play Lily in Ces dames s'en mêlent, directed by Raoul André, with Eddie Constantine and Nino Ferrer. She also made a cameo in "L'or du duc" directed by Jacques Baratier, with Claude Rich, Danielle Darrieux, Elsa Martinelli, Pierre Brasseur, Jean Richard and Charles Trenet.
In 1968 she starred in "Pic et Pioche", a musical with her friend Darry Cowl.
In 1969 she play Mme Marthe in "Le bourgeois gentil mec". It's the third time that she's directed by Raoul André, and the movie starred also Jean Lefebvre, Darry Cowl, Francis Blanche and Bella Darvi.
The 1970 year was very successful for Annie Cordy, she runs for the fourth time with Raoul André in the movie "Ces messieurs de la gâchette", a sequel of "Ces messieurs de la famille". She signed on for her role as Maryse, and the movie starred Francis Blanche, Jean Poiret, Michel Serrault, Darry Cowl, Micheline Dax and Patrice Laffont.
She also play for René Clément, the role of Juliette in Rider on the Rain, alongside Marlène Jobert, Charles Bronson, Jill Ireland and Gabriele Tinti. The movie knows a big success, it was the #3 movie at the box-office in 1970, in France.
That same year, she also turn for Claude Chabrol as Mme. Pinelli in The Breach. She starred alongside Stéphane Audran, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Michel Bouquet and Jean Carmet.
After all this success in cinema, she also had a musical hit this year : "Le Chouchou de mon Coeur"
1971–1980: success on all edge
In 1971 she play Nelly in Le Chat directed by Pierre Granier-Deferre. The film starred also Jean Gabin and Simone Signoret. The film was good received with more than one million entries. She also start, this same year a new musical, "Indien vaut mieux que deux tu l'auras", where she starred with Pierre Doris.
In 1972 she starred in the leading role of Hello, Dolly!'s French version. She also play in "Les galets d'Étretat" as Brigitte. The movie is directed by Sergio Gobbi and starred Virna Lisi. Then, she play Andrée in "Les portes de feu", alongside Emmanuelle Riva and Jacques Balutin.
In 1973, she play Nina in Tre per una grande rapina, with Michel Constantin and Adolfo Celi. She also play in "La dernière bourrée à Paris", where she finds for the fifth time, the director Raoul André and she starred alongside Francis Blanche, Roger Coggio, Micheline Dax, Michel Galabru, Marion Game and Tony Kendall. She play in "Elle court, elle court la banlieue" directed by Gérard Pirès and starring Marthe Keller, Jacques Higelin, Robert Castel, Ginette Leclerc, Claude Piéplu, Alice Sapritch, Victor Lanoux, Daniel Prévost, Coluche, Diane Kurys and Miou-Miou. The film was a success with more than a million and a half entries.
In 1974, she released La bonne du curé. This song will become a classic and is one of her greatest success with over one million singles sold in France and more than two million worldwide. At the same time, she continues to make movie like "Les gaspards", directed by Pierre Tchernia and starring Michel Serrault, Philippe Noiret, Michel Galabru, Charles Denner, Gérard Depardieu, Chantal Goya, Roger Carel, Daniel Ivernel, Jean Carmet and Gérard Hernandez. She also play Pupa in the Italian movie Commissariato di notturna, directed by Guido Leoni and starring Rosanna Schiaffino, Gastone Moschin, George Ardisson, Emma Danieli, Giacomo Furia, Gisela Hahn, Leopoldo Trieste, Maurice Ronet, Luciano Salce, Carlo Giuffré, Aldo Bufi Landi, Jean Lefebvre, Michele Gammino, Roger Coggio, Nerina Montagnani, Lorenzo Piani, Luciano Rossi, Bruno Scipioni and Alfredo Varelli.
In 1975, she starred in the leading role of Souvenir of Gibraltar, directed by Henri Xhonneux and starring also Eddie Constantine. She also play Isabelle's mother in "Isabelle devant le désir", starring Jean Rochefort, Anicée Alvina and Mathieu Carrière. This same year, she also had several musical hit : "Ya kasiti", "Jane la tarzane" and one of her most famous hit, "Frida Oum Papa".
In 1976, she's back in a musical named "Nini la chance", in which she had the leading part and who was a huge succes. There is an other musical hit from this musical : "Nini la Chance". She also had some others hit, this same year with "La Bébête", "Dis pourquoi tu me bats Léon" and "Ca ira mieux demain" who became cult. She starred in High Street, a movie directed by André Ernotte in which she had the leading part and she play alongside Mort Shuman and Elliot Tiber.
In 1977, she play the Baronne Jacinthe de la Tronchembiais, in the first and only movie directed by Guy Lux, Drôles de zèbres. The movie also starred Sim, Alice Sapritch, Patrick Préjean, Raymond Bussières, Katia Tchenko, Léon Zitrone, Petula Clark, Coluche and Claude François. The director and writer Michel Audiard said about Annie that he was sorry she sings bullshit songs, because she made impressive duet with Bourvil, he think she's a wonderful blues singer and a great actres and she deserved to sing a way better song.
In 1978, she released an other musical hit who became a classic, "Qui qu'en veut". This same year, she made her first television movie. First, she play in "Le bel indifférent" from a Jean Cocteau's play, starring alongside Alain Delon. Then, she play in a Molière's The Miser television adaptation. She play Frosine, alongside Henri Virlojeux and Paul Préboist.
In 1980, she had several musical success, like "Senorita Raspa", "La Coupe à Ratcha", "L'Artiste" and "Ma plus jolie chanson" but her most successful title was "Tata Yoyo" who became an other of her cult song.
1981–1990: a confirmed star
In 1981, she play Mme Hortense in the TV Movie written by Didier Decoin, "Les fiançailles de feu", alongside Pierre Malet and Paul Le Person. She also play the leading role in the TV Movie "Madame Sans-Gêne", adaptation of Victorien Sardou's play, in which she play with Raoul Billerey. This same year she made her debut On Stage with the same play, "Madame Sans-Gêne".
In 1982, she's back with her last musical "Envoyez la musique", in which she had the leading part. This same year on Television, she led her own TV Series, "Madame S.O.S.", during a season. She play alongside Jean-Pierre Darras and Jeanne Herviale. The series's soundtrack, "Si j'étais le soleil", was singing by Annie. She had also an other musical success with "Nini Pompon".
In 1983, after six years of absence in cinema, she is back with "Le braconnier de Dieu", directed by Jean-Pierre Darras, in which she play the leading female part. The movie also starred Pierre Mondy, Jean Lefebvre, Michel Galabru, Daniel Ceccaldi, Catherine Allégret, Rosy Varte, Odette Laure, Marthe Mercadier, Paul Préboist and Roger Pierre. Annie had an other musical succes with the song "Le rock à Médor".
In 1985, she had an other musical hit who became a cult hit : Cho Ka Ka O.
In 1986, she appeared principally in Theater, with three play in one year. First as Madame de Sévigné, in the play of the same name, in which she play the center role. Then, she play in "La Mienne s'appelait Régine" at the Théâtre de l'Œuvre. And finally, she play in "Merci Apolline", an original play.
In 1987, she resumed the classic play "Madame Sans-Gene", that she had already played in 1981, on stage and on a TV Movie.
In 1989, she appeared in one episode of the French TV Series, "Le bonheur d'en face", in which she play Irène Lecoin, in an episode directed by Teff Erhat. She also starred in the play "Mademoiselle Plume", in the leading role.
In 1990, she's back in cinema after seven years of break with the movie "Un été après l'autre". She play alongside Paul Crauchet, Jean-Paul Comart and Jean-Yves Berteloot. Her performance was praised by the critics and she won the Best Actress Award at the "Festivals de Digne". This same year, she had the leading role in the TV Series "Orages d'été", in which she play during nine episodes, next to Gérard Klein, Claire Nebout, Jacques Dufilho, Pierre Vaneck and Patachou. She's also present on Stage with the play "Sacrée Gladys", in which she had the leading role, next to Jacques Balutin.
1991–2000: more actress than singer
Even if she continue to give concert and that musical compilation are released with her passt album, she's more present on television as an actress.
1994, was a big year for Annie. First, she starred in the movie La Vengeance d'une blonde, directed by Jeannot Szwarc, and with Christian Clavier, Marie-Anne Chazel, Clémentine Célarié, Thierry Lhermitte, Marc de Jonge, Philippe Khorsand, Angelo Infanti and Urbain Cancelier. It was a big succes with more than two millions of entries at the Box Office. It was the fourth most successful French film of the year 1994 in France, behind An indian in the city, Léon: The Professional and La Cité de la peur. She play Bertoune, the center character, in the TV Movie "La fille du roi", starring also Raoul Billerey. This same year, she appeared in two play. First, "Six heures au plus tard" with Xavier Percy and then "La Célestine" with Gérard Chambre. In both play, she had the leading character.
In 1995, she play in her first Short, "Vroum-vroum", written by Eduardo Manet, in which she starred next to Michael Lonsdale, Claire Nebout and Jean-Paul Comart. She play in one episode of the TV Series "Baldi", next to her friend Charles Aznavour. She also had the leading role in the TV Movie "Fanny se fait un sang d'encre". She also sing for the French soundtrack of Pocahontas, named "Ecoute ton coeur".
In 1997, she play in three TV Movie. First, "Le diable en sabots" from a novel written by Claude Seignolle, in which she play Marie Fer, alongside Patrick Préjean. Then, she play the leading role in "Une mère comme on n'en fait plus", with Nathalie Boutefeu and Cécile Vassort. Finally, she play Solange Serpette in "Sans cérémonie", directed by Michel Lang, written by Claude d'Anna, and also starring Charles Aznavour and Caroline Vasicek.
In 1999, she play in the Short "Un Noël de chien", written and directed by Nadine Monfils, and also starring Jean-Claude Dreyfus.
In 2000, she appeared in a second episode of the TV Series "Baldi", in which already play in 1995, still next to her friend Charles Aznavour. She's also back on stage with a play written by William Shakespeare : "Les Joyeuses Commères de Windsor". She act in this play with Patrick Préjean. She has also participated in the series of concerts organized by Les Enfoirés, she had notably shared the song "Une belle histoire" with Alain Souchon and Francis Cabrel.
In 2001, she starred in the TV Movie "La tortue", with Pascale Arbillot.
In 2002, she starred in two TV Movie. First, "Les rebelles de Moissac", with Françoise Bertin and Maurice Chevit. Then, "Passage du bac", with Charles Aznavour, Alexis Tomassian, Bernard Blancan and Urbain Cancelier.
In 2004, she play in the Short "Zartmo". She's also back in the motion picture "Madame Édouard", after ten years without appeared in any movie in cinema. The film also starred Michel Blanc, Didier Bourdon, Dominique Lavanant, Josiane Balasko, Rufus, Andréa Ferréol and Bouli Lanners. On "Les Femmes de Cristal", she received the Woman Crystal Award in the categorie "Cinema and Theatre".
In 2005, she appeared in an episode of "Le tuteur", with Tony D'Amario.
In 2006, Annie play Rose, the leading female character in the movie "Le Dernier des fous". The movie is based on the novel "The Last of The Crazy People" written by Timothy Findley. She is on the movie with Dominique Reymond. She also starred in "C'est beau une ville la nuit", directed by Richard Bohringer, with Romane Bohringer, Robinson Stévenin, Luc Thuillier, Jacques Spiesser, Farid Chopel, Daniel Duval, Annie Girardot, Sonia Rolland, Christian Morin and Paul Personne. She's also back on Stage with "Lily & Lily", a play in which she had the leading part, and she give the line to Christian Morin and Firmine Richard. She is also the narrator for the documentary, "Moi, Belgique" on RTBF, in which she tell the history of her country, the Belgium.
In 2008, she play Mme Graindorge in Disco, a Fabien Onteniente's movie starring Emmanuelle Béart, Gérard Depardieu, Samuel Le Bihan, Isabelle Nanty, Chloé Lambert, Marie-Christine Adam, Pauline Delpech, Xavier Beauvois and Danièle Lebrun. The film was a big succes with more than two millions of entries in France. It was the third most successful French movie in France in 2006, just behind Welcome to the Sticks and Asterix at the Olympic Games. This same year, she play in Le crime est notre affaire, directed by Pascal Thomas and based on the novel 4.50 from Paddington, written by Agatha Christie. The movie also starred Catherine Frot, André Dussollier, Claude Rich, Chiara Mastroianni, Melvil Poupaud, Christian Vadim, Hippolyte Girardot and Yves Afonso. This was also a success with more than a million of entries in France. Still in 2008, the channel RTBF organized a special night for Annie, nammed "Quelque chose en nous d'Annie Cordy", in which some artist pay a tribute to her.
In 2009, she play in Wild Grass, a movie directed by Alain Resnais and starring Sabine Azéma, André Dussollier, Anne Consigny, Emmanuelle Devos, Mathieu Amalric, Michel Vuillermoz, Edouard Baer, Sara Forestier, Nicolas Duvauchelle, Paul Crauchet and Jean-Michel Ribes. This same year, she start a new play, "Laissez-moi sortir", in which she's alone on the stage and she play a huge star who is locked on her balcony and so she talk about her entire career.
She starred alone in a play named "Laissez-moi sortir", after the huge success of the play in 2009 she start a tour in the entire France in 2010.
In 2011, she play in the low-budget movie "Crimes en sourdine" with Annick Alane, Ginette Garcin and Patrick Préjean. The same year she's back in studio with an original album : "Ca me plait pourvu que ça vous plaise..." in which artists like Charles Aznavour or Alice Dona write song for her.
In 2014, she play in Le Dernier Diamant, alongside Yvan Attal, Bérénice Bejo, Jean-François Stévenin and Jacques Spiesser. She also appeared in an episode of "H-Man", a TV Series broadcast on Arte, alongside Arthur H. She also released a Christmas album for December with 30 jazz musicians named "Annie Cordy chante Noël".
In 2015, She have the leading role in Les souvenirs, directed by Jean-Paul Rouve, and starring Chantal Lauby and Michel Blanc. The movie is a big success with more than a million of entries.
She also play in France 2's TV Series "Chefs", with a recurrent character, next to Hugo Becker, Anne Charrier, Clovis Cornillac, Juliette, Nicolas Gob, Robin Renucci and Zinedine Soualem. She is involved in the album "Joyeux anniversaire M'sieur Dutronc" which pay tribute to Jacques Dutronc. This year, she also climb the stairs to the 2015 Cannes Film Festival.
|1953||Boum sur Paris||Herself||Maurice de Canonge|
|1954||Poisson d'avril||Charlotte Dupuy||Gilles Grangier|
|Royal Affairs in Versailles||Madame Langlois||Sacha Guitry|
|1955||Bonjour sourire||Herself||Claude Sautet|
|Beautiful But Dangerous||Robert Z. Leonard|
|Café Continental||Mistress of ceremonies||Henry Caldwell||TV Series (1 Episode)|
|1956||Le Chanteur de Mexico||Cri-Cri||Richard Pottier|
|1957||Victor and Victoria||Titine||Karl Anton|
|1958||Tabarin||Mimi||Richard Pottier (2)|
|1959||Cigarettes, whisky et p'tites pépées||Martine||Maurice Régamey|
|1960||Tête folle||Annie||Robert Vernay|
|1965||Ces dames s'en mêlent||Lily||Raoul André|
|L'or du duc||The caretaker||Jacques Baratier|
|1968||Ces messieurs de la famille||Maryse||Raoul André (2)|
|1969||Le bourgeois gentil mec||Mme Marthe||Raoul André (3)|
|1970||Rider on the Rain||Juliette||René Clément|
|The Breach||Mme. Pinelli||Claude Chabrol|
|Ces messieurs de la gâchette||Maryse||Raoul André (4)|
|1971||Le Chat||Nelly||Pierre Granier-Deferre|
|1972||Les galets d'Étretat||Brigitte||Sergio Gobbi|
|Les portes de feu||Andrée||Claude Bernard-Aubert|
|1973||Le mataf||Nina||Serge Leroy|
|Elle court, elle court la banlieue||The real estate agent||Gérard Pirès|
|La dernière bourrée à Paris||The psychanalist||Raoul André (5)|
|1974||The Holes||Ginette Lalatte||Pierre Tchernia|
|Commissariato di notturna||Pupa||Guido Leoni|
|1975||Souvenir of Gibraltar||Tina||Henri Xhonneux|
|Isabelle devant le désir||Isabelle's mother||Jean-Pierre Berckmans|
|1976||High Street||Mimi||André Ernotte|
|1977||Drôles de zèbres||Baronne Jacinthe de la Tronchembiais||Guy Lux|
|1978||Le bel indifférent||Marion Sarraut||TV Movie|
|The Miser||Frosine||Jean Pignol||TV Movie|
|1981||Les fiançailles de feu||Mme Hortense||Pierre Bureau||TV Movie|
|Madame Sans-Gêne||Madame Sans-Gêne||Abder Isker||TV Movie|
|1982||Madame S.O.S.||Madame S.O.S.||André Dhénaut||TV Series (6 Episodes)|
|1983||Le braconnier de Dieu||Jofrette||Jean-Pierre Darras|
|1989||Le bonheur d'en face||Irène Lecoin||Teff Erhat||TV Series (1 Episode)|
|1990||Un été après l'autre||Mother Fine||Anne-Marie Étienne||Festivals de Digne - Best Actress|
|Orages d'été||Céline||Jean Sagols||TV Series|
|1993||Inspecteur Médeuze||Lucie||Philippe Triboit||TV Series (1 Episode)|
|Once Upon a Forest||Bosworth||Charles Grosvenor||French Voice|
|1994||La Vengeance d'une blonde||Jany||Jeannot Szwarc|
|La fille du roi||Bertoune||Philippe Triboit (2)||TV Movie|
|Fanny se fait un sang d'encre||Fanny Faber||Alain de Halleux||TV Movie|
|Baldi||Colette||Michel Lang||TV Series (1 Episode)|
|Pocahontas||Grandmother Willow||Mike Gabriel & Eric Goldberg||French Voice|
|1996||Moi j'aime Albert||Frédéric Chaudier||Short|
|Le refuge||Hélène||Alain Schwartzstein||TV Series (1 Episode)|
|1997||Le diable en sabots||Marie Fer||Nicole Berckmans||TV Movie|
|Une mère comme on n'en fait plus||Simone Lapierre||Jacques Renard||TV Movie|
|Sans cérémonie||Solange Serpette||Michel Lang (2)||TV Movie|
|1999||Un Noël de chien||Nadine Monfils||Short|
|2000||Baldi||Colette||Michel Lang (3)||TV Series (1 Episode)|
|2001||La tortue||Anne Gautier||Dominique Baron||TV Movie|
|2002||Les rebelles de Moissac||Charlotte||Jean-Jacques Kahn||TV Movie|
|Passage du bac||Émilie||Olivier Langlois||TV Movie|
|2003||Fabien Cosma||Lucette||Jean-Pierre Vergne||TV Series (1 Episode)|
|Brother Bear||Nanaka||Aaron Blaise & Robert Walker||French Voice|
|2004||Zartmo||The woman||Marc Dalmans||Short|
|Madame Édouard||Ginette||Nadine Monfils (2)|
|2005||Le tuteur||Antoinette Loiseau||Pierre Grimblat||TV Serie (1 Episode)|
|2006||Le Dernier des fous||Rose||Laurent Achard|
|C'est beau une ville la nuit||The old of the HLM||Richard Bohringer|
|2008||Disco||Mme Graindorge||Fabien Onteniente|
|Le crime est notre affaire||Babette Boutiti||Pascal Thomas|
|2009||Wild Grass||The neighbour of Marguerite||Alain Resnais|
|2011||Crimes en sourdine||Mme Garcia||Joël Chalude, Stéphane Onfroy|
|2012||Je retourne chez ma mère||Alice||Williams Crépin||TV Movie|
|Scènes de ménage||Maion's grandmother||Karim Adda, Francis Duquet||TV Series (1 Episode)|
|2013||Y'a pas d'âge||Yvonne P.||Stéphane Marelli||TV Series (1 Episode)|
|2014||Le Dernier Diamant||Inès de Boissière||Eric Barbier|
|H-Man||Girl Telekinesis||Joseph Cahill||TV Series (1 Episode)|
|2015||Les souvenirs||Madelaine Esnard||Jean-Paul Rouve|
|Chefs||Léonie||Arnaud Malherbe||TV Series (6 Episodes)|
Movies starring Annie Cordy with more than a million of entries in France.
|1||Royal Affairs in Versailles||Sacha Guitry||1954||6,987,167|
|2||Le Chanteur de Mexico||Richard Pottier||1956||4,781,633|
|3||Rider on the Rain||René Clément||1970||4,763,822|
|4||Beautiful but Dangerous||Robert Z. Leonard||1956||4,074,941|
|5||Poisson d'avril||Gilles Grangier||1954||2,888,000|
|7||La Vengeance d'une blonde||Jeannot Szwarc||1994||2,039,370|
|8||Boum sur Paris||Maurice de Canonge||1953||1,663,858|
|9||Ces messieurs de la famille||Raoul André||1968||1,626,941|
|10||Elle court, elle court la banlieue||Gérard Pirès||1973||1,549,617|
|11||Bonjour sourire||Claude Sautet||1956||1,256,883|
|12||Crime Is Our Business||Pascal Thomas||2008||1,219,181|
|13||Cigarettes, whisky et p'tites pépées||Maurice Régamey||1959||1,078,295|
|14||Le Chat||Pierre Granier-Deferre||1971||1,035,709|
|15||Les Souvenirs||Jean-Paul Rouve||2015||1,034,505|
|16||Ces dames s'en mêlent||Raoul André (2)||1965||1,021,325|
|1958||Madame Sans-Gêne||Victorien Sardou and Émile Moreau||with Jean-Marc Thibault|
|1986||Madame de Sévigné|
|La Mienne s'appelait Régine||Pierre Rey||Armand Delcampe||Théâtre de l'Œuvre|
|Merci Apolline||Geneviève Martin||Michel Wyn||with Guy Tréjan|
|1987||Madame Sans-Gêne||Victorien Sardou and Émile Moreau|
|1989||Mademoiselle Plume||Jean-Luc Moreau||with Charlotte Kady|
|1990||Sacrée Gladys||with Jacques Balutin|
|1994||Six heures au plus tard||Marc Perrier||Martine Willequet||with Xavier Percy|
|La Célestine||with Gérard Chambre|
|2000||Les Joyeuses Commères de Windsor||William Shakespeare||with Patrick Préjean|
|2006||Lily & Lily||Pierre Barillet and Jean-Pierre Grédy||Gérard Moulevrier||with Jacques Ciron, Christian Morin and Firmine Richard|
|2009-2010||Laissez-moi sortir||Jean-Marie Chevret||Jean-Pierre Dravel and Olivier Macé||with Mimi Lebon
|1952-1955||La Route fleurie||Raymond Vincy||with Georges Guétary and Bourvil|
|1957-1960||Tête de linotte||Raymond Vincy||with Jean Richard|
|1961-1964||Visa pour l'amour||Raymond Vincy||with Luis Mariano|
|1965-1967||Ouah ! Ouah !||Michel André||with Bourvil|
|1968||Pic et Pioche||Raymond Vincy, Jacques Mareuil and Darry Cowl||with Darry Cowl|
|1970||Indien vaut mieux que deux tu l'auras||with Pierre Doris|
|1972||Hello, Dolly !||Jacques Mareuil||At Théâtre Mogador
International Emmy Award for Best European Performer
|1976||Nini la chance||Jacques Mareuil|
|1982||Envoyez la musique||Jacques Mareuil and Gérard Gustin||with Patrick Préjean and Gérard Chambre|
|1954||Fleur de Papillon|
|1957||Cigarettes, Whisky et p'tites pépées|
|1958||Hello ! Le Soleil Brille|
|1959||Salade de fruits|
|1965||Le p'tit coup de chance||with Bourvil|
|1974||La bonne du curé||3 000 000|
|1975||Frida Oum Papa|
|1976||Ça ira mieux demain|
|Nini la Chance|
|Dis, pourquoi tu me bats Léon ?|
|1978||Qui qu'en veut|
|1981||Tata Yoyo||800 000|
|Papa banjo,Maman violon|
|1982||Si j'étais le Soleil||Credits of Madame S.O.S.|
|1985||Cho Ka Ka O||2 500 000|