Bernard Blier in Amici miei (1975).
|Born||11 January 1916|
Buenos Aires, Argentina
|Died||29 March 1989 (aged 73)|
|Years active||1937 - 1989|
Life and career
His rotund features and premature baldness allowed him to often play cuckolded husbands in his early career. He is notable for being one of France's most versatile and sought-after character actors, performing interchangeably in comedies and dramas. His complete filmography includes 138 titles. He often appeared in Italian films too, particularly in the last decade of his life. He was awarded an Honorary César (the French Oscar) in 1989, 24 days before he died.
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- "He was awarded an honorary Cesar (the French Oscar) in 1989 for lifetime achievement". rottentomatoes.com. Retrieved 2013-06-24.
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