Claude Brasseur

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Claude Brasseur
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Brasseur in 2013
Born Claude Pierre Espinasse
(1936-06-15) 15 June 1936 (age 80)
Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
Occupation Actor
Notable work The Police War
(1979)
La Boum
(1980)
Spouse(s) Peggy Roche
(1961-?, divorced)
Michèle Cambon
(1970.11.14 -)
Children 1
Parent(s) Pierre Brasseur
Odette Joyeux
Awards Chevalier (Knight) of the Légion d'honneur
(2008)

Claude Brasseur (born 15 June 1936) is a French actor.

Life and career[edit]

Claude Brasseur was born in Neuilly-sur-Seine as Claude Pierre Espinasse, the son of actor Pierre Brasseur and actress Odette Joyeux and grandson of Jules Brasseur. He is the godson of Ernest Hemingway and the father of Alexandre Brasseur.

He was a member of the French bobsleigh team in the 60s and also a winning Paris-Dakar rally competitor, as co-pilot of Jacky Ickx.

Awards[edit]

César Awards:

Selected filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Director
1960 Eyes Without a Face an inspector Georges Franju
1961 Please, Not Now! Claude Roger Vadim
1962 The Seven Deadly Sins (episode L'Envie) Riri Édouard Molinaro (episode)
The Elusive Corporal the father Jean Renoir
Un clair de lune à Maubeuge Walter Jean Chérasse
We Will Go to Deauville Maurice Dubois Francis Rigaud
1963 Sweet and Sour the plumber Jacques Baratier
1964 Bande à part Arthur Jean-Luc Godard
1972 Le Viager Noël Galipeau Pierre Tchernia
Such a Gorgeous Kid Like Me Maître Murene François Truffaut
1973 The Heroes Raphael Tilbaudet Duccio Tessari
1974 Les Seins de glace François Rollin Georges Lautner
1975 L'Agression (fr) André Ducatel Gérard Pirès
Il faut vivre dangereusement (fr) Richard Diquet Claude Makovski (fr)
1976 Barocco Jules André Téchiné
Pardon Mon Affaire Daniel Yves Robert
The Big Operator Ari Claude Pinoteau
1977 Monsieur Papa Franck Lanier Philippe Monnier
Pardon Mon Affaire, Too! Daniel Yves Robert
1978 The Savage State Gravenoire Francis Girod
L'argent des autres Claude Chevalier d'Aven Christian de Chalonge
A Simple Story Serge Claude Sautet
1979 Lobster for Breakfast Mario Spinosi Giorgio Capitani
Bye, See You Monday Arnold Samson Maurice Dugowson
The Police War Commissaire Jacques Fush Robin Davis
1980 The Lady Banker Largué Francis Girod
La Boum François Beretton Claude Pinoteau
1982 Légitime Violence (fr) Martin Modot Serge Leroy
La Boum 2 François Beretton Claude Pinoteau
1983 La Crime (fr) Commissaire Martin Griffon Philippe Labro
Signes extérieurs de richesse Jean-Jacques 'Gigi' Lestrade Jacques Monnet
1985 Palace (fr) Robert Molard Édouard Molinaro
Détective Émile Chenal Jean-Luc Godard
Among Wolves Lacier José Giovanni
1989 L'Orchestre rouge (fr) Leopold Trepper Jacques Rouffio
1993 1, 2, 3, Sun the bad guy Bertrand Blier
2000 Les Acteurs Himself Bertrand Blier
2001 The Milk of Human Kindness Jean-Claude Dominique Cabrera
2003 Chouchou Father Léon Merzak Allouache
2004 Malabar Princess Robert Gilles Legrand
2006 Les Petites vacances the stranger in the palace Olivier Peyon
Avenue Montaigne Jacques Grumberg Danièle Thompson
Camping Jacky Pic Fabien Onteniente
2007 His Majesty Minor Firos Jean-Jacques Annaud
2010 Camping 2 Jacky Pic Fabien Onteniente
2015 The Student and Mister Henri Henri Voizot Ivan Calbérac
2016 Camping 3 Jacky Pic Fabien Onteniente

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Décret du 30 janvier 2008 portant promotion et nomination". JORF 2008 (26): 1818. 2008-01-31. PREX0811182D. Retrieved 2009-03-22. 

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