Jean-Pierre Bernard

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Jean-Pierre Bernard
Born22 January 1933
Died7 July 2017(2017-07-07) (aged 84)

Jean-Pierre Bernard (22 January 1933 – 7 July 2017) was a French film, television and stage actor.[1] He appeared in many French films over a 50-year period and became known internationally for his portrayal of a French climber named Jean-Paul Montaigne in the 1975 film The Eiger Sanction that was directed by and starred Clint Eastwood.[2]

Bernard studied at the French National Academy of Dramatic Arts. His French language film appearances include: Adelaide (1968) directed by Jean-Daniel Simon, Le Soulier de satin (1985) directed by Manoel de Oliveira and Mon ami le traître (1988) directed by José Giovanni .[3]


Year Title Role Notes
1964 Requiem pour un caïd Pinelli
1968 Adélaïde Christian
1969 The Adding Machine Christian
1971 Raphael, or The Debauched One Norville
1975 The Eiger Sanction Montaigne
1980 Voulez-vous un bébé Nobel ? Le financier arabe
1981 Votre enfant m'intéresse
1981 Une affaire d'hommes Jean
1982 Les Misérables Avocat
1984 Julien Fontanes, magistrat Dany Mandina
1985 Brigade des moeurs Le Grec
1985 The Satin Slipper Don Camille
1986 On a volé Charlie Spencer L'amant de la mère
1988 Mon ami le traître Le capitaine / The captain
2002 Monique Le vieux photographe
2008 A Man and His Dog Un clochard


  1. ^ Jean-Pierre Bernard at leasarchiveduspectacle (French language). Retrieved 11 May 2014
  2. ^ "Le comédien Jean-Pierre Bernard est mort à l'âge de 84 ans". Retrieved 11 July 2017.
  3. ^ Jean Pierre Bernard at Retrieved 11 May 2014

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