Paul Verdier

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Paul Verdier
OccupationStage, television actor,
stage director, playwright
Spouse(s)Sonia Lloveras-Verdier

Paul Verdier (died 6 September 2015)[1] was a stage director, actor, and playwright, who also had a number of guest parts in American television. He was married to Sonia Lloveras-Verdier.

Before moving to the United States, Verdier was a member of the Paris-based repertory companies of Jean-Louis Barrault/Madeleine Renaud and Nicolas Bataille.

Verdier and his wife opened the Stages Theatre Center in Hollywood in 1982, as a venue for bringing "the richness, flavor and variety of World Theatre to Los Angeles audiences".[2]

In 1986, the couple opened a French restaurant—Cafe des Artistes—next door to the theatre.

Plays[edit]

partial list
  • Tales for people under 3 years of age (1982) – Translated, adapted and directed by Paul Verdier, from the play by Eugène Ionesco
  • Slowmotion (1988) – Translated and directed by Paul Verdier, from the play by Eduardo Pavlovsky
  • English Mint (1988) – Translated and directed by Paul Verdier, from L'Amante Anglaise by Marguerite Duras
  • 1789 (October 1989) – Translated, adapted and directed by Paul Verdier, from the 1970 play by Ariane Mnouchkine
  • The night of Picasso (1990) – Translated and directed by Paul Verdier, from the play by Edoardo Erba
  • Porco selvatico (1991) – Translated and directed by Paul Verdier, from the play by Edoardo Erba[3]
  • La Bête (1993 by playwright David Hirson) – Directed by Paul Verdier
  • Miss Margarida's Way (by playwright Roberto Athayde) – Directed by Paul Verdier
  • Changes (1995 by playwright Barbara Tarbuck) – Produced and directed by Paul Verdier
  • Hyenas (2003) – Translated, adapted and directed by Paul Verdier, from a play by Christian Siméon

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1965 The Art of Love Painter Uncredited
1965 The Cincinnati Kid Second Bettor Uncredited
1965 My Favorite Martian Abu Episode: "Bottled Martian"
1965 Do Not Disturb Asst. Concierge Uncredited
1966 Made in Paris Frenchman Uncredited
1966 The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming Maliavin
1967 The Rat Patrol Benet Episode: "The Two If by Sea Raid"
1968 The Thomas Crown Affair Elevator Operator
1969 My Friend Tony Episode: "Corey Doesn't Live Here Anymore"[4]
1979 Hart to Hart Jean-Claude Episode: "Murder Between Friends"
1979 The French Atlantic Affair Claude 3 episodes
1980 Waikiki French Tourist TV movie
1985-1986 Magnum, P.I. Jean Claude Fornier 2 episodes
1986 MacGyver Francois Villars Episode: "The Escape"
1987 St. Elsewhere Mr. Gadski Episode: "Night of the Living Bed"
1987 En silence Short
1988 Wiseguy Jacques Lizot Episode: "The Merchant of Death"
1989 Santa Barbara Claude Benoit 4 episodes, (final appearance)

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://digital.copcomm.com/i/681774-spring-2016/59
  2. ^ About the Stages Theatre Center Archived 9 October 2007 at the Wayback Machine (Accessed 2007-05-23)
  3. ^ Edoardo Erba Playwright the Miracle Players. (Accessed 2007-05-23)
  4. ^ My Friend Tony: Episode Guide Archived 29 September 2007 at the Wayback Machine The Classic TV Archive. (January 2007)

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