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Rochefort, Jean 1930–

Rochefort, Jean 1930-

PERSONAL

Full name, Jean Raoul Robert Rochefort; born April 29, 1930, in Dinan, Cotes-du-Nord (some sources cite Paris), France; married Alexandra Mosava, June 16, 1960 (marriage ended); married Francoise Vidal; children: Marie, Julien, Clemence, Louise; (with Nicole Garcia, an actress) Pierre. Education: Attended Conservatoire National Superieur d'Art Dramatique (CNSAD), Paris. Avocational Interests: Horses.

Addresses:

Agent—Josette Arrigoni, Artmedia, 20, av. Rapp, Paris 75007 France.

Career:

Actor. Grenier-Hussenot Company, Paris, actor. Appeared in advertisements. Cannes International Film Festival, jury member, 2003. Military service: Served in the military.

Awards, Honors:

Cesar Award, best supporting actor, Academie des Arts et Techniques du Cinema, 1976, for Que la fete commence …; Cesar Award, best actor, 1978, for Le crabe-tambour; Cesar Award nomination, best actor, 1980, for Courage fuyons; Best Actor Award, Montreal World Film Festival, 1982, and Mystfest Award, best actor, 1983, both for L'indiscretion; Cesar Award nomination, best actor, 1988, for Tandem; Cesar Award nomination, best actor, 1991, for Le mari de la coiffeuse; Genie Award nomination, best performance by an actor in a leading role, Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television, 1991, for Amoureux fou; National Board of Review Award (with others), best acting by an ensemble, 1994, for Pret-a-Porter; Cesar Award nomination, best supporting actor, 1997, for Ridicule; honorary Cesar Award, 1999; Audience Award, best actor, Venice International Film Festival, 2002, Lumiere Award, best actor, 2003, and European Film Award nomination, best actor, 2003, all for L'homme du train.

CREDITS

Film Appearances:

L'interne, Rencontre a Paris (also known as Meeting in Paris), Cocinor, 1956.

Une balle dans le canon (also known as A Bullet in the Gun and A Slug in the Heater), 1958.

Fernand, Leon Garros ishchet druga (also known as Leon Garros Is Looking for His Friend, 20,000 Leagues across the Land, and Vingt mille lieues sur la terre), 1960.

Malartic, Le capitaine Fracasse (also known as Captain Fracasse, Capitan Fracassa, and El capitan Fracassa), Cineriz, 1960.

Lastreaumont, Le masque de fer (also known as The Iron Mask and L'uomo dalla maschera di ferro), 1962.

Le soleil dans l'oeil (also known as Sun in Your Eyes), 1962.

La Taupe, Cartouche (also known as Swords of Blood), 1962, Embassy Pictures, 1964.

Didier's father, La foire aux cancres (also known as The Blockhead Fair), 1963.

Jabeke, Symphonie pour un massacre (also known as The Corrupt, The Mystifiers, Symphony for a Massacre, and Sinfonia per un massacro), Goldstone Film Enterprises/Seven Arts, 1963.

Ovide Solivedu, La porteuse de pain (also known as The Bread Peddler and La portatrice di pane), 1963.

Fort-du-fou (also known as Outpost in Indo-china and Il forte dei disperati), 1963.

Desgrez, Angelique, marquise des anges (also known as Angelica and Angelique), Prodis, 1964.

Inspector Laforet, Du grabuge chez le veuves (also known as Trouble among Widows and Strana voglia di una vedova), 1964.

Narrator, Les barbouzes (also known as The Great Spy Chase and Quattro spie sotto il letto), American International Pictures, 1964.

Les pieds nickeles, Croquignol, 1964.

Desgrez, Merveilleuse Angelique (also known as Angelique: The Road to Versailles, Angelique, 2. Teil, and La meravigliosa Angelica), 1965.

Leon, Les tribulations d'un chinois en Chine (also known as Chinese Adventures in China, Up to His Ears, and L'uomo di Hong Kong), Lopert, 1965.

Desgrez, Angelique et le roi (also known as Angelique and the King, Angelica alla corte del re, and Angelique und der Koenig), 1966.

Gregoire Pecque, Qui etes-vous, Polly Magoo? (also known as Who Are You, Polly Magoo?), 1966.

Captain Bordeille, Le dimanche de la vie (also known as The Sunday of Life), 1967.

Il marchese Osvaldo, "Amare e un po' morire," Le belle famiglie (also known as Ah! Les belles familles), Cineriz, 1967.

Philippe, A coeur joie (also known as Two Weeks in September), Paramount, 1967.

Rene Mastier, Ne jouez pas avec les Martiens (also known as Don't Play with Martians), United Artists, 1967.

Guillaume, Pour un amour lointain (also known as For a Distant Love), 1968.

Georges, Le diable par le queue (also known as The Devil by the Tail and Non tirate il diavolo per la coda), Lopert, 1969.

Georges Cazenave, Celeste (also known as Un soffio di piacere), 1970.

Herve Breton, Le temps de mourir (also known as The Time to Die), 1970.

Moss, La liberte en croupe, 1970.

Victor, Jules, and Andre Dugommier, L'oeuf (also known as The Egg), 1971.

Alexandre Boursault, Le feux de la chandeleur (also known as Hearth Fires and La divorziata), 1972.

(Uncredited) Voice, Les malheurs d'Alfred (also known as The Troubles of Alfred and Les malheurs d'Alfred, ou apres la pluie … le mauvais temps), 1972.

Colonel Louis Marie Alphonse Toulouse, Le grand blond avec une chaussure noire (also known as Follow That Guy with the One Black Shoe and The Tall Blond Man with One Black Shoe), 1972, Almi Cinema 5 Distributing, 1973.

Andre Berthier, L'heritier (also known as The Inheritor and L'erede), Hera Films, 1973.

Dominique, Le complot (also known as The Conspiracy, Conspiracion para matar a un cura, El complot de los rebeldes, and Il complotto), C.E.A. Distribucion, 1973.

Inspector, Bel ordure (also known as Lovely Swine), 1973.

Himself, Rosine (short film), [France], 1973.

Clement, Salut l'artiste (also known as The Bit Player, Hail the Artist, and L'idolo della citta), 1973, Exxel Artists, 1975.

Louis Annunziata, Dio, sei proprio un padreterno! (also known as Escape from Death Row, Mean Frank and Crazy Tony, Power Kill, Il suo nome faceva tremare, Interpol in allarme, and L'homme aux nerfs d'acier), 1973, Aquarius, 1975.

Inspector Guilboud, L'horloger de Saint-Paul (also known as The Clockmaker of St. Paul and The Watchmaker of St. Paul), 1973, Joseph Green, 1976.

Colonel Louis Marie Alphonse Toulouse, Le retour du grand blond (also known as The Return of the Tall Blond Man with One Black Shoe), Cinema 5 Distributing, 1974.

Foisnard, Comment reussir dans la vie quand on est con et pleurnichard (also known as How to Make Good When One Is a Jerk and a Crybaby and Comment reussir quand on est con et pleurnichard), 1974.

Mr. Legendre, Le fantome de la liberte (also known as The Phantom of Liberty, The Specter of Freedom, and Il fantasma della liberta), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1974.

Abbot Dubois, Que la fete commence … (also known as Let Joy Reign Supreme), 1974, Specialty Films, 1977.

Baron Henri de Sarcey, Mio Dio, come sono caduta in basso! (also known as How Long Can You Fall? and Till Marriage Do Us Part), 1974, Franklin Media, 1979.

Jean-Baptiste Morin, Un divorce heureux (also known as A Happy Divorce and En lykkelig skilsmisse), 1975.

Maitre Albert Legal, Les innocents aux mains sales (also known as Dirty Hands, Innocents with Dirty Hands, Die Unschuldigen mit den schmutzigen Haenden, and Gli innocenti dalle mani sporche), New Line Cinema, 1975.

Monsieur Vaudois, Isabelle devant le desir (also known as Isabelle and Lust, Isabelle, a Prey to Desire, and Isabelle en de begeerte), 1975.

Commissioner Pichard, Les veces etaient fermes de l'interieur, 1976.

Edouard, Les magiciens (also known as Death Rite, Die Schuldigen mit den sauberen Haenden, Profecia de un delito, Profezia di un delitto, and Selvaenaekijae), Carthago Films/Maran Film, 1976.

Albert, Calmos (also known as Cool, Calm, and Collected and Femmes fatales), 1976, New Line Cinema, 1977.

Etienne, Un elephant ca trompe enormement (also known as An Elephant Can Be Extremely Deceptive and Pardon mon affaire), 1976, First Artists, 1977.

Alain Brissot, Le diable dans la boite (also known as The Devil in the Box), 1977.

Captain, Le crabe-tambour (also known as Drummer-Crab, Der Haudegen, and L'uomo del fiume), AMLF/Bela Productions/Lira Films, 1977.

Etienne Dorsay, Nous irons tous au paradis (also known as Pardon mon affaire, Too! and We Will All Meet in Paradise), 1977, First Artists, 1978.

August Grandvilliers, Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe? (also known as Someone Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe, Too Many Chefs, Die Schlemmerorgie, Ein Kochtopf voller Leichen, La grande cuisine, and Qualcuno sta uccidendo I piu grandi cuochi d'Europa), Warner Bros., 1978.

Edouard Choiseul, Le cavaleur (also known as Practice Makes Perfect and The Skirt Chaser), 1978, Quartet Films, 1980.

Carl Grandison, Grandison (also known as Grandison—mestarivaras), [France and West Germany (now Germany)], 1979.

Martin Belhomme, Emile Belhomme, and Adrien Belhomme, Courage fuyons (also known as Courage—Let's Run), 1979.

Monsieur Tessier, French Postcards (also known as Wer geht denn noch zur Uni?), 1979.

Pierre, Un etrange voyage, 1980.

Donald Rose, Odio le bionde (also known as I Hate Blondes, Ich hasse Blondinen, and Je hais les blondes), 1980, Summit, 1981.

Gilles Martin, Chere inconnue (also known as I Sent a Letter to My Love), 1980, Atlantic, 1981.

A. Rupert, Un dimanche de flic (also known as A Cops' Sunday and Zwei Profis steigen aus), 1981.

Charles-Philippe Bauman, Il faut tuer Birgit Haas (also known as Birgit Haas Must Be Killed), 1981, Moreno Films, 1982.

Alain Tescique, L'indiscretion, 1982.

Charles-Henri Rossi, Le grand frere (also known as The Big Brother), Gaumont, 1982.

L'honneur d'un capitaine (also known as A Captain's Honor), 1982.

Vincent Lamar, L'ami de Vincent (also known as A Friend of Vincent), 1983.

Louis Alban, Reveillon chez Bob, 1984.

Victor Frankenstein, Frankenstein 90, AMLF, 1984.

Lajos Acsi, Sortuez egy fekete bivalyert (also known as A Volley for a Black Buffalo and David, Thomas et les autres), 1985.

Arnold III, La galette du roi, 1986.

Captain Duroc, Le moustachu (also known as The Field Agent), 1987.

Michel Marteau and Michel Mortez, Tandem, Gades Films International, 1987.

Prince Riccio, I miei primi quarant'anni (also known as My First Forty Years and My Wonderful Life), 1987, TriStar, 1989.

Monsieur Breaud, Je suis le seigneur du chateau (also known as I'm the King of the Castle), 1989.

Loies de Montmajour and Adolphe Cassignole, Le chateau de ma mere (also known as My Mother's Castle), 1990, Orion Classics, 1991.

Antoine, Le mari de la coiffeuse (also known as The Hairdresser's Husband), 1990, Triton Pictures, 1992.

Rudolph, Amoureux fou (also known as Madly in Love), 1991.

Henri Sauveur, Le bal des casse-pieds, 1992.

Jordi Casals, El largo invierno (also known as The Long Winter, The Long Winter of '39, and El llarg hivern), 1992.

Le Meige, L'Atlantide, SACIS, 1992.

Louis XV, From Time to Time (also known as Time-keeper and Le visionarium), 1992.

Arturo Conti, Tombes du ciel (also known as Fallen from Heaven, In Transit, Lost in Transit, and En transito), 1993.

Jean-Pierre, Tom est tout seul, 1993.

Room service waiter, Tango, Cine Company, 1993.

Victor Meynard, Cible emouvante (also known as Wild Target and Der Killer und das Maedchen), AFMD, 1993.

Amedeo, La promissa volta il fuoco (also known as Next Time the Fire and Et ensuite, le feu), 1994.

Inspector Tantpis, Pret-a-Porter (also known as Pret-a-Porter: Ready to Wear and Ready to Wear), Miramax, 1994.

Raffaele, Tutti gli anni una volta l'anno (also known as Once a Year, Every Year and Meme heure, l'annee prochaine), 1994.

Eddie Carpentier, Les grands ducs (also known as The Grand Dukes), 1996.

Gerard Panier, Never Ever (also known as The Circle of Passion), Trimark Pictures, 1996.

Marquis de Bellegarde, Ridicule, Miramax Zoe, 1996.

Thomas Fausto, Palace, Mondo Films/Sunday Films, 1996.

Monsieur Clement, Barracuda (also known as Barracuda—Vorsicht Nachbar!), Pandora, 1997.

Edgard Wexley, El viento se llevo lo que (also known as Wind with the Gone, Door de wind gejaagd, and Le vent en emporte autant), Nirvana/Wanda Distribucion Cinematografica de Films, 1998.

(In archive footage) Himself, In and Out of Fashion (documentary), Films Paris-New York, 1998.

Monsieur Moreau, Le serpent a mange la grenouille (also known as A trabajar!), Bac Films, 1998.

Dr. Nicolaes Tulp, Rembrandt, Pyramide, 1999.

Himself, A proposito de Bunuel (documentary; also known as Speaking of Bunuel and A propos de Bunuel), 2000.

Cri Cri, Honolulu Baby, RaiTrade, 2001.

Kopel, Le placard (also known as The Closet), Miramax, 2001, subtitled version, Miramax Zoe, 2001.

Walter Nions, La vie sans secret de Walter Nions (short film), 2001.

Mazarin, Blanche, EuropaCorp. Distribution, 2002.

Monsieur Manesquier, L'homme du train (also known as The Man on the Train and Das Sweite Leben des Monsieur Manesquier), Pathe, 2002, subtitled version, Paramount Classics, 2003.

Comedian, Les clefs de bagnole (also known as The Car Keys), Rezo Films, 2003.

Himself and Don Quixote, Lost in La Mancha (documentary), IFC Films, 2003.

Narrator and reader, Fanfan la tulipe, EuropaCorp. Distribution, 2003.

Narrator, Il etait une fois Jean-Sebastien Bach (also known as Il etait une fois … Johann Sebastian Bach), Eurozoom, 2003.

Lucie, RRRrrr!!!, Mars Distribution, 2004.

Narrator, La derniere minute (short animated film), Lazennec Tout Court, 2004.

Voice of Jolly Jumper, Les Dalton (also known as The Daltons, Lucky Luke, Broederna Dalton, La vraie vie des Dalton, and Los Dalton contra Lucky Luke), UGC-Fox Distribution, 2004.

Chris Barnes, Akoibon, Gemini Films, 2005.

Louis, L'enfer (also known as Hell), Diaphana Films, 2005.

Voice of Bigweld for French version, Robots (animated; also known as Robos, Robotar, Robotid, Robotlar, and Velmenni), Twentieth Century-Fox, 2005, IMAX version released as Robots: The IMAX Experience.

Gilbert Neuville, Ne le dis a personne (also known as Tell No One), EuropaCorp. Distribution/Sony Pictures Entertainment, 2006.

Louis Ruinard, Desaccord parfait (also known as Twice upon a Crime), Gaumont/Columbia TriStar, 2006.

Maitre d', Mr. Bean's Holiday (also known as Bean 2, French Bean, As ferias de Mr. Bean, Las vacaciones de Mr. Bean, Les vacances de Mr. Bean, Mr. Bean lomailee, Mr. Bean macht Ferien, Mr. Bean tatilde, Mr. Beani puhkus, Mr. Beans semester, O Mr. Bean paei diakopes, and Wakacje jasia fasoli), Universal, 2007.

J'ai toujours reve d'etre un gangster, Pan Europeenne Distribution, 2007.

La cle, Les Films de la Suane, 2007.

Appeared as Don Quixote in the unfinished film The Man Who Killed Don Quixote.

Film Director:

Facile, tres facile (short film), 1973.

Rosine (short film), [France], 1973.

T'es fou Marcel (short documentary; also known as Are You Crazy, Marcel?), [France], 1974.

Film Work; Other:

Performer of song "Paris Jadis," Des enfants gates (also known as Spoiled Children, Dos inquilinos, I miei vicini son simpatici, and Verwohnte Kinder), Gaumont, 1977, subtitled version released by Corinth Films, 1981.

Television Appearances; Series:

Narrator, Encyclopedie audiovisuelle du cinema (documentary), [France], beginning 1978.

Commissioner Antoine Venturi, Les boeuf-carottes, TF1 (France), c. 1995-2001.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Guerra di spie, [Italy], 1988.

Fernand Mondego (the Count of Morcerf), Le comte de Monte Cristo (also known as The Count of Monte Cristo, Der Graf von Monte Christo, El conde de Montecristo, El conde de Monte Cristo, Il conte di Montecristo, and Monte Criston kreivi), TF1 (France), Bravo, and other channels, 1998.

Blind man who plays the violin, Frankenstein, The Hallmark Channel, 2004.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Voice of title role, Nosferatu (animated), [France], 2002.

Voice of Eddie for French version, Pride, BBC, 2004, also broadcast on other channels.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Count Almaviva, La mariage de Figaro, [France], 1961.

Alceste, Le misanthrope, 1971.

Narrator, Oedipus Rex, 1984.

Himself, Ne m'oubliez pas: Hommage a Bernard Blier, 1990.

Himself, Belmondo, le magnifique, [France], 1996.

Himself, Delphine Seyrig, portrait d'une comete, 2000.

Narrator, De Gaulle intime, 2005.

(In archive footage) Himself, Cannes 2006: Cronica de Carlos Boyero, 2006.

(Uncredited; in archive footage) Himself, Penelope, camino a los Oscar, 2007.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Arnaud Delamarre, "Un coeur de Pierre," Sueurs froides, 1988.

Himself, La nuit des Cesars, [France], 1999.

Himself, On ne peut pas plaire a tout le monde (also known as ONPP, ONPP vu de la loge, ONPP vu de la plage, ONPP vu du bocal, and ONPP vu du desert), 2001, 2005.

Himself, Rive droite—rive gauche, 2003.

Himself, Tout le monde en parle, 2003.

Himself, Vivement dimanche, 2004, 2006.

(In archive footage) Himself and Don Quixote, Cinema mil, Televisio de Catalunya (TV3, Spain), 2005.

Himself, Le grand journal de Canal+, 2005.

Himself, Jour de fete, 2006.

Himself, L'hebdo cinema, 2006.

Himself, On n'est pas couche, France 2 (FR2, France), 2007.

"Hautot pere et fils," Chez Maupassant, 2007.

Television Appearances; Other:

Fiances du paradis, 1957.

Chauveau-Lagarde, La camera explore le temps: La mort de Marie-Antoinette, 1958.

Tomsky, La dame de pique, 1958.

Monsieur de Saint-Germain, 1958.

Guillaume de Plaissians, La camera explore le temps: Les templiers, 1961.

Jacques L'Aumone, Loin de Rueil, 1961.

Sir Andre, La nuit des rois, 1962.

La lettre dans un taxi, 1962.

Jean-Marie Bonnefoit, La scieur de long, 1963.

Paul as an adult, Le naif amoureux, 1965.

Philippe Hassingor, Genousie, 1965.

Le lapin de Noel, 1965.

Le pain de menage, 1968.

Le petit Mitchell illustre, 1981.

Antoine Rossi, Le scanario defendu, 1984.

Nicodeme, I cani di Gerusalemme (also known as Les chiens de Jerusalem), 1984.

Henri, L'enigme blanche, 1985.

Farou, La seconde, 1990.

Larcher, Clara et son juge, 1997.

Henri de Malassise, Saint-Germain ou La negociation, 2003.

Narrator, Les bottes, 2004.

Television Stage Director:

Emmenez-moi au theatre: L'etrangleur s'excite, [France], c. 1983.

Stage Appearances:

Appeared in Champignol malgre lui, Theatre Marigny, Paris. Appeared in various plays and cabaret performances.

Stage Director:

Emmenez-moi au theatre: L'etrangleur s'excite, Theatre de Arts Hebertot, Paris, 1983.

La femme a contre-jour, Theatre des Mathurins, Paris, 1989.

RECORDINGS

Videos:

(In archive footage) Himself, Cannes, la alfombra roja (short), Cameo, 2006.

WRITINGS

Screenplays:

Rosine (short film), [France], 1973.

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