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Louis de Funès

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Louis de Funès

Representation of Louis de Funès in Grevin Museum in Paris
Born 31 July 1914
CourbevoieHauts-de-Seine, France
Died 27 January 1983 (aged 68)
NantesLoire-Atlantique, France
Nationality France French
Other names Fufu
Years active 38 years
Height 1.64 m [1]
Spouse Germaine Louise Élodie Carroyer (1936–1942)
Jeanne Augustine Barthélemy (1943–1983)
Awards Grand prix du rire, 1957Comme un cheveu sur la soupe
Victoire du cinéma, 1965
Legion Honneur Chevalier ribbon.svg Chevalier de la Légion d’honneur, 1973
César d’honneur1980

Louis de Funès (French pronunciation: [lwi də fy.nɛs] ; 31 July 1914 – 27 January 1983), born Louis Germain David de Funès de Galarza, was a popular French actor of Spanish origin, who is one of the giants of French comedy alongside André Bourvil and Fernandel. His acting style is remembered for its high energy performance, a wide range of facial expressions and an engaging, snappy impatience.

He was enormously successful in several countries for many years, but remained almost unknown in the English-speaking world. He was only noted in the United States in 1974 with the release of The Mad Adventures of Rabbi Jacob. In a 1968 poll, he was voted France’s favourite actor. In a personal statement, he claimed to be interested only in films that would draw an audience of at least 5,000,000.

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  1. Wonderful Chef; a great caricature of a very funny man..! 🙂

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