Georges Descrières

Georges Descrières (15 April 1930 – 19 October 2013) was a French actor.[1] He appeared in 52 films and television shows between 1954 and 1996. He starred alongside Anna Karina in the 1962 film Sun in Your Eyes[2] and portrayed the gentleman-burglar title character in the internationally successful TV series Arsène Lupin.

Georges Descrières
Born(1930-04-15)15 April 1930
Bordeaux, France
Died19 October 2013(2013-10-19) (aged 83)
Cannes, France
Years active1954-1996

He was appointed an Officer of the Legion of Honour in January 2004 and appointed Grand Officer of the National Order of Merit in May 2011.[3]


Year Title Role Notes
1954 The Red and the Black M. de Croisenois
1955 Caroline and the Rebels Lieutenant Tinteville
1955 Les aristocrates Philippe de Maubrun
1957 Bonjour Toubib Julien Forget dit Junior
1958 Le bourgeois gentilhomme Dorante, comte, amant de Dorimène
1959 Le mariage de Figaro Le comte Almaviva
1959 Come Dance with Me Gérard Lalemand
1960 Lovers on a Tightrope Simon
1961 Tonight or Never Guillaume
1961 Le Pavé de Paris Le chef de cabinet
1961 The Three Musketeers Athos
1962 Sun in Your Eyes Denis
1967 Two for the Road David
1968 L'Homme à la Buick Lucien Bordier
1968 A Flea in Her Ear Don Carlos de Castilian
1974 Dis-moi que tu m'aimes Maître Olivier
1975 Maître Pygmalion Christian / Pygmalion I
1976 Attention les yeux! Sex Shop Manager
1977 The Model Couple Le Ministre de l'Avenir
1978 L'horoscope Pierre Quentin-Moreau, le notaire
1978 Les ringards Uncredited
1978 Le sucre Vandelmont
1982 Qu'est-ce qui fait craquer les filles... Joncard, the hotel manager
1982 Mon Curé Chez les Nudistes Monseigneur
1987 The Man Who Wasn't There Alexandre


  1. ^ "L'acteur Georges Descrières est mort". Retrieved 20 October 2013.
  2. ^ "NY Sun in Your Eyes". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. Baseline & All Movie Guide. 2010. Archived from the original on 30 November 2010. Retrieved 24 January 2010.
  3. ^ "La mort de Georges Descrières : Arsène Lupin orphelin !". don't Archived from the original on 21 October 2013. Retrieved 21 October 2013.

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