Jean Yonnel

Jean Yonnel (21 July 1891 – 17 August 1968) was a Romanian-born French actor.

Yonnel was born in Bucharest, Romania as Jean-Estève Schachmann[1] and began his film career in France in the 1910s. Some of his notable performance were in Obsession (1933), Amok (1934), Fanatisme (1934), White Nights of St. Petersburg (1937), The Imperial Tragedy (1939) and A Funny Parishioner (1963).[2] Yonnel died in Paris in 1968.

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Role Director Notes
1915 Strass et Compagnie Abel Gance
1918 La flamme cachée Roger Lion and Musidora
1922 Vingt ans après D'Artagnan Henri Diamant-Berger
1925 Jack Le poète d'Argenteuil Robert Saidreau
1934 Fanatisme Le prince de Valnéro Gaston Ravel and Tony Lekain
1934 Amok Holk Fedor Ozep
1935 Kœnigsmark Grand Duke Rudolph Maurice Tourneur
1936 The Call of Silence Charles de Foucauld Léon Poirier
1937 Boissière Hector Le Barois Fernand Rivers
1938 Rasputin Marcel L'Herbier Uncredited
1938 Les nuits blanches de Saint-Pétersbourg Dimitri Pozdnychef Jean Dréville
1939 Les 3 tambours L'abbé Pessonneau Maurice de Canonge
1945 Blind Desire Jérôme Noblet Jean Delannoy
1946 Special Mission Jean Sartène - un industriel du pétrole patriote Maurice de Canonge
1947 L'apocalisse Giuseppe Maria Scotese
1947 Les Requins de Gibraltar Emil Edwin Reinert
1950 Le grand rendez-vous Le baron Darvey Jean Dréville
1952 Procès au Vatican L'Abbé Faure - l'aumonier des prisons André Haguet
1953 Soyez les bienvenus Jean Yonnel Pierre-Louis Uncredited
1955 Marianne of My Youth Der Freiherr Julien Duvivier
1961 Captain Fracasse the Prince of Moussy Pierre Gaspard-Huit
1963 Un drôle de paroissien Monsieur Mattieu Lachesnaye, Georges' father Jean-Pierre Mocky
1966 La dama del alba Abuelo Francisco Rovira Beleta (final film role)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Data.bnf.fr
  2. ^ "Jean Yonnel". linternaute.com. Retrieved 7 February 2014.

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