Paul Crauchet

Paul Crauchet (14 July 1920 – 19 December 2012)[1] was a French actor.

Paul Crauchet
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Born(1920-07-14)14 July 1920
Died19 December 2012(2012-12-19) (aged 92)

BiographyEdit

As a young man interested in aviation and rugby, Paul Crauchet discovered a passion for the theatre at the age of 23. He settled in Paris in 1945, he studied under Charles Dullin for three years and began on stage in 1949. He then worked at the Théâtre National Populaire with Jean Vilar.

Crauchet appeared in the first film by Éric Rohmer, The Sign of Leo, in 1959, and then in 1962 in The War of the Buttons of Yves Robert. It is in The Wise Guys of Robert Enrico in 1965 that he became noticed. He had a very long career during which he worked with many directors, such as Alain Resnais, René Clément, Jean-Pierre Melville, Jacques Deray and José Giovanni. In 1983 he starred in Les Bancals.[2]

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1951 Maître après Dieu Un passager juif Uncredited
1952 Foyer perdu Le garçon de café
1955 Série noire Le portier du garage
1956 La Bande à papa Marcel
1958 La Moucharde Le photographe
1962 War of the Buttons Touegueule
Le Signe du Lion Fred
À fleur de peau L'inspecteur
1965 The Wise Guys Pélissier
1966 The War Is Over Roberto
Is Paris Burning? Priest
1967 Le dimanche de la vie Poucier
The Last Adventure L'assureur
The Looters Valdés
1968 Tante Zita Dr. Bernard
Ho! Gabriel Briand
1969 La Piscine Leveque
Army of Shadows Felix Lepercq
Lettres de Stalingrad Pianist
1970 Last Known Address Jacques Loring
Le Cercle rouge Le Receleur
1971 Bof... Anatomie d'un livreur Paulo / Le père / The father
The Married Couple of the Year Two Public Prosecutor
Without Apparent Motive Francis Palombo
Where Did Tom Go ?
1972 Un flic Morand
1973 The Dominici Affair Le commissaire Sébeil
Story of a Love Story
The Burned Barns Pierre Cateux
1974 Un nuage entre les dents Chavignac
1975 Pas si méchant que ça L'ivrogne
The Track Rollin
Au-delà de la peur Inspector
Flic Story Paul Robier
1978 Attention, The Kids Are Watching Un pêcheur Uncredited
Le beaujolais nouveau est arrivé Gaston, le patron du 1er bistrot
Butterfly on the Shoulder Raphaël
The Witness Le père de Cathy
1979 Félicité Le père
1980 Bobo la tête Dostoïevski
1981 La gueule du loup Commissaire Chailloux
1983 Les Bancals Antoine
1984 Liste noire Pierre
1985 Le temps d'un instant Brice
1987 La brute Yves Rodellec
1988 To Kill a Priest Alek's Father
1989 À deux minutes près Le docteur Gallois
1990 My Father's Glory Edmond des Papillons
My Mother's Castle
The King's Whore Le Duc de Luynes
Impasse de la vignette Pa
1991 Le coup suprême Smoking
1993 Faut-il aimer Mathilde? Papy
1995 Fast Pépé
1996 La Belle Verte Osam
2007 The Grocer's Son Le père Clément
The Merry Widow Gaby
2009 Wild Grass Patient

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "La disparition du comédien Paul Crauchet à l'âge de 92 ans". lci.tf1.fr. Archived from the original on 2012-12-22. Retrieved 2012-12-22.
  2. ^ Kaplan, Mike (1 August 1983). Variety international show business reference, 1983. Garland Pub. p. 437.

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