Jean-Claude Brialy (Jean Jean-Claude Brialy)

Jean-Claude Brialy

Actor,  Director. Born in Aumale (El-Ghozlane) in Algeria,  he started his performing career in the 1950s and became one of the most prolific actors of the French “nouvelle vague” (“New Wave”) movement.  His appearance in the title role of the 1958 Claude Chabrol film “Le beau Serge” made him famous. Brialy worked with such filmmakers as Éric Rohmer, Jean-Luc Godard, Louis Malle, François Truffaut, and Luis Buñuel,  and appeared in almost 200 films and numerous plays. Brialy was the director and founder of the Theater Festival of Ramatuelle and in 1986 became the director of the famous Les Bouffes Parisiens. He died of cancer in his residence in Monthyon near Paris. (bio by: Régis Verstegen)

Born

  • March, 30, 1933

Died

  • May, 05, 2007

Cemetery

  • Cimetiere de Montmartre
  • France

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