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Louis de Funès (Louis Germain de Funès de Galarza)

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Biography

Courbevoie, Hauts-de-Seine, France
Louis Germain David de Funès de Galarza was born on July 31, 1914, in Courbevoie, France. His father, named Carlos Luis de Funes de Galarza, was a former lawyer of Seville, Spain, who became a diamond cutter. His mother, named Leonor Soto Reguera, was of Spanish and Portugese extraction.

Young Louis de Funès was fond of drawing and piano playing. He dropped out of school and worked various jobs, mostly as a jazz pianist at Pigalle, making his customers laugh every time he made a grimace. He studied acting for one year at the Simon acting school. Read more...

Actor

Character: Le portier du paradis

La tentation de Barbizon 1946

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Character: Le barman qui sert un Porto

Les loups chassent la nuit 1952

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Character: Le peintre qui voit rouge

Monsieur Taxi 1952

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Character: Le mari fan de radio

Le huitième art et la manière 1952

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Character: Lorette, le greffier

Au diable la vertu 1953

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Character: Paul Duvernois

Légère et court vêtue 1953

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Character: Michel Leboeuf, le détective

Ah! Les belles bacchantes 1954

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Character: Un maréchal des logis

Mam'zelle Nitouche 1954

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Character: Monsieur Chanteau

L'étrange désir de Monsieur Bard 1954

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Character: Soldier Laurent Passementier

Napoléon 1955

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Character: Colonel Cousinet-Duval

Frou-Frou 1955

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Character: Oncle Robert

L'impossible Monsieur Pipelet 1955

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Character: Jambier, l'épicier

La traversée de Paris 1956

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Character: Antoine Allègre

Si Paris nous était conté 1956

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Character: L'inspecteur Victor Eugène Merlerin

La bande à papa 1956

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Character: Pierre Cousin

Comme un cheveu sur la soupe 1957

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Character: Ange Galopin

Certains l'aiment... froide 1960

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Character: Ludovic Lamberjacques

Nous irons à Deauville 1962

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Character: Léopold Saroyan

Le corniaud 1965

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Character: Stanislas Lefort

The Big Runaround 1966

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Character: Himself

La dernière campagne 2013

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Character: Himself

La troupe d'un soir 2013

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Character: Himself

Les grands du rire 2005

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Character: Himself

Am laufenden Band 1974

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Character: Norbert Charolais

Carambolages 1963

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Character: Un garçon épicier / Un invité à la noce

Antoine et Antoinette 1947

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Character: Un prete

Father's Dilemma 1950

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Character: Himself

Gay pride chez les elfes 0

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Character: Victor Pivert

Especial Top Comedias 0

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Character: Prof. Francisco Montiel

Comparativas: La culpa fue de Eva 0

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Character: Himself / Various roles

Louis de Funès, derrière le masque 0

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Character: Himself / Various roles

Jacqueline Maillan, la solitude du rire 0

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Writing