Louis de Funès, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Louis de Funès

French actor and comedian

Date of Birth: 31-Jul-1914

Place of Birth: Courbevoie, Île-de-France, France

Date of Death: 27-Jan-1983

Profession: screenwriter, actor, comedian, pianist, stage actor, film director, film producer, television actor, film actor, dub actor

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Leo

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About Louis de Funès

  • Louis Germain David de Funès de Galarza (French pronunciation: ?[lwi ???m?~ david d? fyn?s d? gala?za]; 31 July 1914 – 27 January 1983) was a French actor and comedian.
  • According to several polls conducted since 1968, he is France's favourite actor – having played over 130 roles in film and over 100 on stage.
  • His acting style is remembered for its high-energy performance and his wide range of facial expressions and tics.
  • A considerable part of his best-known acting was directed by Jean Girault. He often still is a household name in many countries such as Italy, Greece, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Belgium, Serbia, Poland, Bulgaria, Germany, Spain, Turkey, Albania, Romania, Croatia, former countries of the Soviet Union, as well as Iran.
  • Yet he remains almost unknown in the English-speaking world.
  • He was exposed to a wider audience only once in the United States, in 1974, with the release of The Mad Adventures of Rabbi Jacob, which was nominated for a Golden Globe Award.

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