Charles Aznavour

Singer, Actor, Composer
A short, tough, popular singer of the 1950s, Aznavour effortlessly turned to films, most formidably as Charlie Koller in Francois Truffaut's New Wave classic "Shoot the Piano Player" (1960).
Born: 05/22/1924 in Paris, FR

Filmography

Actor (38)

Un homme et son chien 2009 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Colonel 2006 (Movie)

Rossi's Father (Actor)

Emmenez-Moi 2005 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Hans Et Gus Font Du Bateau 2004 (Movie)

Gus (Actor)

Ararat 2002 (Movie)

Edward (Actor)

The Truth About Charlie 2002 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

The Tin Drum 1996 (Movie)

Sigismund Markus (Actor)

Sinatra Duets 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Les Annees Campagnes 1992 (Movie)

Grand-Pere (Actor)

Il Maestro 1989 (Movie)

Romualdi (Actor)

Paris '89 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Mangeclous 1988 (Movie)

Jeremie (Actor)

Migrations 1987 (Movie)

(Actor)

Yiddish Connection 1986 (Movie)

Aaron Rapoport (Actor)

Viva la Vie! 1983 (Movie)

Edouard Takvorian (Actor)

Les Fantomes du Chapelier 1982 (Movie)

Kachoudas (Actor)

Der Zauberberg 1981 (Movie)

(Actor)

Qu'est-ce qui fait courir David? 1981 (Movie)

Leon (Actor)

Ciao, Les Mecs 1978 (Movie)

Charles (Actor)

Collections Privees 1978 (Movie)

Charles (Actor)

Folies bourgeoises 1976 (Movie)

Dr Lartigue (Actor)

Sky Riders 1976 (Movie)

Inspector Nikolidis (Actor)

And Then There Were None 1975 (Movie)

Michel Raven (Actor)

The Blockhouse 1972 (Movie)

Visconti (Actor)

La Part des Lions 1970 (Movie)

Eric (Actor)

Les Intrus 1970 (Movie)

Charles (Actor)

The Adventurers 1970 (Movie)

(Actor)

Le Temps des Loups 1969 (Movie)

George Kramer (Actor)

The Games 1969 (Movie)

Pavel Vendek (Actor)

Un Beau Monstre 1969 (Movie)

Leroy (Actor)

Candy 1968 (Movie)

The Hunchback (Actor)

La Metamorphose des cloportes 1965 (Movie)

Edmond (Actor)

Le Diable et les Dix Commandements 1962 (Movie)

Denis (Actor)

The Testament of Orpheus 1961 (Movie)

(Actor)

Shoot the Piano Player 1960 (Movie)

Charlie Koller/Edouard Saroyan (Actor)

The Chasers 1959 (Movie)

Joseph (Actor)

The Keepers 1958 (Movie)

Sailor (Actor)
Music (37)

By the Sea 2015 (Movie)

("Il Faut Savoir") (Song)

By the Sea 2015 (Movie)

("Il Faut Savoir") (Song Performer)

The Hundred-Foot Journey 2014 (Movie)

("Yesterday When I Was Young") (Song)

The Hundred-Foot Journey 2014 (Movie)

("Yesterday When I Was Young") (Song Performer)

Julie & Julia 2009 (Movie)

("Mes Emmerdes") (Song)

Julie & Julia 2009 (Movie)

("Mes Emmerdes") (Song Performer)

Seven Pounds 2008 (Movie)

("For Me Formidable") (Song)

Seven Pounds 2008 (Movie)

("For Me Formidable") (Song Performer)

Infamous 2006 (Movie)

("Yesterday When I Was Young") (Song)

Love and Other Disasters 2006 (Movie)

("She") (Song)

Quand J'Etais Chanteur 2006 (Movie)

("Mourir D'aimer" (from "Morrir D'amor")) (Song)

Maelstrom 2002 (Movie)

("Les deux guitares "Et pourtant") (Song Performer)

Tadpole 2002 (Movie)

("She") (Song)

The Truth About Charlie 2002 (Movie)

("Quand Tu M'Aimes") (Lyrics)

The Truth About Charlie 2002 (Movie)

("Quand Tu M'Aimes") (Song)

Bad Blood 2001 (Movie)

songs (Song)

Eyes Wide Shut 1999 (Movie)

("Old Fashioned Way") (Song)

Notting Hill 1999 (Movie)

("She") (Song)

Same Old Song 1999 (Movie)

(Song)

Same Old Song 1999 (Movie)

("Et Moi Dans Mon Coin") (Song Performer)

Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train 1999 (Movie)

("Nuestra Juventud") (Song Performer)

L' Appartement 1996 (Movie)

(Song)

L' Appartement 1996 (Movie)

("Le Temps") (Song Performer)

Le Bal 1984 (Movie)

(Song)

Le Bal 1984 (Movie)

("Les Plaisirs Demodes") (Song Performer)

Edith et Marcel 1981 (Movie)

lyrics (Theme Lyrics)

Qu'est-ce qui fait courir David? 1981 (Movie)

lyrics("La Trentaine" "Allez Viens" "Bien Sur" "Prends le temps" "D'egal a Egal" "Feline" "Et que je t'aime") (Theme Lyrics)

Too Scared to Scream 1981 (Movie)

("I'll Be There") (Song Performer)

The Golden Lady 1978 (Movie)

(Song)

The Golden Lady 1978 (Movie)

("We Had It All") (Song Performer)

Betty Blokk-Buster Follies 1975 (Movie)

songs (Song)

Hustle 1975 (Movie)

(Song)

Hustle 1975 (Movie)

("Yesterday When I Was Young") (Song Performer)

Golden Ophelia 1973 (Movie)

(Song)

Le Diable et les Dix Commandements 1962 (Movie)

(Music)

Thou Shalt Not Kill 1960 (Movie)

(Music)

Temptation (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))
Writer (3)

Yiddish Connection 1986 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Yiddish Connection 1986 (Movie)

(From Story)

Les Intrus 1970 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Biography

A short, tough, popular singer of the 1950s, Aznavour effortlessly turned to films, most formidably as Charlie Koller in Francois Truffaut's New Wave classic "Shoot the Piano Player" (1960).

Relationships

Katia Aznavour

Daughter

Seda Aznavour

Daughter

Nicolas Aznavour

Son

Ulla Aznavour

Wife
married in January 11, 1960

Misha Aznavour

Father
Armenian

Misha Aznavour

Son

Aida Aznavour-Garvarentz

Sister
older

Knar Aznavourian

Mother
Armenian

Milestones

1999

Embarked on worldwide "farewell" concert tour; final appearance scheduled for Nice on April 6, 2001

1998

Performed solo concert "Aznavour on Broadway"

1993

Appeared with Liza Minnelli onstage at Carnegie Hall

1992

Purchased Breton music publishers in France

1992

Played the grandfather in "Les Annees campagnes/The Country Years"

1981

Acted in the film version of Thomas Mann's "The Magic Mountain"

1979

Co-starred in the Oscar-winning foreign film "The Tin Drum"

1975

Had featured role in "And Then There Were None"

1970

Screenwriting debut with "Les Intrus"; also starred

1969

Co-starred in "The Games"

1968

Appeared in "Candy"

1961

Composed the score for "Thou Shalt Not Kill"

1959

Starred in Francois Truffaut's "Shoot the Piano Player"

1957

First feature as composer, "Ces dames preferent le mambo"

1956

First film performance in "Une Gosse sensass"

1947

Played a singing croupier in "Adieu Cherie"

1941

Appeared in documentary film "Music Hall"

1938

First film appearance (a bit) in Christian-Jacque's "Les disparus de St. Agil"

1933

Stage debut in "Emil et les detectives" in Paris

1933

Began career as dancer

1929

Began performing professionally--reciting poems--aged five (date approximate)

Returned to films as co-star of "Ararat" (lensed 2001), directed by Atom Egoyan; played a film director making a movie about the 1920s conflict between Turks and Armenians

Bonus Trivia

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Made an officer in the Legion d'Honneur in 1997

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