Jean Desailly

Actor
Jean Desailly was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Desailly started his acting career landing roles in such films as "Le Baron de l'Ecluse" (1960), "The Grand Maneuver" (1956) and "Royal Affairs in ... Read more »
Born: 08/24/1920 in Paris, FR

Filmography

Actor (21)

La Dilettante 1999 (Movie)

Georges (Actor)

Le Radeau de la Meduse 1994 (Movie)

La Tullaye (Actor)

Equipe de nuit 1988 (Movie)

Father (Actor)

Les Tisserands du pouvoir 1988 (Movie)

Auguste Roussel (Actor)

Les Tisserands du pouvoir 2 1988 (Movie)

Auguste Roussel (Actor)

Le Fou du Roi 1983 (Movie)

(Actor)

Le Professionnel 1981 (Movie)

Le ministre (Actor)

Je te tiens, tu me tiens par la Barbichette 1978 (Movie)

Directeur Police Judiciaire (Actor)

Le Mouton Noir 1978 (Movie)

De Brugeres (Actor)

Le Cavaleur 1977 (Movie)

Charles-Edmond (Actor)

L' Ironie du Sort 1973 (Movie)

Father (Actor)

The Assassination of Trotsky 1971 (Movie)

Mr Rosmer (Actor)

Un Flic 1971 (Movie)

Man (Actor)

Comptes A Rebours 1970 (Movie)

Michel (Actor)

The Soft Skin 1963 (Movie)

Pierre (Actor)

Violent Summer 1961 (Movie)

Francis (Actor)

Le Baron de l'Ecluse 1960 (Movie)

Maurice (Actor)

Inspector Maigret 1958 (Movie)

Marcel Maurin (Actor)

The Grand Maneuver 1955 (Movie)

Victor Duverger (Actor)

La Symphonie Pastorale 1948 (Movie)

Jacques (Actor)

Le Professionnel (Movie)

Minister (Actor)

Biography

Jean Desailly was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Desailly started his acting career landing roles in such films as "Le Baron de l'Ecluse" (1960), "The Grand Maneuver" (1956) and "Royal Affairs in Versailles" (1957) with Claudette Colbert. He was nominated for a BAFTA Award for "Inspector Maigret" in 1959. He kept working in film throughout the sixties and the seventies, starring in "The Soft Skin" (1964), the crime feature "Comptes A Rebours" (1971) with Serge Reggiani and "Un Flic" (1972). He also appeared in the Richard Burton historical feature "The Assassination of Trotsky" (1972). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the comedy "Je te tiens, tu me tiens par la Barbichette" (1979) with Mimi Coutelier, "Le Professionnel" (1981) and "Le Fou du Roi" (1984). He also appeared in the Michel Volta drama "Equipe de nuit" (1988) and "Les Tisserands du pouvoir" (1988). Desailly most recently acted in the comedy "La Dilettante" (1999) with Catherine Frot.

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