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Encyclopedia > Philippe Noiret
Philippe Noiret
Born October 1, 1930
Lille, Nord, France
Died November 23, 2006
Paris, France
Spouse(s) Monique Chaumette (1962-2006)
BAFTA Awards
Best Actor in a Leading Role
1990 Nuovo cinema Paradiso
César Awards
Best Actor
1976 Le Vieux fusil
1990 La Vie et rien d'autre


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Biography

Noiret was born in Lille, northern France. New city flag Traditional coat of arms Motto: – Location Coordinates Time Zone CET (GMT +1) Administration Country France Region Nord-Pas de Calais Department Nord (59) Intercommunality Urban Community of Lille Métropole Mayor Martine Aubry  (PS) (since 2001) City Statistics Land area¹ 39. ...


He failed several times to pass his baccalauréat exams, so he decided to study theater. He trained at the Centre Dramatique de l'Ouest and toured with the Théâtre National Populaire for seven years. There, he met his wife Monique Chaumette, whom he married in 1962. At the same time, he developed a career as a nightclub comedian in a duo act with Jean-Pierre Darras. For other uses of Baccalaureate, see Baccalaureate (disambiguation). ...


Noiret debuted on the screen in 1956 in La Pointe Courte by Agnès Varda, but was not cast again until 1960 in Zazie dans le métro. After his role in Thérèse Desqueyroux in 1962, he became a regular on the French screen, without being cast in major roles until La Vie de château directed by Jean-Paul Rappeneau in 1966. He became a star in France with Alexandre le Bienheureux in 1967. At this point, he started to devote himself entirely to the screen. Agnès Varda (born May 30, 1928) is a French filmmaker and director based in Paris and one of the key figures in modern film. ... Zazie in the Metro – or simply Zazie, depending on the translation – (original French title: Zazie dans le métro), a French novel written in 1959, was the first major success of author Raymond Queneau. ... Thérèse Desqueyroux is a 1927 novel by François Mauriac. ... Jean-Paul Rappeneau (born 8 April 1932 at Auxerre) is a French film director, screenwriter, and actor. ... Alexandre le bienheureux is a 1967 film, directed by Yves Robert. ...


Noiret could not play romantic leads, so he was cast primarily as the Everyman character, although he did not hesitate to accept controversial roles, such as in La Grande Bouffe, a film about suicide by overeating, which caused a scandal at Cannes in 1973. La Grande Bouffe, Italian title La grande abbuffata, is a 1973 film, directed by Marco Ferreri. ...


Noiret won his first César Award for Vieux Fusil in 1976. His second César came in 1990 for La Vie et rien d'autre. The César Award is the national film award of France first given out in 1975. ...


Noiret is best known internationally for his role as Alfredo in Cinema Paradiso and the role of Pablo Neruda in Il Postino. Nuovo Cinema Paradiso (1989) is an Italian film written and directed by Giuseppe Tornatore. ... Pablo Neruda (July 12, 1904 – September 23, 1973) was the penname of the Chilean writer and communist politician Ricardo Eliecer Neftalí Reyes Basoalto. ... Movie poster for Il Postino Il Postino is a 1994 Italian language film directed by Michael Radford which tells the story of real-life Chilean poet Pablo Neruda and his relationship with a simple postman who learns to love poetry. ...


Noiret died at Paris in 2006, aged 76, from cancer. For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Cancer is a class of diseases or disorders characterized by uncontrolled division of cells and the ability of these to spread, either by direct growth into adjacent tissue through invasion, or by implantation into distant sites by metastasis (where cancer cells are transported through the bloodstream or lymphatic system). ...


Awards

Winners of the César Award in French film for best actor: 1976 : Philippe Noiret - (Le Vieux Fusil) 1977 : Michel Galabru - (Le Juge et lassassin) 1978 : Jean Rochefort - (Le Crabe-Tambour) 1979 : Michel Serrault - (La Cage aux folles) 1980 : Claude Brasseur - (La Guerre des polices) 1981 : Gérard Depardieu... // Events March 22 - Filming begins on George Lucas Star Wars science fiction film. ... The year 1990 in film involved some significant events. ...

Filmography (partial)

Title Year Notes
Gigi 1948
Olivia 1950
Agence matrimoniale 1952
La Pointe courte 1956 Also known as The Short Point, with Agnès Varda
Zazie dans le métro 1960 Also known as Zazie in the Metro or Zazie, directed by Louis Malle
Le Capitaine Fracasse 1961
Thérèse Desqueyroux 1962
Comme un poisson dans l'eau 1962 English title: Like a Fish in the Water
Les Copains 1964 English title: The Buddies
La Vie de château 1965 English title: Castle Life
Tendre voyou 1966
Alexandre le bienheureux 1967
Topaz 1969 L'Étau, by Alfred Hitchcock
Clérambard 1969 Played as Hector de Clérambard
Mr. Freedom 1969
La Mandarine 1971
La Grande Bouffe 1973 Played as Philippe
The Clockmaker 1974
Amici miei 1975
Le vieux fusil 1975
Que la fête commence 1975 English title: Let Joy Reign Supreme
Une Femme à sa Fenêtre 1976 English title: A Woman With Her Window
Tendre Poulet 1977
Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe? 1978
Le Témoin 1978 English title: The Witness
Tre fratelli 1981 English title: Three Brothers
L'étoile du nord 1982 English title: North Star
Amici Miei, Atto II 1982
Coup de Torchon 1981
Souvenirs souvenirs 1984
Les Ripoux 1984
Amici Miei, Atto III 1985
L'Eté prochain 1985 English title: The Next Summer
La Famille 1986 English title: The Family
Masques 1987 English title:Masks
The Return of the Musketeers 1989
Ripoux contre ripoux 1989
Nuovo Cinema Paradiso 1989
J'embrasse pas 1991 English title: I Do Not Kiss
Tango 1992
Il Postino 1994
Max et Jérémie English title: Max and Jérémie
La Fille de d'Artagnan 1994 English title: The Daughter of d'Artagnan
Marianna Ucria
Soleil 1997 English title: Sun
Le Pique-nique de Lulu Kreutz 1999 English title: The Picnic with Lulu Kreutz
Les Côtelettes 2002 English title: The Chops
Père et fils 2002
Ripoux 3 2005

Agnès Varda (born May 30, 1928) is a French filmmaker and director based in Paris and one of the key figures in modern film. ... Zazie in the Metro (original French title: Zazie dans le métro) is a 1960 French film directed by Louis Malle, based on the novel by Raymond Queneau. ... Louis Malle (October 30, 1932 – November 23, 1995) was a French film director. ... Thérèse Desqueyroux is a 1927 novel by François Mauriac. ... Alexandre le bienheureux is a 1967 film, directed by Yves Robert. ... Topaz DVD cover Topaz, director Alfred Hitchcocks 51st movie, filmed between 1968 and 1969, was adapted from a book by Leon Uris. ... Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock KBE (August 13, 1899 – April 29, 1980) was a highly influential British film director and producer who pioneered many techniques in the suspense and thriller genres. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... La Grande Bouffe, Italian title La grande abbuffata, is a 1973 film, directed by Marco Ferreri. ... The Clockmaker (French: L Horloger de Saint-Paul, also known as The Clockmaker of St. ... Amici miei (English title: My Friends) is a 1975 Italian comedy-drama film directed by Mario Monicelli. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Que la fête commence. ... Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe? is a 1978 comedy film starring George Segal and Jacqueline Bisset. ... Tre fratelli (English title: Three Brothers) is a 1981 Italian film based on a work by Andrei Platonov. ... Letoile du nord is a 1982 French film based on a novel by Georges Simenon, starring Simone Signoret and Philippe Noiret. ... Coup de Torchon is a 1981 French film based on Jim Thompsons novel Pop. ... My New Partner is a French movie (original title: Les Ripoux), also known as Le Cop, directed by Claude Zidi. ... The Return of the Musketeers is a 1989 film based on the novel Twenty Years After by Alexandre Dumas, père. ... Nuovo Cinema Paradiso (1989) is an Italian film written and directed by Giuseppe Tornatore. ... Jembrasse pas (I dont kiss) is a 1991 French drama film directed by André Téchiné. Spoiler warning: The story involves a young man who works as a male prostitute. ... Movie poster for Il Postino Il Postino is a 1994 Italian language film directed by Michael Radford which tells the story of real-life Chilean poet Pablo Neruda and his relationship with a simple postman who learns to love poetry. ...

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