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      Bernard Fresson

      Bernard Fresson

      Highest Rated: 98% Hiroshima, Mon Amour (1959)

      Lowest Rated: 20% The Lady in the Car With Glasses and a Gun (1970)

      Birthday: May 27, 1931

      Birthplace: Reims, Marne, France

      Actor Bernard Fresson was certainly one of the most durable French actors ever: he appeared in more than 170 movies and television programs over a near 50-year career. Born in Reims, France, Fresson made his professional acting debut in the mid 1950s, with appearances in both television and motion pictures (1955's "Crime et châtiment," 1959's "Hiroshima Mon Amour," etc.). Fresson would build up his acting resume throughout the 1960s, and by the 1970s truly hit his stride as an actor, handing in notable performances in the TV mini-series "Les misérables" (1972), as well as such movies as "French Connection II" (1975), "The Tenant" (1976), and "Lover Boy" (1978). The year 1984 would bring Fresson his first ever award-nomination, for his work in "Garçon!" (a César for "Best Supporting Actor"), which was followed up in 1999 with an identical award nomination in the same category, for "Place Vendôme." Fresson died on October 20, 2002, in Paris, after a bout with cancer. His final role would be as Général Delestraint in "Jean Moulin, une affaire française" (released posthumously in 2003).

      Highest rated movies

      Hiroshima, Mon Amour poster
      Hiroshima, Mon Amour
      Z poster
      Z
      I Love You, I Love You poster
      I Love You, I Love You
      Place Vendome poster
      Place Vendome
      French Connection II poster
      French Connection II
      Dingo poster
      Dingo
      The Tenant poster
      The Tenant
      Germinal poster
      Germinal

      Photos

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      No Score Yet 69% The Adversary Le père de Christine/Christine's Dad (Character) - 2002
      73% 78% Brotherhood of the Wolf Mercier (Character) $10.6K 2001
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Taking Wing Victor (Character) - 2000
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Six-Pack Paul Benetti (Character) - 2000
      85% 57% Place Vendome Vincent Malivert (Character) $884.8K 1998
      33% 38% My Man Personnel Director (Character) - 1996
      75% 75% Germinal Victor Deneulin (Character) - 1993
      83% 76% Dingo Jacques Boulain (Character) - 1991
      No Score Yet 20% Money Henry Landau (Character) - 1991
      No Score Yet 71% Street of No Return Morin (Character) - 1989
      No Score Yet 83% Sons Baker (Character) - 1989
      No Score Yet 29% Sweet Lies Mr. Leguard (Character) - 1989
      No Score Yet No Score Yet No Harm Intended Serge Cohen (Character) - 1988
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Clash Be Schmuller (Character) - 1984
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Right Bank, Left Bank Le "Président" François-René Pervillard (Character) - 1984
      No Score Yet 67% Waiter! Francis (Character) - 1983
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Intimate Moments Unknown (Character) - 1981
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Les Passagers (The Intruder) (The Passengers) Unknown (Character) - 1977
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Pocket Lover Gilbert (Character) - 1977
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Intruder Fabio (Character) - 1977
      83% 87% The Tenant Scope (Character) $9.6K 1976
      No Score Yet 75% Mado Julien (Character) - 1976
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Call of the Wild Francois (Character) - 1976
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Marie, the Doll Sergio (Character) - 1976
      84% 62% French Connection II Barthélémy (Character) - 1975
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Les Galettes de Pont-Aven Emile (Character) - 1975
      No Score Yet No Score Yet It's Raining on Santiago Unknown (Character) - 1975
      No Score Yet 72% Max and the Junkmen Abel Maresco (Character) $25.1K 1971
      20% No Score Yet The Lady in the Car With Glasses and a Gun Jean Yvain (Character) - 1970
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Oh, Sun! Friend (Character) - 1970
      94% 93% Z Matt (Character) $83.3K 1969
      No Score Yet 57% Honor Among Thieves Insp. Antoine Méloutis (Character) - 1968
      89% 81% I Love You, I Love You Bernard Hannecart (Character) $59.0K 1968
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Zita Boni (Character) - 1968
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Woman in Chains Gilbert Moreau (Character) - 1968
      No Score Yet 100% Girl in the Window Vincenzo (Character) - 1961
      98% 89% Hiroshima, Mon Amour German Lover (Character) $88.3K 1959

      TV

      Credit
      77% 80% The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles Unknown (Guest Star) 1992