Jacques Sernas

Highest Rated: 97% La Dolce Vita (1960)
Birthday: Jul 30, 1925
Birthplace: Not Available
As a child, Lithuanian-born Jacques Sernas was brought to Paris, where he received his formal education. Active in the French Resistance during the war, Sernas was captured by the Nazis, then endured a harrowing year as an inmate at Buchenwald. After the war, Sernas pursued a career as a journalist (after dropping plans to enter medicine), but was sidetracked into film acting. He made his first film, Miroir, in 1946, and quickly rose to leading-man status. Efforts in the mid-'50s to convert him into an assembly line Hollywood movie star resulted in such lukewarm efforts as Helen of Troy (1955) and Jump into Hell (1956). He returned to Europe, where his mastery of four languages enabled him to thrive as a much in-demand character actor. His career peaked with his performance as a has-been film idol in La Dolce Vita (1961). Jacques Sernas has spent the last three decades living and working in Rome.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
No Score Yet Camicie rosse (Anita Garibaldi) Actor 2011
No Score Yet John XXIII Actor 2002
No Score Yet L'avaro Don Guglielmo 1990
No Score Yet L'Addition (The Bill) (The Caged Heart) (The Patsy) Prison guard 1984
No Score Yet La Pelle Actor 1981
No Score Yet Blue Country Mathias 1977
No Score Yet French Detective Actor 1975
No Score Yet Children of Rage Dr. Ben Joseph 1975
No Score Yet Superfly T.N.T. Matty Smith 1973
No Score Yet Hornets' Nest Taussig 1970
57% Fifty Five Days at Peking Major Bobrinski 1963
No Score Yet The Centurion (Conqueror of Corinth) (Il conquistatore di Corinto) Caius Vinicius 1962
No Score Yet The Slave Vetius 1962
No Score Yet Duel of Champions Marcus 1961
No Score Yet The Vampires Buono 1961
97% La Dolce Vita Matinee Idol 1960
No Score Yet Altair Actor 1956
No Score Yet Helen of Troy Paris 1956
No Score Yet Jump Into Hell Actor 1955
No Score Yet Golden Salamander Max 1950
No Score Yet The Sky is Red (Il cielo e rosso) Tullio 1950
No Score Yet Lost Youth (Gioventu Perduta) Stefano 1948

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