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Jean Desailly

Highest Rated: 97% Le Doulos (1961)

Lowest Rated: 89% The Soft Skin (1964)

Birthday: Aug 24, 1920

Birthplace: Paris, France

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.

Highest rated movies

Le Doulos
The Soft Skin



No Score Yet 44% La Dilettante Edmond Thibault (Character) - 1999
No Score Yet 81% Le Professionnel Unknown (Character) - 1981
No Score Yet No Score Yet Practice Makes Perfect Unknown (Character) - 1978
No Score Yet No Score Yet Inheritor Jean-Pierre Carnavan (Character) - 1973
No Score Yet 35% The Assassination of Trotsky Unknown (Character) - 1972
No Score Yet 94% The 25th Hour Cabinet minister (Character) - 1967
89% 86% The Soft Skin Pierre Lachenay (Character) - 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Passion of Slow Fire Stéphane Blanchon (Character) - 1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet Doulos, the Finger Man Commissaire Clain (Character) $82.8K 1961
97% 91% Le Doulos Commissaire Clain (Character) $82.8K 1961
No Score Yet 89% Maigret Lays a Trap Marcel Maurin (Character) $7.6K 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet Masters of the Congo Jungle Narrator - 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Possessors François Schoudler (Character) - 1958
No Score Yet 90% Les Grandes Manoeuvres Victor Duverger (Character) - 1955
No Score Yet No Score Yet Sylvia and the Phantom Frederick (Character) - 1946
No Score Yet 89% Pastoral Symphony Unknown (Character) - 1946
No Score Yet No Score Yet Le Voyageur de la Toussaint Gilles Mauvoisin (Character) - 1943