French actors who deceased in 1987

Here are 6 famous actors from France died in 1987:

Gabriel Jabbour

Gabriel Jabbour (November 7, 1922 Alexandria-September 20, 1987 Le Kremlin-Bicêtre) a.k.a. Gabriel Jabour or Gabriel Jabbourg was a French actor.

He was born to a Lebanese-Jewish family and started his acting career in the late 1940s. Jabbour appeared in over 70 films and television shows throughout his career which lasted more than three decades. He was known for his roles in French cinema as well as for his performances on stage. Some of his notable films include "Sursis pour un vivant" (1959), "Concerto de la peur" (1963), and "Comment réussir en amour" (1962). He received critical acclaim for his portrayal of the character Max in the film "La Vieille Fille" (1972). Jabbour was married to the French actress and singer Claude Gensac from 1953 until his death in 1987.

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Jacques Anquetil

Jacques Anquetil (January 8, 1934 Mont-Saint-Aignan-November 18, 1987 Rouen) was a French professional road racing cyclist and actor. He had one child, Sophie Anquetil.

Known for his smooth and stylish riding style, Anquetil won the Tour de France five times, as well as numerous other prestigious races throughout his career. He was the first cyclist to win the Tour de France five times, a feat that was later matched by Eddy Merckx, Bernard Hinault, and Miguel Indurain.

Anquetil was also known for his controversial personality, at times appearing arrogant and unapologetic. Despite this, he was widely respected for his racing ability and was a dominant force in professional cycling during the 1950s and 60s.

In addition to his cycling career, Anquetil also appeared in several films and television shows as an actor. He retired from professional cycling in 1969 and died of stomach cancer in 1987 at the age of 53.

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René Havard

René Havard (December 20, 1923 Paris-December 7, 1987 Paris) also known as René Havart or René Haward was a French actor and screenwriter.

Havard began his career in the entertainment industry in the 1940s as a stage actor in Paris. He went on to perform in several French films throughout the 1950s and the 1960s, often playing supporting roles. In addition to acting, Havard also wrote screenplays for several French films, including "Les Fruits de l'été" and "La Peau de Torpedo".

Havard was known for his versatility as an actor, and his performances ranged from serious dramas to lighthearted comedies. Some of his most notable film appearances include "Napoleon," "Sundays and Cybele," and "The Fire Within."

Despite his talent and success, Havard remained relatively unknown outside of France. However, he was highly respected within the French film industry and worked with some of the most prominent directors and actors of his time.

Havard passed away in Paris in 1987, leaving behind a legacy as an accomplished actor and writer in French cinema.

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Robert Dalban

Robert Dalban (July 19, 1903 Celles-sur-Belle-April 3, 1987 Paris) also known as Gaston Barré, R. Dalban, Robert d'Alban, Gaston Paul Barré or RQ was a French actor and voice actor. He had one child, Jean-François Dalban.

Robert Dalban began his acting career in the 1930s and went on to appear in over 250 films throughout his career. He often played supporting roles, particularly in French comedies and crime dramas. Some of his notable film credits include "Rififi", "The 400 Blows", and "Le Doulos". Dalban also worked as a voice actor, dubbing foreign films into French. He was known for his distinctive deep voice and often provided the French voice of actor Orson Welles in his films. Dalban's last film appearance was in "Les Fugitives" in 1986. He passed away the following year in Paris at the age of 83.

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Georges Douking

Georges Douking (August 6, 1902 Paris-October 20, 1987 Draveil) a.k.a. Georges Ladoubee or Douking was a French actor.

He began his acting career in the 1920s in Parisian theaters and later transitioned to film in the 1930s. Douking appeared in over 70 films during his career, including the French classic "Les Enfants du Paradis" (1945). He often played character roles, such as police officers, doctors, and judges. Douking also became known for his work in voice acting, lending his voice to dubbing foreign films into French. In addition to his acting career, he was also an accomplished writer, penning several plays and novels. Douking remained active in the entertainment industry until his death in Draveil at the age of 85.

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François-Alexandre Galepides

François-Alexandre Galepides (February 14, 1929 Paris-March 25, 1987 Arpajon) a.k.a. Moustache, François-Alexandre Galipedes or Mr. Moustache was a French actor and musician.

He started his career as a singer and songwriter before transitioning into acting. Galepides was known for his distinctive thick mustache, which earned him the nickname "Moustache". He appeared in over 80 films and television shows throughout his career, often portraying characters with comedic and eccentric personalities. Some of his notable roles include the films "Le Magnifique" and "The Police War", as well as the television series "Les Cinq Dernières Minutes" and "Les Enquêtes du commissaire Maigret". Galepides also released several albums throughout his career, showcasing his skills in jazz and chanson music. Despite his success as an entertainer, Galepides struggled with alcoholism and passed away in 1987 from cirrhosis of the liver.

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