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Gérard Oury (1919–2006)


Gérard Oury was born on April 29, 1919 in Paris, France as Max-Gérard Houry. He was an actor and writer, known for The Sucker (1965), The Mad Adventures of Rabbi Jacob (1973) and La Grande Vadrouille (1966). He was married to Michèle Morgan. He died on July 19, 2006 in Saint-Tropez, Var, France. See full bio »

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The Sucker Writer
(1965)
(1966)
The Itchy Palm Cameo Appearance
(1960)

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 2003 Above the Clouds
Le général de La Motte-Noire
 1986 A Man and a Woman: 20 Years Later
Un spectateur de '40 ans déjà' (uncredited)
 1963 The Prize
Dr. Claude Marceau (as Gerard Oury)
 1961 La menace
Le docteur
 1960 The Itchy Palm
Cameo Appearance (uncredited)
 1959 The Journey
Teklel Hafouli
 1958 Le miroir a deux faces
Le docteur Bosc
 1958 Back to the Wall
Jacques Decrey
 1958 Seventh Heaven
Maurice Portal
 1957 Young Girls Beware
Marcel Palmer
 1956 Le ciel des hommes (Short)
Récitant / Narrator (voice)
 1956 Virage dangereux (TV Movie)
Charles
 1956 Triple Deception
Julius Pindar (as Gerard Oury)
 1955 The Best Part
Gérard Bailly - un ingénieur
 1955 En votre âme et conscience (TV Series)
- L'affaire Roux (1955)
 1955 Heroes and Sinners
Villeterre
 1954 I cavalieri dell'illusione
Napoleone Bonaparte
 1954 The River Girl
Enzo Cinti
 1954 Loves of Three Queens
Napoleon Bonaparte (segment: Napoleon and Josephine)
 1954 The Detective
Inspector Dubois (as Gerard Oury)
 1954 Maison de poupée (TV Movie)
Torwald Helmer
 1954 They Who Dare
Captain George Two (as Gerard Oury)
 1953 The Heart of the Matter
Yusef (as Gerard Oury)
 1953 The Sword and the Rose
Dauphin of France (as Gerard Oury)
 1953 Sea Devils
Napoleon (as Gerard Oury)
 1953 Endless Horizons (voice)
 1952 Le costaud des Batignolles
Récitant / Narrator (voice)
 1951 The Night Is My Kingdom
Lionel Moreau
 1951 Mr. Peek-a-Boo
Maurice
 1951 Without Leaving an Address
Un journaliste aigri
 1950 Here Is the Beauty
Bruno
 1950 Sorceror
Petit rôle (uncredited)
 1949 Du Guesclin
Le Dauphin
 1949 The Secret of Mayerling
Petit rôle (uncredited)
 1949 Jo la Romance
Roland Grenier
 1947 Antoine and Antoinette
Le client galant
 1942 Le médecin des neiges (Short)
 1942 Little Nothings
Philinte
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Alternate Names:

Gerard Oury | Max-Gérard Houry Tannenbaum
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A classic stage actor (Racine's "Brittanicus") and then star and supporting actor in European and American film adventures, he turned to comedy as a director and helmed a string of successful comedies featuring his country's top actors (Bourvil, Louis de Funès, Jean-Paul Belmondo, etc.) His La Grande Vadrouille (1966) retains the record for attendance by a French movie, and was only dethroned as ... See more »

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