Louis de Funès

Louis de Funès

Louis de Funès was a French actor, and director.

Louis de Funès was born Louis Germain de Funès de Galarza on July 31st, in Courbevoie, Seine [now Hauts-de-Seine], France. His zodiac sign was Leo.

He died on Thursday, January 27th, 1983 at the age of sixty-eight (68) in Nantes, Loire-Atlantique, France.

As an actor, Louis de Funès has worked on movies such as "Le Gendarme à New York", released in 1965 in which he portrays Maréchal des logis-chef Ludovic Cruchot, "Les Bons vivants" (1965) (Léon Haudepin (segment "Bons vivants, Les")), "Le Gendarme de St. Tropez" (1964) playing Maréchal des logis-chef Ludovic Cruchot, "Le Grand restaurant" (1966) in which he plays Monsieur Septime, "Le Gendarme se marie" (1968) (character: Maréchal des Logis-chef Ludovic Cruchot), and "Oscar" (1967) as Bertrand Barnier.

Louis de Funès was also a movie director and has worked on "L' Avare", released in 1980.



Le Gendarme et les gendarmettes
Directed by: T. Aboyantz, J. Girault, starring L. de Funès, M. Galabru, M. Risch, J. François...


La Soupe aux choux
Directed by: J. Girault, starring L. de Funès, J. Carmet, J. Villeret, C. Gensac...


L' Avare
Directed by: L. de Funès, J. Girault, starring L. de Funès, F. David, H. Bellon, G. Audoubert...


Le Gendarme et les extra-terrestres
Directed by: J. Girault, starring L. de Funès, M. Galabru, M. Risch, Jean.-Pierre. Rambal...


La Zizanie
Directed by: C. Zidi, starring L. de Funès, A. Girardot, M. Risch, Jean.-Jacques. Moreau...


L' Aile ou la cuisse
Directed by: C. Zidi, starring L. de Funès, Coluche, A. Zacharias, J. Guiomar...


Les Aventures de Rabbi Jacob
Directed by: G. Oury, starring L. de Funès, S. Delair, M. Dalio, C. Giraud...


La Folie des grandeurs
Directed by: G. Oury, starring L. de Funès, Y. Montand, A. Sapritch, K. Schubert...

Directed by: J. Girault, starring L. de Funès, C. Gensac, M. Galabru, B. Blier...

Sur un arbre perché
Directed by: S. Korber, starring L. de Funès, G. Chaplin, O. De Funès, A. Sapritch...


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