Serge Reggiani


Actor
Serge Reggiani

About

Birth Place
Reggio Emilia, IT
Born
May 02, 1922

Biography

Serge Reggiani was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Reggiani's earliest roles were in film, including "Manon" (1949) with Cecile Aubry, "La Ronde" (1950) with Anton Walbrook and "Casque d'or" (1952). He also appeared in "The Secret People" (1952), "Act of Love" (1953) and the Jean-Pierre Aumont biopic "Napoleon" (1955). His passion for acting continued to his roles i...

Biography

Serge Reggiani was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Reggiani's earliest roles were in film, including "Manon" (1949) with Cecile Aubry, "La Ronde" (1950) with Anton Walbrook and "Casque d'or" (1952). He also appeared in "The Secret People" (1952), "Act of Love" (1953) and the Jean-Pierre Aumont biopic "Napoleon" (1955). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like "The Big Shots" (1972), "Trois Milliards sans Ascenseur" (1972) and the comedy "Don't Touch the White Woman!" (1973) with Marcello Mastroianni. He also appeared in the drama "Vincent, Francois, Paul... et les Autres" (1974) with Yves Montand. During the latter part of his career, he tackled roles in the dramatic adaptation "Les Miserables" (1989) with Jean Gabin, the drama "There Were Days and Moons" (1990) with Gerard Lanvin and "Plein Fer" (1990). He also appeared in the dramedy "I Hired a Contract Killer" (1990) with Jean-Pierre Léaud and "Forced to Be With Others" (1993). Most recently, Reggiani appeared on the Bérénice Béjo documentary "Henri-George Clouzot's Inferno" (2010).

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

Henri-George Clouzot's Inferno (2009)
El Pianista (1998)
Albert Rossell--Old Man
Heroines (1997)
Pierre Montgolfier
Le Petit Garcon (1995)
Germain
Forced to Be With Others (1993)
Emile des Roses (1993)
La Vie de Boheme (1992)
Performer
I Hired a Contract Killer (1990)
Vic
Plein Fer (1990)
Emilio
There Were Days and Moons (1990)
Les Miserables (1989)
Enjoras
Coupe franche (1989)
Mathieu
Ne reveillez pas un flic qui dort (1988)
Bad Blood (1987)
Charlie
O Melissokomos (1986)
Sick Man
Enas Melissokomos Petheni - O Alles Mythos (1986)
L' Empreinte des geants (1979)
Fouldroule
La Terrazza (1979)
Sergio
Le Chat et la Souris (1978)
Violette et Francois (1977)
Francois' Father
Une Fille cousue de fil blanc (1976)
Le Bon et les mechants (1975)
Vincent, Francois, Paul and the Others (1974)
Vincent, Francois, Paul... et les Autres (1974)
Paul
Don't Touch the White Woman! (1973)
Mad One
The Big Shots (1972)
Trois Milliards sans Ascenseur (1972)
Comptes A Rebours (1971)
Mafia (1969)
Parrinieddu
Army of Shadows (1969)
The Last Adventure (1968)
The Pilot
The 25th Hour (1967)
Trajan Koruga
The Doll That Took the Town (1965)
Mario
Marie-Chantal Contre le Docteur Kha (1965)
Ivanov
Doulos--The Finger Man (1964)
Maurice
The Leopard (1963)
Don Ciccio Tumeo
Warriors 5 (1962)
Libero
Everybody Go Home! (1962)
Private Ceccarelli
Paris Blues (1961)
Michel Duvigne
Napoleon (1955)
Act of Love (1953)
Claude La Caux
The Secret People (1952)
Casque d'or (1952)
Manda
La Ronde (1950)
Manon (1949)
Leon Lescaut
Les Portes de la nuit (1946)

Music (Feature Film)

Bad Blood (1987)
Song Performer ("J'Ai Pas De Regrets")
La Communion Solennelle (1977)
Song Performer

Life Events

1926

Moved to France aged four

Videos

Movie Clip

La Ronde (1950) - Lads Like You Streetwalker Leocadie (Simone Signoret) waylays soldier Franz (Serge Reggiani), in the first dramatic scene from director Max Ophuls' La Ronde, 1950, from a play by Arthur Schnitzler.
La Ronde (1950) - But Behave Yourself! Soldier Franz (Serge Reggiani) has made it to the dance where we meet Marie, the housemaid (Simone Simon), unsure how to treat his advances, in two remarkable shots, in director Max Ophuls' La Ronde, 1950.
Secret People (1952) - Is That The Man Who Killed Father? At the Paris Exposition, 1937, naturalized Brits Maria and Eleanora (Valentina Cortese, Audrey Hepburn), with friend Anselmo (Charles Goldner), see the hated dictator (Hugo Schuster) from their un-named homeland, and meet long-lost boyfriend Louis (Serge Reggiani), in Secret People, 1952.
Act Of Love (1953) - I Would Learn To Speak Eskimo WWII vet Bob (Kirk Douglas) on the Riviera, makes a friend (Marthe Mercadier) then, through director Anatole Litvak's odd flashback, recalls Nina (Barbara Laage), Fernand (Fernand La Caux), Claude (Serge Reggiani), Adele (Gabrielle Dorziat) and Lise (Dany Robin), early in Act Of Love, 1953.
Act Of Love (1953) - When The Wife Sins American Bob (Kirk Douglas) with Paris landlords (Fernand Le Doux, Gabrielle Dorziat), worries about Lise (Dany Robin), who's posing as his wife and who returns from Nazi interrogation, met by barmaid Mimi (Brigitte Bardot!) and cynical Claude (Serge Reggiani), in Act Of Love, 1953.
Etoile Sans Lumiere - Go Ahead And Talk Silent star Dora (Mila Parely) at her old studio, encouraging talk that she's back to make talkies, as her secret voice double Madeleine (Edith Piaf) meets actor Gaston (Serge Reggiani) on a soundstage, in Marcel Blistene's Etoile Sans Lumiere (a.k.a. Star Without Light), 1946.

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