Daniel Gelin


Actor

About

Birth Place
France
Born
May 19, 1921
Died
November 29, 2002
Cause of Death
Kidney Failure

Biography

Handsome, sensitive star of a series of light romances of the 1950s; also memorable as the heavily disguised Arab spy in Hitchcock's "The Man Who Knew Too Much" (1956). Gelin was married to actress Danielle Delorme from 1945 to 1954 and is the father of producer Xavier Gelin and actress Maria Schneider. He has published several collections of poems....

Family & Companions

Daniele Delorme
Wife
Actor. Married in 1945; divorced in 1954.

Biography

Handsome, sensitive star of a series of light romances of the 1950s; also memorable as the heavily disguised Arab spy in Hitchcock's "The Man Who Knew Too Much" (1956). Gelin was married to actress Danielle Delorme from 1945 to 1954 and is the father of producer Xavier Gelin and actress Maria Schneider. He has published several collections of poems.

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

Obsession (1997)
Fantome avec chauffeur (1996)
The Guide
Fugueuses (1995)
Bruno
3000 Scenarios contre un virus (1994)
Des feux mal eteints (1994)
La Cite de la peur: une comedie familiale (1994)
Roulez Jeunesse (1993)
Jean
Forced to Be With Others (1993)
Crimes et Jardin (1991)
Les Enfants (1991)
Killing Cars (1991)
Kellermann
Les Secrets professionnels du Docteur Apfelgluck (1991)
Un Type Bien (1991)
Dr Avril
Mauvaise Fille (1991)
Fernand
Mister Frost (1990)
Simon Scolari
Le Candidat (1990)
L' Itineraire d'un enfant gate (1989)
Life Is a Long Quiet River (1989)
Dr Mavial
Dandin (1988)
Securite publique (1987)
Un Delitto (1984)
Judge Freshville
La Nuit de Varennes (1982)
De Wendel--Industrialist
Guy De Maupassant (1982)
L' Oeil du Maitre (1979)
Samuel
L' Honorable Societe (1978)
Nous irons tous au paradis (1977)
Arrete de Ramer, t'Attaques la Falaise (1977)
Colonel Don Gomez
La Vocation Suspendue (1977)
Malagrida
Qu'il est joli garcon, l'assassin de papa (1976)
Trop c'est Trop (1975)
Dialogue d'exiles (1974)
Un Linceul n'a pas de poches (1974)
La Polizia e al servizio del cittadino (1973)
La Gueule de l'emploi (1973)
Far From Dallas (1972)
Jean
Murmur of the Heart (1971)
Le Souffle au coeur (1971)
La Ligne de Demarcation (1966)
Shadow of Adultery (1961)
Austerlitz (1960)
La Fille de Hambourg (1958)
There's Always A Price Tag (1957)
Robert
Maid in Paris (1957)
Antoine
Plucking The Daisy (1956)
Lovers' Net (1955)
Napoleon (1955)
Royal Affairs in Versailles (1954)
Jean Collinet
Woman Of Rome (1954)
Rue de l'Estrapade (1953)
L' Affaire Maurizius (1953)
Adorable Creatures (1952)
Andre
Le Plaisir (1952)
Edouard et Caroline (1951)
La Ronde (1950)
Rendez-vous de Juillet (1948)
Martin Roumagnac (1946)
The Murderer Lives at Number 21 (1942)
Premier Rendez-vous (1941)

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Iran: Days of Crisis (1991)
The Shah

Life Events

1939

Film extra in "Les Surprises de la Radio"

1941

Film actor in "Premier rendez-vous"

1953

Film director "Les Dents Longues"

Videos

Movie Clip

Man Who Knew Too Much, The (1956) - Que Sera, Sera Now in Marakesh, the deliberately incidental introduction of Doris Day’s hit song (a Jay Livingston/Ray Evans original), as mom Jo, Christopher Olsen her son Hank, James Stewart as dad, doctor Ben, Daniel Gelin their mysterious new French friend, in Alfred Hitchcock’s hit re-make, The Man Who Knew Too Much, 1956.
Le Plaisir (a.k.a. House Of Pleasure) - Youth And Sardines From the narrating voice of the original author Guy de Maupassant, the introduction of the painter Jean (Daniel Gelin) and model Josephine (Simone Simon), in the third segment of director Max Ophuls' Le Plaisir, (a.k.a. House Of Pleasure) 1952.
Man Who Knew Too Much, The (1956) - Assassinated, In London! Visiting American doctor Ben (James Stewart) gains the crucial guilty knowledge from what appears to be an expiring Arab (Daniel Gelin), who is really their mysterious French friend, at the bazaar in Marakesh, Doris Day his wife, in Alfred Hitchcock's second version of The Man Who Knew Too Much, 1956.
Man Who Knew Too Much, The (1956) - We Never Thought Of A Frenchman Conversation moves from veils to snails as Bernard (Daniel Gelin) rescues Hank, Ben and Jo (Christopher Olsen, James Stewart and Doris Day) from a cultural mishap in Morocco in The Man Who Knew Too Much, 1956, director Alfred Hitchcock's only re-make.
Murmur Of The Heart (1971) - He Collects In The Street In director Louis Malle’s opening, Dijon, 1954, jazz nut Laurent “Renzo” (Benoit Ferreux) and a friend have been collecting for French war veterans, then home with his father, brothers and mother (Daniel Gelin, Marc Winocourt, Fabien Ferreux, Lea Massari), in Murmur Of The Heart, 1971.
Murmur Of The Heart (1971) - The Only Serious Philosophical Problem Bawdy business as studious teen Laurent “Renzo” (Benoit Ferreux) is assaulted by his brothers (Marc Winoucourt, Fabien Ferreux), one of them wearing their mother’s dress, in director Louis Malle’s partly autobiographical coming-of-age tale, Murmur Of The Heart, 1954.
Plucking The Daisy (1956) - I Love Liars Broke teenage Agnes (Brigitte Bardot), who has run away to Paris, arrives at the newsroom where reporter Daniel (Daniel Gelin) and photographer Roger (Robert Hirsch), whom she met on the train, have promised they can get her racy story published, in Plucking The Daisy, 1956.
Plucking The Daisy (1956) - Nonchalant Beauty Desperate for money so she can stay in Paris, teenage Agnes (Brigitte Bardot) has signed up for a strip-tease contest, deciding at the last minute on a disguise, her un-knowing journalist pals (Daniel Gelin, Robert Hirsch) in the audience, a money scene from Plucking The Daisy, 1956.
Murderer Lives At Number 21, The - Like I'd Trust My Sister "Journalist" (really hustler) Turlot (Raymond Bussieres), who's discovered the stash of calling cards which a murderer has been leaving at crime scenes, is keen to work with Detective Wens (Pierre Fresnay), in director Henri-Georges Clouzot's The Murderer Lives At Number 21, 1942.

Family

Xavier Gelin
Son
Producer, actor. Born in 1946; died on July 2, 1999 of cancer at age 53; mother, Daniele Delorme.
Maria Schneider
Daughter
Actor. Born on March 27, 1952; mother not Daniele Delorme.
Manuel Gelin
Son
Actor. Born on July 18, 1958.
Fiona Gelin
Daughter
Actor. Born on May 22, 1962.

Companions

Daniele Delorme
Wife
Actor. Married in 1945; divorced in 1954.

Bibliography