French Actor

Jean Gabin

  • May 17, 1904 - Nov 15, 1976 (age 72)
  • 5' 9" (1.74 m)
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1987
Award1987

Honorary César

Won Honorary César.
1976
Jean Gabin
PersonalNovember 1976

Jean Gabin

Jean Gabin passed away.
1974
Verdict
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MovieSep 11, 1974

Verdict

A French judge try to acquit a man who is accused of murdering …
A French judge try to acquit a man who is accused of murdering his lover.
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1973
Two Men in Town
MovieOct 25, 1973

Two Men in Town

A former bank robber is released after 10 years in prison. He …
A former bank robber is released after 10 years in prison. He gets help from a social-worker, but gets harassed by an old cop from his past.
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The Dominici Affair
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MovieMar 7, 1973

The Dominici Affair

This film explores the ins and outs of the Dominici Affair that …
This film explores the ins and outs of the Dominici Affair that made the headlines back in 1952. As a result of the case, a family man named Gaston Dominici was sentenced to death for the slaying of a family of English tourists alongside a road running past his property, despite the existence of no material proof or motive to incriminate him.
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1971
Le Chat
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MovieApr 24, 1971

Le Chat

Courbevoie (France), 1971. Julien Bouin, a former typographist, …
Courbevoie (France), 1971. Julien Bouin, a former typographist, and his wife Clemence, who used to perform in a circus, hardly talk to each other in their small house, soon to be demolished. His cat Greffier being the only one he still gives affection to, he becomes the object of Clemence's anger.
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1969
The Sicilian Clan
MovieDec 1, 1969

The Sicilian Clan

A young, ambitious mobster plans an elaborate diamond heist …
A young, ambitious mobster plans an elaborate diamond heist while seducing the daughter of a ruthless mob patriarch as a determined police commissioner closes in on all of them.
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1968
The Tattoo
MovieSep 18, 1968

The Tattoo

An art dealer wants to buy a Modigliani, which is tattooed …
An art dealer wants to buy a Modigliani, which is tattooed on the back of an old soldier.
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Pasha
MovieMar 14, 1968

Pasha

Six months before his retirement from the criminal police, …
Six months before his retirement from the criminal police, inspector Joss finds his colleague Gouvion dead, in a poorly faked suicide attempt. Joss loses his temper, and investigates on his...
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1966
The Upper Hand
MovieMar 2, 1966

The Upper Hand

In Paris, a gold smuggler is at war with other local gangsters …
In Paris, a gold smuggler is at war with other local gangsters who want piece of the action. Then the mob shows up and makes things worse. Also, an undercover US Treasury Department agent is trying to infiltrate the smuggler's business.
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1964
Monsieur
MovieApr 22, 1964

Monsieur

Left heartbroken by the death of his beloved wife, a rich banker …
Left heartbroken by the death of his beloved wife, a rich banker tries to commit suicide. When he learns from his former maid that his wife was unfaithful he fakes his own death and comes back under a new identity
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1963
Maigret voit rouge
MovieSep 18, 1963

Maigret voit rouge

Division Commissioner Jules Maigret and his team hunt a …
Division Commissioner Jules Maigret and his team hunt a ring of American racketeers sent to Paris to silence an embarrassing witness
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Any Number Can Win
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MovieMar 19, 1963

Any Number Can Win

Charles (Jean Gabin), a sixtyish career criminal fresh out of …
Charles (Jean Gabin), a sixtyish career criminal fresh out of jail, rejects his wife's plan for a quiet life of bourgeois respectability. He enlists a former cellmate, Francis (Alain Delon), to assist him in pulling off one final score, a carefully planned assault on the vault of a Cannes casino. Bad luck and Francis's lack of professionalism set the caper maddeningly askew, and the stolen cash resurfaces in an unexpected manner.
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1962
Le Gentleman d'Epsom
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MovieOct 3, 1962

Le Gentleman d'Epsom

The story takes place in the racecourses around Paris. A …
The story takes place in the racecourses around Paris. A so-called major sells his tips to naive characters.
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A Monkey in Winter
MovieMay 11, 1962

A Monkey in Winter

Albert is an inn owner who vowed never to drink again if he and …
Albert is an inn owner who vowed never to drink again if he and his wife survived the war. They did, and the reformed alcoholic keeps his vow. But times have changed and soon after the war, Albert comes in contact with Gabriel, a young man prone to heavy bouts with the bottle. Gabriel is conflicted over visiting his young daughter in a nearby school and in a moment of nostalgia, Albert takes off with him on one major binge -- and havoc results.
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1961
The Counterfeiters of Paris
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MovieAug 26, 1961

The Counterfeiters of Paris

"Le Dabe" retired many …
"Le Dabe" retired many years ago and now he lives in the Tropics where he owns stables and horses. He is a very rich man. He was the king of all money counterfeiters. He is contacted from Paris to organize a new job. He says no. But when he finds out the the currency that should be counterfeited is the Dutch florin, he accepts immediately. He retired after having counterfeited 100 florin notes just before the Queen Wilhelmina retired them from circulation. He flies to Paris. But the gang is not to be trusted, at least not all of them.
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1960
Best Foreign Actor
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Nomination1960

Best Foreign Actor

Nominated for "Maigret Sets a Trap".
BAFTA Award
1959
Rue de Paris
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MovieOct 21, 1959

Rue de Paris

While Henri was a POW during the war, his wife passed away …
While Henri was a POW during the war, his wife passed away and he returned to face the challenges of bringing up three children alone. Henri may get drunk and angry at times but he also has a better side that will not stay buried.
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Maigret and the St. Fiacre Case
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MovieSep 2, 1959

Maigret and the St. Fiacre Case

Inspector Maigret is traveling …
Inspector Maigret is traveling to the French countryside to visit his friend, the duchess of Saint-Fiacre. She has received a letter recently stating that she will die soon. A few days ...
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Archimède, le clochard
MovieApr 8, 1959

Archimède, le clochard

Bum Archimede wants to …
Bum Archimede wants to spend the winter in prison, but to get there proves not to be that easy.
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Award1959

Best Foreign Actor

Won award for "The Possessors".
David di Donatello
1958
Love Is My Profession
MovieSep 17, 1958

Love Is My Profession

Married French lawyer Andre …
Married French lawyer Andre defends succesfully the case of Yvette, who committed a robbery. He falls in love with her, but she isn't true to him.
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Les Misérables
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MovieMar 12, 1958

Les Misérables

Jean Valjean, convicted of a minor crime, spends the rest of his …
Jean Valjean, convicted of a minor crime, spends the rest of his life being pursued by a cruel and unrelenting policeman, Javert.
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Maigret Sets a Trap
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MovieJan 29, 1958

Maigret Sets a Trap

For some time now, women coming home at night have been …
For some time now, women coming home at night have been savagely murdered by a mysterious serial killer. Inspector Lagrume thinks he has found the culprit in the person of Barberot, a local butcher. But Maigret, who takes over the investigation, is not convinced. Deep inside himself, he knows the murderer is still at large. But how to trap him ?
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Best Foreign Actor
Nomination1958

Best Foreign Actor

Nominated for "Four Bags Full".
BAFTA Award
1956
Four Bags Full
MovieOct 26, 1956

Four Bags Full

Two men, a painter and a poor guy, have to cross over Paris by …
Two men, a painter and a poor guy, have to cross over Paris by night during World War II and to deliver black market meat. As they walk along dark Parisian streets, they encounter various ...
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Deadlier Than the Male
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MovieApr 13, 1956

Deadlier Than the Male

André Chatelin is a …
André Chatelin is a restaurant owner in Les Halles in Paris. One morning, a girl named Catherine asks to see him. She happens to be the daughter of his estranged wife, Gabrielle, that André left more than twenty years before. As Gabrielle has just died, André accepts to accommodate Catherine first, then gives her a job in his restaurant before finally marrying her. But the angel-faced young lady might well be a devil in disguise.
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Mathias Moncorgé
Child1956

Mathias Moncorgé

Mathias Moncorgé appeared in a 2006 documentary film …
Mathias Moncorgé appeared in a 2006 documentary film Gabin intime, aristocrate et paysan. Mathias Moncorgé is the son of actor Jean Gabin.
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1955
Razzia sur la chnouf
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MovieApr 7, 1955

Razzia sur la chnouf

Henri, the Man from Nantes, comes back to his country after a …
Henri, the Man from Nantes, comes back to his country after a successful stay in the United States, where he was working for Liski, the drug dealer. With the fame of being a tough guy preceding him, he sets himself to the task of knowing why the French operations were not so profitable - and soon he is master of all links of the organization. He can now get it honed to perfection - or destroy it. Only... the Police is following his every step! Is Henri what he says he is, or an undercover detective from the French police?
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Napoléon
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MovieMar 25, 1955

Napoléon

From 1769 to 1821, Napoléon Bonaparte's life, loves and …
From 1769 to 1821, Napoléon Bonaparte's life, loves and exceptional destiny but as seen through the eyes of Talleyrand, the cynic and ironic politician, who once was the Emperor of France's Minister of Foreign Affairs.
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1954
L'air de Paris
MovieAug 15, 1954

L'air de Paris

The story of Andre Menard, a promising young amateur …
The story of Andre Menard, a promising young amateur boxer from an impoverished background who is mentored by former pro Victor Le Garrec, and whose career path takes a nosedive when he falls for the wealthy Corinne.
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Touchez Pas au Grisbi
MovieMar 17, 1954

Touchez Pas au Grisbi

Touchez pas au grisbi ([tu.ʃe …
Touchez pas au grisbi ([tu.ʃe pɑ o ɡʁiz.bi], French for "Don't touch the loot") is a 1954 French-Italian crime film directed by Jacques Becker and starring Jean Gabin, Jeanne Moreau, Lino Ventura, Dora Doll, Delia Scala, René Dary and Miss America 1946, Marilyn Buferd. It is based on the novel by Albert Simonin. The film was screened in competition at the 1954 Venice Film Festival. It was released in the United States as Grisbi and in the United Kingdom as Honour Among Thieves.
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1952
Valérie Moncorgé
ChildSeptember 1952

Valérie Moncorgé

Valérie Moncorgé was born on September 23, 1952. She is …
Valérie Moncorgé was born on September 23, 1952. She is a director and writer, known for Forcené (2006), Ci-gisent (1981) and Le point d'eau (1982).
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Le Plaisir
MovieFeb 14, 1952

Le Plaisir

Le Plaisir (English title, House of Pleasure) is a 1952 French …
Le Plaisir (English title, House of Pleasure) is a 1952 French comedy-drama anthology film by German-born film director Max Ophüls (1902–1957) adapting three short stories by Guy de Maupassant — "Le Masque" (1889), "La Maison Tellier" (1881), and "Le Modèle" (1883).
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1950
His Last Twelve Hours
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MovieOct 19, 1950

His Last Twelve Hours

A gentleman by the name of …
A gentleman by the name of Bachi dies but can't be admitted into heaven because of an evil action committed during his lifetime. He is given the opportunity to return to the living for a half day. Finding himself embroiled in an amorous relationship, the gentleman forgets what he had permission to come back to the living for. Back at the gate of Saint Peter's, he feels he has lost his last chance and is doomed. Instead he discovers that that half day, and its chance to love, has redeemed him.
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La Marie du port
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MovieFeb 25, 1950

La Marie du port

Henri Chatelard is well in his forties, owns a restaurant …
Henri Chatelard is well in his forties, owns a restaurant and a cinema in the city, and appreciate women. When he meets Marie, a 18ish stronghead who just lost her father in a small ...
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1949
Florence Moncorgé-Gabin
ChildNovember 1949

Florence Moncorgé-Gabin

Florence Moncorgé-Gabin …
Florence Moncorgé-Gabin was born on November 28, 1949 in Boulogne-Billancourt, Hauts-de-Seine, France. She is known for her work on Le passager de l'été (2006), La gifle (1974) and Les granges brûlées (1973).
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The Walls of Malapaga
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MovieSep 1, 1949

The Walls of Malapaga

A French fugitive arrives in …
A French fugitive arrives in Genoa, where he becomes entangled with an Italian woman and her daughter.
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Dominique Fournier
MarriageMarch 1949

Dominique Fournier

Dominique Fournier was a model and the third wife of actor …
Dominique Fournier was a model and the third wife of actor Jean Gabin.
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1947
Miroir
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MovieMay 2, 1947

Miroir

Portrait of a two-faced man. By day he is rich, brilliant and …
Portrait of a two-faced man. By day he is rich, brilliant and respectable financial officer Lussac; at night, he becomes "Mirror", a ruthless gang leader in Marseilles.
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1946
Martin Roumagnac
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MovieDec 18, 1946

Martin Roumagnac

The local building-contractor Martin Roumagnac is fascinated by …
The local building-contractor Martin Roumagnac is fascinated by the fashionable Blanche Ferrand. To impress Blache, Martin presents her with a villa. However, this ruins him financially. Despite Martin's many efforts for the now femme-fatal Blanche, she is not able to chose between him and the rich consul De Laubry.
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1944
The Impostor
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MovieJan 27, 1944

The Impostor

In World War 2 an escaped murderer who takes the …
In World War 2 an escaped murderer who takes the identity of a dead soldier becomes a hero fighting in Africa, but his past catches him up.
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1942
Moontide
MovieApr 29, 1942

Moontide

In California, Bobo and his mooching 'pal' Tiny are doing …
In California, Bobo and his mooching 'pal' Tiny are doing odd jobs and getting drunk and they hide a secret about the unsolved murder of sailor Pop Kelly but suicidal waitress Anna, saved by Bobo, unravels the mystery.
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1941
Stormy Waters
MovieNov 27, 1941

Stormy Waters

Andre Laurent, the captain of a tugboat, married Yvonne ten …
Andre Laurent, the captain of a tugboat, married Yvonne ten years ago. She has a heart disease but does not want to tell him. She dreams he quits the job for they can live quietly.
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1939
Le Jour Se Leve
MovieJun 9, 1939

Le Jour Se Leve

After committing a murder, a man locks himself in his …
After committing a murder, a man locks himself in his apartment and recollects the events that led him to the killing.
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1938
La Bête Humaine
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MovieDec 23, 1938

La Bête Humaine

In this classic adaptation of Emile Zola's novel, a tortured train …
In this classic adaptation of Emile Zola's novel, a tortured train engineer falls in love with a troubled married woman who has helped her husband commit a murder.
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Port of Shadows
MovieMay 17, 1938

Port of Shadows

A military deserter finds love and trouble (and a small dog) in a …
A military deserter finds love and trouble (and a small dog) in a smoky French port city.
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1937
Lady Killer
MovieSep 15, 1937

Lady Killer

Lucien Bourrache, a good looking non-commissioned officer at …
Lucien Bourrache, a good looking non-commissioned officer at the Spahis, is used to charm many women. He met Madeleine Courtois at Cannes. She is beautiful and lives in luxury. He lends her a large amount of money, which she loses gambling. Then she drops him. But Lucien is now in love, and once demobilized, he goes to Paris to find her again. But he's not so sexy without his uniform, and Madeleine and him do not belong to the same milieu.
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Pépé le Moko
MovieJan 28, 1937

Pépé le Moko

Pépé le Moko is a gangster from Paris that hides in Algier's …
Pépé le Moko is a gangster from Paris that hides in Algier's Casbah. In the Casbah, he is safe and is able to elude the police's attempts to capture him. But he misses his freedom, after two years in the Casbah. He meets a gorgeous Parisian tourist, Gaby, and they fall in love. Native inspector Slimane tries to use her to attract Pépé out of the Casbah in order to catch him.
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1936
The Lower Depths
MovieDec 11, 1936

The Lower Depths

A charismatic thief makes friends with a bankrupt baron who …
A charismatic thief makes friends with a bankrupt baron who comes to live in the thief's slum. Meanwhile the thief seeks the love of a young woman, who is held emotionally captive by her slumlord family.
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La belle équipe
MovieSep 15, 1936

La belle équipe

Five unemployed penniless workers win 100,000 Francs …
Five unemployed penniless workers win 100,000 Francs with the national lottery. Instead of sharing the money, they buy a ruin and build an open-air cafe. But difficulties come to split their friendly group apart.
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1935
Golgotha
MovieApr 12, 1935

Golgotha

Golgotha is a 1935 French film about the death of Jesus …
Golgotha is a 1935 French film about the death of Jesus Christ, released in English-speaking countries as Behold the Man. The film was directed by Julien Duvivier, and stars Harry Baur as Herod, Jean Gabin as Pontius Pilate, and Robert Le Vigan plays Jesus of Nazareth.
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1934
Zouzou
MovieDec 21, 1934

Zouzou

As children, Zouzou and Jean are paired in a traveling circus as …
As children, Zouzou and Jean are paired in a traveling circus as twins: she's dark, he's light. After they've grown, he treats her as if she were his sister, but she's in love with him. In Paris, he's a music hall electrician, she's a laundress who delivers clean underwear to the hall. She introduces him to Claire, her friend at work, and the couple fall in love. Jean conspires to get the show's star out of town and for the theater manager to see the high-spirited Zouzou perform. When Jean's accused of murder and Zouzou needs money to mount his defense, she pleads to go on stage. Her talents may save the show, but can anything save her dream of life with Jean?
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1933
Jeanne Mauchain
MarriageNovember 1933

Jeanne Mauchain

Married Jeanne Mauchain.
1925
Gaby Basset
MarriageFebruary 1925

Gaby Basset

Gaby Basset (29 March 1902 Varennes-Saint-Sauveur, …
Gaby Basset (29 March 1902 Varennes-Saint-Sauveur, Saône-et-Loire, France – 7 October 2001 Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, France) was a French film actress.
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1904
Jean Gabin
BirthMay 1904

Jean Gabin

Jean Gabin was born.
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