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Louis Jourdan

Louis Jourdan


Birthdate: June 19, 1919

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Louis Jourdan (born 19 June 1921) is a French film actor. He is known for his roles in several Hollywood films, including The Paradine Case (1947), Gigi (1958), The Best of Everything (1959), and Octopussy (1983). His final film before his retirement was The Year Of The Comet in 1992.   Description above from the Wikipedia article Louis Jourdan, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full ... ...detailed bio

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Year of the Comet (1992)

T. T. Kelleher takes a remarkably gauche young American man, Oliver Plexico, with him to London for a wine-tasting at Harwood's, Ltd., run by Mason Harwood and his children, mousy, U.S.-raised Margaret Harwood and a British half-brother she can't stand. After being offended by the beer-swilling O...
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The Return of Swamp Thing (1989)

After her mother's mysterious death, Abby Arcane (Heather Locklear) travels to the Florida swamps to confront her evil stepfather Dr. Arcane (Louis Jourdan), who had been resurrected with a ludicrous explanation after his death in the first film. In an attempt to stave off the effects of aging, D...
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Octopussy (1983)

British agent 009 is found dead at the British embassy in East Berlin, dressed as a circus clown and carrying a fake Fabergé egg. MI6 immediately suspects Soviet involvement and sends James Bond—agent 007—to investigate, after seeing the real egg appear at an auction in London, ordering the agent...
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Swamp Thing (1982)

In the swamps of Louisiana, Dr. Alec Holland works with his sister Linda on a top-secret bio-engineering project to create a plant/animal hybrid capable of thriving in extreme environments. Government agent Alice Cable arrives just as Holland makes a major breakthrough, and begins to develop feel...
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Silver Bears (1978)

Financial wizard "Doc" Fletcher (Michael Caine) persuades his boss, American mobster Joe Fiore (Martin Balsam), to buy up a Swiss bank in order to more easily launder their ill-gotten gains. The impoverished Italian Prince Gianfranco di Siracusa (Louis Jourdan) agrees to act as chairman of the bo...
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The Man in the Iron Mask (1977)

The Man in the Iron Mask is a 1977 television film loosely adapted from The Vicomte de Bragelonne by Alexandre Dumas and presenting several plot similarities with the 1939 film version. It was produced by ITC Entertainment, and starred Richard Chamberlain as Louis XIV and Philippe, his twin, Patr...
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Count Dracula (1977)

Lucy Westenra spies on her sister Mina saying farewell to the latter's fiancée, Jonathan Harker. He is leaving on a business trip to Transylvania. The scene then shifts to the Borgo Pass where Harker is left alone by the local driver. He flatly refuses to wait for Harker and tosses his luggage ou...
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The Count of Monte Cristo (1975)

The Count of Monte-Cristo is a 1975 television film produced by ITC Entertainment and based upon the book The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, père. It was directed by David Greene and starred Richard Chamberlain as Edmond Dantes, Kate Nelligan as Mercedes, Tony Curtis as Fernand Mondego...
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Run a Crooked Mile (1969)

Run a Crooked Mile is a 1969 made-for-TV thriller in which Louis Jourdan stars as Richard Stuart, an ordinary schoolteacher who, whilst on holiday, is a witness to a murder in a private secluded mansion. When he reports this however, no evidence of any murder can be found, only a key on the floo...
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Cervantes (1967)

Cervantes is a highly fictionalized 1967 film biography of the early life of Miguel de Cervantes (1547–1616). It was the first screen biography of the author. Directed by Vincent Sherman, and filmed in color, it stars Horst Buchholz as Cervantes, Gina Lollobrigida as a prostitute with whom he bec...
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Made in Paris (1966)

An American girl finds love and laughter in the City of Light in this romantic comedy. Maggie Scott (Ann-Margret) works as an assistant to Irene Chase (Edie Adams), a fashion purchaser for a large clothing store in the United States. Irene sends Maggie to Paris as her representative for the annua...
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The V.I.P.s (1963)

The film is set within Terminal 2 of London Heathrow Airport during a fog. As flights are delayed, the VIPs (very important people) of the title play out the drama of their lives in a number of slightly interconnected stories. The delays have caused serious hardship for most of the characters and...
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Irma la Douce (1963)

Irma la Douce ["Irma the Sweet"] tells the story of Nestor Patou (Jack Lemmon), an honest cop, who after being transferred from the park Bois de Boulogne to a more urban neighborhood in Paris, finds a street full of prostitutes working the at Hotel Casanova and proceeds to raid the place. The pol...
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The Story of the Count of Monte Cristo (1961)

Edmund Dantes is falsely accused by those jealous of his good fortune, and is sentenced to spend the rest of his life in the notorious island prison, Chateau d'If. While imprisoned, he meets the Abbe Faria, a fellow prisoner whom everyone believes to be mad. The Abbe tells Edmund of a fantastic t...
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Can-Can (1960)

Can-Can is a 1960 musical film made by Suffolk-Cummings productions and distributed by 20th Century Fox. It was directed by Walter Lang, produced by Jack Cummings and Saul Chaplin, from a screenplay by Dorothy Kingsley and Charles Lederer, loosely based on the musical play by Abe Burrows with mus...
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Gigi (1958)

Set in turn-of-the-20th century Paris, the film opens with Honoré Lachaille among high society in the Bois de Boulogne. A charming old roué, he cynically remarks that "Like everywhere else, most people in Paris get married, but not all. There are some who will not marry, and some who do not marry...
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The Swan (1956)

The film deals with the story of the daughter of a minor branch of a European royal house who is being considered as a wife for her cousin, the heir to the throne. Princess Alexandra (Grace Kelly) is the princess, her cousin the crown prince, Albert, is played by Alec Guinness, and her brothers' ...
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Julie (1956)

Julie is a female first name (see Julie (given name)). It may refer to: Mononyms: Julie (Julie Berthelsen), a Greenland pop singer and songwriter Julie (Kenji Sawada), a Japanese pop singer, composer and actor Given name: Julie Andrews (born 1935), an English actress, singer and author Julie Benz...
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Three Coins in the Fountain (1954)

A young American secretary, Maria Williams (Maggie McNamara), arrives in Rome and is greeted by Anita Hutchins (Jean Peters), the woman she is replacing at the United States Distribution Agency. They drive to the "Villa Eden" Anita shares with Miss Frances (Dorothy McGuire), the longtime secretar...
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Bird of Paradise (1951)

Andre Laurence (Jourdan) takes a trip to a Polynesian island with his college roommate Tenga (Chandler). He assumes the native life and marries his friend's sister, Kalua. An eruption of a volcano and the Kahuna, the island's shaman, decides that the volcano can be appeased with the sacrifice of ...