Claude Giraud, alongside Louis de Funès in "The Adventures of Rabbi Jacob" -
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Robert Redford, Tommy Lee Jones, Donald Sutherland, Harrison Ford, Mel Gibson, Liam Neeson or Roger Moore, he had lent his voice to the greatest actors.
He had made himself known on the big screen in films like the
and of course
The Adventures of Rabbi Jacob
The actor Claude Giraud died Tuesday at the age of 84, as reported in the newspaper
From Angelica to Rabbi Jacob
Born in Chamalières, Auvergne, in 1936, Claude Giraud was first a theater actor, his first passion, and even a member of the Comédie-Française.
In the cinema, after his debut with Marcel Carné in
, he toured with Roger Vadim (
), but it was above all his role as Philippe de Plessis-Bellières, lover of Angélique, marquise des Anges who made him known to the General public.
The consecration, and his best-known role still today, comes with the character of Mohamed Larbi Slimane in
, alongside Louis De Funès.
In contrast, it is worth remembering that Claude Giraud was also a voice actor, and the French voice of Robert Redford and Tommy Lee Jones in twenty films, Alan Rickman and therefore Servus Rogue in the
, Liam Neeson in
, Patrick Stewart in
or Harrison Ford in the first
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