Claude Giraud, alongside Louis de Funès in "The Adventures of Rabbi Jacob" -


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

La Montagne


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

Les Tricheurs

, he toured with Roger Vadim (

La Ronde

), 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

Rabbi Jacob

, 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

Harry Potter


, Liam Neeson in

Schindler's List

, Patrick Stewart in

Star Trek


or Harrison Ford in the first

Indiana Jones



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