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Nationality  French
Role  Actor
Name  Charles Vanel

Years active  1927-1988
Occupation  Film director, Actor

Full Name  Charles-Marie Vanel
Born  21 August 1892 (1892-08-21) Rennes, France
Died  April 15, 1989, Cannes, France
Albums  Tintin et le mystere de la toison d'or (Mono Version)
Awards  Cannes Best Actor Award, David di Donatello for Best Supporting Actor, Honorary Cesar
Movies  The Wages of Fear, Les Diaboliques, To Catch a Thief, The Truth, Magnet of Doom
Similar People  Henri‑Georges Clouzot, Vera Clouzot, Paul Meurisse, Raymond Bernard, Dario Moreno

Ex-spouse  Arlette Mauricette Bailly

Charles Vanel - Biographie

Charles-Marie Vanel, known as Charles Vanel (21 August 1892 – 15 April 1989) was a French actor and director. He made his screen debut in 1912, in Robert Péguy's Jim Crow, and is perhaps best remembered for his role as a desperate truck driver in Clouzot's acclaimed The Wages of Fear, a film that won both the Golden Bear and Palme d'Or in 1953.

Charles Vanel Charles Vanel 1892 1989 Find A Grave Memorial

In Hitchcock's 1955 film, To Catch a Thief, he played a restaurateur who had served in the French Resistance with Cary Grant. Later in his career he would act alongside Jean-Paul Belmondo (Magnet of Doom) and Klaus Kinski (Golden Night).

In his 77-year career he appeared in more than 200 films.


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