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Henri Génès

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Nationality  French
Role  Actor
Name  Henri Genes
Years active  1953-1980
Occupation  Actor

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Born  July 22, 1919 (1919-07-22) Tarbes, France
Died  August 22, 2005, Paris, France
Spouse  Jeannette Batti (m. 1948–2005)
Movies  The Sucker, The Cabbage Soup, La Grande Vadrouille, The Little Bather, The Miser

Henri Genès et Claude François "Hop di gui di" (live officiel) - Archive INA


Henri Génès (July 2, 1919 in Tarbes- August 22, 2005 in Paris) was a French actor and singer. He was the symbol of the good humor of the South West of France, and he played in more than 80 movies in more than 50 years.

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Born in Tarbes, in southwestern France, he went very young to Paris to get fortune.

He was famous for his chubby silhouette and his southwest accent and he played in small roles as early as 1945 in more than 80 movies such as the ones by Gérard Oury (Le Corniaud, La Grande Vadrouille, Le Cerveau) and by Robert Dhéry (Allez France !, Le Petit Baigneur).

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In parallel he led a career as a singer and in operetta.

Selected filmography

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  • Au diable la vertu (1953)
  • Women of Paris (1953)
  • La Reine Margot (1954)
  • Three Sailors (1957)
  • The Counterfeit Constable (1964)
  • Le Petit Baigneur (1968)
  • Animal (1977)
  • L'avare (1980)
  • Le braconnier de Dieu (1983)

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    Songs

    Fatigue de naissance
    Le facteur de santa cruz
    Les figues d'Algérie

    References

    Henri Génès Wikipedia


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