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Gérard Oury played in 2 and created 2 movies in the Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Comedy, War, Music genres.
Gérard Oury got succeed with average imdb rating 10.8.
Father, with actress Jacqueline Roman, of writer Danièle Thompson.
Grandfather of actor Christopher Thompson and actress Caroline Thompson.
Educated at the National Conservatory of Dramatic Art and a one-time member of the Com?die-Fran?aise.
A classic stage actor (Racine's "Brittanicus") and then star and support actor of European and American film adventures, he turned to comedy as a director and helmed a string of successful comedies featuring his country's top actors (Bourvil, Louis de Funès, Jean-Paul Belmondo, etc.) His (La grande vadrouille (1966)) retains the record for attendance by a French movie, and was only dethroned as the top ticket-seller ever in France by Titanic.
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