Jesse Beryle Hahn (October 29, 1921 – June 29, 1998) was an American-French character actor who mostly starred in French films. After serving with the Marines in the Second World War, he moved to France in 1949 and took French citizenship. Firstly a musician, he became an actor and starred in film noirs and westerns. A large man, Hahn often appeared in "strong man" roles, such as in Cartouche and Topkapi. Seen mostly as a character actor in French films, he played a rare leading role in Éric Rohmer's The Sign of Leo. Hahn was employed by French movie-maker Jean-Marie Pallardy, becoming one of his recurrent actors, until his retirement. Hahn died at age 76 in Saint-Malo, France.