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Jacques François

Jacques François

May 16, 1920, Paris, France
Henri Jacques Daniel Paul François, known as Jacques François was a French actor. During a sixty-year career he appeared in more than 120 films and over 30 stage productions. In 1948 he went to Hollywood with a view to playing the lead in Letter from an Unknown Woman but the part went to Louis Jourdan. After appearing alongside Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers as the playwright Jacques Pierre Barredout in The Barkleys of Broadway he returned to France.\nFrançois regularly dubbed Gregory Peck into French.\nDuring World War 2, he served as a Captain in the French First Army under General de Lattre.