Fernandel

Born in May 8th, 1903

From Marseille, France

Fernandel Biography

Fernand Joseph Désiré Contandin (8 May 1903 – 26 February 1971), better known as Fernandel, was a French actor and singer. Born in Marseille, France, to Désirée Bedouin and Denis Contandin, originating in Perosa Argentina, an Occitan town located in the province of Turin. He was a comedy star who first gained popularity in French vaudeville, operettas, and music-hall revues.

His stage name originated from his marriage to Henriette Manse, the sister of his best friend and frequent cinematic collaborator Jean Manse. So attentive was he to his wife that his mother-in-law amusingly referred to him as Fernand d'elle ("Fernand of her"). (Wikipedia)

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Fernandel Filmography

The Cat Poster
June 8, 1975
My Wife's Husband Poster
January 26, 1965
The Cow and I Poster
December 16, 1959
The Law Is the Law Poster
October 10, 1958
Paris Holiday Poster
May 9, 1958
Don Camillo's Last Round Poster
December 30, 1955