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Also Known As: Francis Desales Died: September 25, 1988
Born: March 23, 1912 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Profession:

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Jean Desailly was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Desailly started his acting career landing roles in such films as "Le Baron de l'Ecluse" (1960), "The Grand Maneuver" (1956) and "Royal Affairs in Versailles" (1957) with Claudette Colbert. He was nominated for a BAFTA Award for "Inspector Maigret" in 1959. He kept working in film throughout the sixties and the seventies, starring in "The Soft Skin" (1964), the crime feature "Comptes A Rebours" (1971) with Serge Reggiani and "Un Flic" (1972). He also appeared in the Richard Burton historical feature "The Assassination of Trotsky" (1972). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the comedy "Je te tiens, tu me tiens par la Barbichette" (1979) with Mimi Coutelier, "Le Professionnel" (1981) and "Le Fou du Roi" (1984). He also appeared in the Michel Volta drama "Equipe de nuit" (1988) and "Les Tisserands du pouvoir" (1988). Desailly most recently acted in the comedy "La Dilettante" (1999) with Catherine Frot.

Jean Desailly was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Desailly started his acting career landing roles in such films as "Le Baron de l'Ecluse" (1960), "The Grand Maneuver" (1956) and "Royal Affairs in Versailles" (1957) with Claudette Colbert. He was nominated for a BAFTA Award for "Inspector Maigret" in 1959. He kept working in film throughout the sixties and the seventies, starring in "The Soft Skin" (1964), the crime feature "Comptes A Rebours" (1971) with Serge Reggiani and "Un Flic" (1972). He also appeared in the Richard Burton historical feature "The Assassination of Trotsky" (1972). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the comedy "Je te tiens, tu me tiens par la Barbichette" (1979) with Mimi Coutelier, "Le Professionnel" (1981) and "Le Fou du Roi" (1984). He also appeared in the Michel Volta drama "Equipe de nuit" (1988) and "Les Tisserands du pouvoir" (1988). Desailly most recently acted in the comedy "La Dilettante" (1999) with Catherine Frot.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Dynasty (james A. Michener's) (1976) Reverend Wheatley
2.
 Moving Violation (1976)
4.
 The Outfit (1974)
6.
 Sergeant Ryker (1968) President of court martial
7.
 FBI Code 98 (1964) Assistant director
8.
 A Majority of One (1962) American embassy representative
9.
 The Police Dog Story (1961) Capt. Dietrich
10.
 Flight That Disappeared (1961) Manson
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