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Robert Hossein


1927

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The actor Robert Hossein was born as Robert Hosseinoff in Paris. His father was the composer André Hossein who also composed some scores for movies with Robert Hossein in the 60's.

Robert Hossein decided to become an actor and attended the acting school of René Simon.
First he worked at different theaters in Paris where he also wrote first script, moreover he also staged some plays, an activity he also used in the film business.

He made his film debut at the end of the 40's with "Le diable boiteux" (48) and "Aux yeux du souvenir" (48). But only from the middle of the 50's he became established as a film star and often impersonated negative characters.
To these movies belong "Du rififi chez les hommes" (55), "Les salauds vont en enfer" (56) - this was also his first movie as a director, "Méfiez-vous fillettes" (57), "Du rififi chez les femmes" (59) and "La nuit des espions" (59).

It followed the height of his career in the 60's. His popularity expanded beyond the French border and culminated in the movies round "Angélique".
To his well-known productions belong "Les canailles" (60), "Madame Sans-Gêne" (61), "Le meurtrier" (63), "Angélique, marquise des anges" (64), "The Dirty Game - Spione unter sich" (65), "Angélique et le roy" (66), "J'ai tué Raspoutine" (67), "Maldonne" (68) and "La vie, l'amour, la mort" (69).

His activities in front of the camera diminished a little bit from the 70's but he still was able to impersonate impressive roles and his big screen presence and later on TV kept unbroken.
He took part in movies like "Le juge" (71), "Le casse" (71), "Un meurtre est un meurtre" (72), "Un officier de police sans importance" (73), "Démons de midi" (79), "Les uns et les autres" (81), "Le professionnel" (81), "Lévy et Goliath" (87), "L'affaire" (94) and "San Antonio" (04).

Robert Hossein was married with the actress Marina Vlady and scriptwriter Caroline Eliacheff, his today's wife is the actress Candice Patou.
He was never considered for the César as an actor, but in 1983 he got an nomination as a scriptwriter for "Les Misérables" (82).
 

Other movies with Robert Hossein: 
Quai des blondes (54) Série noire (55) Pardonnez nos offenses (56) Crime et châtiment (56) Sait-on jamais... (57) La liberté surveillée (58) Toi le venin (58) Des femmes disparaissent (59) La sentence (59) Les scélérats (59) La menace (60) Le goût de la violence (61) Le jeu de la vérité (61) Les petits matins (62) Le repos du guerrier (62) Le Monte-Charge (62) Les grands chemins (62) La vice et la vertu (63) Commissaire mène l'enquête: Pour qui sonne le... (63) Chair de poule (63) Les yeux cernés (64) La mort d'un tueur (64) Banco à Bangkok pour OSS 117 (64) Le vampire de Düsseldorf (65) La fabuleuse aventure de Marco Polo (65) Le tonnerre de Dieu (65) Brigade antigangs (66) La seconde vérité (66) Madamigella di Maupin (66) La lonague marche (66) La musica (67) Indomptable Angélique (67) Lamiel (67) L'homme qui trahit la mafia (67) Angélique et le sultan (68) Niente rose per OSS 117 (68) La petite vertu (68) La leçon particulière (68) La femme écarlate (68) La battaglia di El Alamein (69) Une corde, un colt (69) Le voleur de crimes (69) La battaglia del deserto (69) Le temps des lpups (69) Nell'anno del Signore (69) Las bellas (69) Point de chute (70) La part des lions (71) Hellé (72) Don Juan ou si Don Juan était une femme... (73) Vogue la galère (73) Prêtres interdits (73) Le tour d'écrou (74) Le protecteur (74) Le faux-cul (75) L'amant de poche (78) Emmenez-moi au théâtre: Pas d'orchidées pour Miss Blandisch (78) Le gran pardon (82) Surprise Party (83) Le caviar rouge (86) Un homme et une femme, 20 ans déjà (86) La croisade des enfants (88) Les enfants du désordre (89) Serie "Le gorille: Le pavé du gorille" (90) Les Misérables (95) M.D.C. - Maschera de cera (97) Vénus beauté (institut) (99) Gialloparma (99) 

Director:
Les salauds vont en enfer (56) Pardonnez nos offenses (56) Toi le venin (58) La nuit des espions (59) Les scélérats (59) Le goût de la violence (61) Le jeu de la vérité (61) Les yeux cernés (64) La mort d'un tueur (64) Le vampire de Düsseldorf (65) J'ai tué Raspoutine (67) Une corde, un colt (69) Point de chute (70) Les Misérables (82) Les Misérables (85) Le caviar rouge (86)

Writer:
Pardonnez nos offenses (56) Toi le venin (58) La nuit des espions (59) Le goût de la violence (61) Les yeux cernés (64) Le vampire de Düsseldorf (65) J'ai tué Raspoutine (67) Une corde, un colt (69) Point de chute (70) Six hommes en question (72) Les Misérables (85) Le caviar rouge (86)


 
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