Georges Guibourg
(Movies & TV)
Bob Hope
(Movies & TV)
Henri Verneuil
Anita Ekberg
(Movies & TV)
Comedy film
Jacques Tati
(Movies & TV)

See also


Knowledge Identifier: +Fernandel



French actor and singer add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1903.

Countries: France (33%), (25%), Italy (17%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: The Cow and I (film), Georges Guibourg, Bob Hope

Linked to: Berlingot and Company




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Fernandel was born in 1903 add something


In 1930, Fernandel appeared in his first motion picture and for more than forty years he would be France's top comic actor add something


Georges Guibourg - In 1932, he appeared in a motion picture with the comedian Fernandel, and between and the 1950s he appeared in six films as well as serving as the artistic director of three different theatres


Henri Verneuil - In 1947 Henri Verneuil managed to convince the established European film actor Fernandel to appear in his first film


Comedy film - A number of French comedians were able to find an English speaking audience in the 1950s, including Fernandel and Jacques Tati


The Return of Don Camillo - It was the second of five films featuring Fernandel as the Italian priest Don Camillo and his struggles with Giuseppe 'Peppone' Bottazzi the Communist May 1953 or of their rural town


His first Hollywood motion picture was 1956's "Around the World in Eighty Days" in which he played David Niven's coachman add something


His popular performance in that film led to his starring with Bob Hope and Anita Ekberg in the 1958 comedy "Paris Holiday" add something


The Cow and I (film) - It was Fernandel's highest grossing film ever in 1959

Fernandel died in 1971 add something


The Cow and I (film) - Analysing its enduring popularity, a critic in 2017 wrote that the character created by Fernandel embodies: "