Philippe Clair

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Philippe Clair

French actor, director, producer, screenwriter, and popular humorist add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1930.

Countries: United States (33%), Israel (33%), France (33%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Jerry Lewis, Six-Day War

Linked to: AlloCine, CNSAD, Télérama




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Philippe Clair was born in 1930 add something


Philippe Clair moved to Paris in 1950 to study acting at the National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts of Paris add something


Six Day War - He continued his work as a singer: in 1967, his sketch "Rien Nasser de courir" which satirized the Six Day War was banned because of its political overtones add something


In 1970, Philippe Clair became the leading director of popular comedy add something


In the 1980s Clair's style of popular comedy went out of favor in France and he stopped producing films add something


In 1984, he managed the greatest coup of his career by casting Jerry Lewis in the film "How Did You Get In- We Didn't See You Leave" add something


Clair retired in 1990 at the age of 60 add something


However, he returned with a production he wrote in 2013 titled, "Help, Philippe Clair returns" add something