French actor and theatre director

Jean Marais is ...

Dead
Born 11 Dec 1913 in Cherbourg
Died 8 Nov 1998 in Cannes
Age84 years, 10 months
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Jean Marais
Jean Marais
French Actor Jean Marais in Orphée. Photograph by Carl Van Vechten, 14 October 1949. From the Carl Van Vechten Collection at the Library of Congress More Carl Van Vechten photography | More portraits of actors [PD] This picture is in the public domain

About Jean Marais

Jean-Alfred Villain-Marais, also known as Jean Marais (French: [ʒɑ̃ maʁɛ]; 11 December 1913 – 8 November 1998), was a French actor, writer, director and sculptor. He performed in over 100 films and was the muse of acclaimed director Jean Cocteau. In 1996, he was awarded the French Legion of Honor for his contributions to French Cinema.

He is also known as Jean-Alfred Villain-Marais.

Death

Marais died from cardiovascular disease in Cannes, Alpes-Maritimes, in 1998. He is interred in the Village cemetery at Vallauris, near Antibes.

Films

Jean Marais has worked on the following films:

Stealing Beauty
1996 film by Bernardo Bertolucci
1996
Royal Affairs in Versailles
1954 film by Sacha Guitry
1954
Les Misérables
1995 French film set in the early- to mid-20th century
1995
If Paris Were Told to Us
1956 film by Sacha Guitry
1956
Elena and Her Men
1956 film by Jean Renoir
1956
Fantômas
1964 film by Haroun Tazieff, André Hunebelle
1964
The Eagle with Two Heads
1948 film by Jean Cocteau
1948
Peau d'Âne
1970 French musical film directed by Jacques Demy
1970
Fantômas se déchaîne
1965 film by Haroun Tazieff, André Hunebelle
1965
Austerlitz
1960 film by Abel Gance
1960
Fantômas contre Scotland Yard
1967 film by André Hunebelle
1967
Le Bonheur
1935 French film
1935
My American Uncle
1980 French film
1980
Pontius Pilate
1962 film by Irving Rapper, Gian Paolo Callegari
1962
Le Bossu
1959 film by André Hunebelle
1959
The Count of Monte Cristo
1954 film by Robert Vernay
1954
Le Capitaine Fracasse
1961 film by Pierre Gaspard-Huit
1961
L'honorable Stanislas, agent secret
1963 film by Jean-Charles Dudrumet
1963
Thomas the Impostor
1964 film by Georges Franju
1964
White Nights
Italian film, 1957
1957
Les Mystères de Paris
1962 film by André Hunebelle
1962
Romulus and the Sabines
1961 film by Richard Pottier
1961
Captain Blood
1960 film by André Hunebelle
1960
Pleins feux sur Stanislas
1965 film by Jean-Charles Dudrumet
1965
Futures vedettes
1955 film by Marc Allégret
1955
Le Miracle des loups
1961 film by André Hunebelle
1961
Le Masque de fer
French-Italian film, 1962
1962
Bizarre, Bizarre
1937 film by Marcel Carné
1937
Le Secret de Mayerling
1949 film by Jean Delannoy
1949
La Tour, prends garde !
1958 film by Georges Lampin
1958
Boum sur Paris
1954 film by Maurice de Canonge
1954
La Vie à deux
1958 film by Clément Duhour
1958
Amour de poche
1957 film by Pierre Kast
1957
Dortoir des grandes
1953 film by Henri Decoin
1953
Napoléon II l'Aiglon
1961 film by Claude Boissol
1961
The Saint Lies in Wait
1967 film by Christian-Jaque
1967
Le Guérisseur
1953 film by Yves Ciampi
1953
Les Miracles n'ont lieu qu'une fois
1951 film by Yves Allégret
1951
Testament of Orpheus
1960 film by Jean Cocteau
1960
Voice of Silence
1953 Italian drama film
1953
Sept hommes et une garce
1967 film by Bernard Borderie
1967
Le Château de verre
French film, 1950
1950
I Don Giovanni della Costa Azzurra
1962 film by Vittorio Sala
1962
The Royalists
1947 film by Henri Calef
1947
Aux yeux du souvenir
1948 film by Jean Delannoy
1948
Chaque jour a son secret
1958 film by Claude Boissol
1958
L'Amour, Madame
1952 French film by Gilles Grangier
1952
Chantons sous l'Occupation
1976
La Princesse de Clèves
1961 film by Jean Delannoy
1961
L'Éternel retour
1943 film by Jean Delannoy
1943
Parking
1985 film by Jacques Demy
1985
Toute la ville accuse
1956 film by Claude Boissol
1956
Dans les rues
1933 film by Victor Trivas
1933
Man from Cocody
1965 film by Christian-Jaque
1965
Julietta
1953 film by Marc Allégret
1953
L'Appel du destin
French film, 1953
1953
Le Lit à colonnes
1942 film by Roland Tual
1942
Les Amants de minuit
1953 film by Roger Richebé
1953
Les Enfants du naufrageur
1992 film by Jérôme Foulon
1992
Nez de cuir
1951 film by Yves Allégret, Mauro Bolognini
1951
Nights of Fire
1937 film by Marcel L'Herbier
1937
Le Pavillon brûle
1941 French comedy drama film
1941
Goubbiah, mon amour
1956 film by Robert Darène
1956
Train d'enfer
1965 film by Gilles Grangier
1965
L'Épervier
1933 film by Marcel L'Herbier
1933
Typhon sur Nagasaki
1957 film by Yves Ciampi
1957
Abused Confidence
French film, 1937
1937
Les Hommes nouveaux
1934 film by Marcel L'Herbier
1934
Le Paria
1969 film by Claude Carliez
1969
Le Scandale
1934 film by Marcel L'Herbier
1934
Carmen
1945 film by Christian-Jaque
1945
L'Aventurier
1934 film by Marcel L'Herbier
1934
La Provocation
1970 film by André Charpak
1970
Voyage sans espoir
1943 film by Christian-Jaque
1943
S.O.S. Noronha
1957 film by Georges Rouquier
1957
Le Jouet criminel
1969 film by Adolfo Arrieta
1969
Patate
1964 film by Robert Thomas
1964
Ruy Blas
1948 film by Pierre Billon
1948