- Rouland, Jacques
- (November 13, 1929, Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte, Manche, France - June 14, 2002, Bois-Guillaume, Seine-Maritime, France)After completing his musical studies, he performed the songs he wrote in Parisian cabarets. He created his first radio program in 1961 (La Source des Chansons). His brother Jean-Paul and he earned huge popularity with French TV audiences thanks to La Caméra invisible, a show inspired by Candid Camera. He played small parts in a few films, often directed by his friends (1971 Le Viager, Pierre Tchernia; 1974 Vos Gueules les Mouettes!, Robert Dhéry; 1975 Trop c'est trop / USA: Too Much Is Too Much, Christian Gion; 1981 Signé Furax, Marc Simenon; 1982 Les Sous-Doués en Vacances, as himself; 1983 Le Bourreau des cœurs, Christian Gion). He authored several books: 1989 Les Employés du Gag "Gardez le Sourire" "La Caméra invisible" (Calmann-Lévy); 1998 Les Sacapoux 1999 Ma Caméra invisible (Pygmalion); 2001 Les amoureux du 7e Art (J'ai Lu).Filmography1966 ◘ Entends-tu la Mer? (short; also co-screenwriter)1974 ◘ La Gueule de l'Emploi (also screenwriter)Television Filmography◘ Appelez-moi Docteur ou Le Médecin invisible◘ Sacré Farceur (also co-screenwriter, actor)
Encyclopedia of French film directors . Philippe Rège. 2011.