- Santi, Jacques
- (Jacques Djoubi / March 11, 1939, Paris, France - March 28, 1988, Paris, France)After briefly studying medicine and attending René Simon's acting classes, he made his film debut in La Dénonciation / UK: The Denunciation / USA: The Immoral Moment (Jacques Doniol-Valcroze). He played only supporting roles in films but became a popular TV actor thanks to Les Chevaliers du Ciel / USA: The Aeronauts TV series (1967-1969). Probably unsatisfied with his acting career, he turned an assistant director (1974 Vincent, François, Paul . . . et les Autres / Tre amici le mogli e affetuosamente le altre / USA: Vincent, François, Paul and the Others, Claude Sautet, France / Italy; 1975 Le Vieux fusil / Das alte Gewehr / Abschied in der Nacht / USA: The Old Gun, Robert Enrico, France / West Germany; 1976 Mado, Claude Sautet, France / Italy / West Germany; 1983 Garçon!, Claude Sautet). He directed only one film before dying of cancer at age forty-nine.Filmography1987 ◘ Flag (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist; France / Canada)
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