- Weber, Jacques
- (August 23, 1949, Paris, France-)At age sixteen, he was admitted to the Centre Dramatique de la Rue Blanche (an acting school). A graduate of the Paris Conservatory of Dramatic Art, he made his stage debut in 1969 (Tchao, Marc-Gilbert Sauvajon). He refused to enroll in the Comédie-Française and joined Robert Hossein and his Compagnie Dramatique de Reims. A film actor from 1970 (Raphaël ou le Débauché, Michel Deville), he appeared in about sixty feature films, TV movies, and TV series (he notably performed as Edmond Dantès in Le Comte de Monte-Cristo, Denys de La Patellière). He remains above all a stage actor and director.Filmography1995 ◘ La Mort et le Bûcheron (short)1998 ◘ Don Juan (also screenwriter, adapter, actor; France / Spain / Germany)Television Filmography2002 ◘ Ruy Blas (also actor)2008 ◘ Figaro (also actor)
Encyclopedia of French film directors . Philippe Rège. 2011.