- Giraudeau, Bernard
- (June 18, 1947, La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, France - )He dropped out of school at age fifteen to join the navy as an engineer on the Jeanne d'Arc. He went around the world twice before returning to his native city. In 1971, he attended acting courses and made his stage debut with Jacques Fabbri in Jean Cau's play Pauvre France. From 1973 (Revolver / La Poursuite implacable / Die perfekte Erpressung / USA: Blood in the Streets, Sergio Sollima, France / Italy / West Germany) to 2005 (Chok-Dee, Xavier Durringer), he played supporting and leading roles in more than seventy films.Filmography1991 ◘ L'Autre / L'altro (also screenwriter, dialogist; shot in 1989)◘ Contre l'Oubli / Ecrire contre l'Oubli / Against Oblivion / Lest We Forget (documentary; segment "Pour Ghassan Najjar, Syrie")1996 ◘ Les Caprices d'un Fleuve (also screenwriter, adapter, dialogist, actor)Television Filmography1988 ◘ La Face de l'Ogre1992 ◘ Un Eté glacé2003 ◘ Esquisses philippines (documentary; also screenwriter, producer)
Encyclopedia of French film directors . Philippe Rège. 2011.