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Claude Laydu (1927–2011)

Claude Laydu was born on March 10, 1927 in Brussels, Belgium. He was an actor and writer, known for Diary of a Country Priest (1951), Rasputin (1954) and Sinfonia d'amore (1956). He was married to Christine Laydu. He died on July 29, 2011 in Massy, Essonne, France. See full bio »


(age 84) in Massy, Essonne, France

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Known For

Diary of a Country Priest Priest of Ambricourt (Curé d'Ambricourt)
Rasputin Héliodore
Sinfonia d'amore Franz Schubert
Italienisches Capriccio Carlo Goldoni


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 1995 Nounours (TV Series short)
Le marchand de sable (voice)
 1979 Le destin de Priscilla Davies (TV Movie)
Le caissier
 1962-1966 Bonne nuit les petits (TV Series short)
Le marchand de sable / Ulysse, le marchand de sable
- Départ en vacances chez Cornichon (1966) ... Le marchand de sable (voice)
- Nounours lit le journal (1965) ... Le marchand de sable (voice)
- Nicolas et Pimprenelle préparent Noël (1964) ... Le marchand de sable (voice)
- Nounours collectionneur (1964) ... Le marchand de sable (voice)
- Pimprenelle pâtissière (1964) ... Le marchand de sable (voice)
 1961 Italienisches Capriccio
Carlo Goldoni
 1960 The Carmelites
Le Chevalier de la Force
 1957 The Wheel (1957)
Roland Pelletier
 1956 Sinfonia d'amore
Franz Schubert
 1956 Altair
Mario Rossi
 1955 The Price of Love
Pierre Ménard
 1954 Attila
Valentiniano Caesar
 1954 Rasputin
 1953 Napoleon Road
Pierre Marchand
 1953 I Was a Parish Priest
Padre Andrés Mendoza
 1953 Le bon Dieu sans confession
Roland Dupont
 1952 Le chemin de Damas
 1952 Are We All Murderers?
Philippe Arnaud
 1952 Heart of the Casbah
 1951 Trip to America
François Soalhat
 1951 Diary of a Country Priest
Priest of Ambricourt (Curé d'Ambricourt)
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He has an entry in Jean Tulard's "Dictionnaire du Cinéma. Les Acteurs", published in Paris, in May 2007, by Editions Robert Laffont/Collection Bouquins, page 670 (ISBN: 978-2-221-10895-6). See more »

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