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Charles-Marie Vanel, known as Charles Vanel
Charles Vanel
(21 August 1892 – 15 April 1989) was a French actor and director. He made his screen debut in 1912, in Robert Péguy's Jim Crow, and is perhaps best remembered for his role as a desperate truck driver in Clouzot's acclaimed[1] The Wages of Fear, a film that won both the Golden Bear
Golden Bear
and Palme d'Or
Palme d'Or
in 1953. In Hitchcock's 1955 film, To Catch a Thief, he played a restaurateur who had served in the French Resistance
French Resistance
with Cary Grant. Later in his career he would act alongside Jean-Paul Belmondo
Jean-Paul Belmondo
(Magnet of Doom) and Klaus Kinski
Klaus Kinski
(Golden Night). In his 77-year career he appeared in more than 200 films. Selected filmography[edit]

La p'tite du sixième (1917) Miarka (1920) as Mario, le garde-chasse Crépuscule d'épouvante (1921) as Guillaume Brohan La fille de Camargue (1921) Possession (1922) as Dimitri Tempêtes (1922) as Raoul Mauduit Tillers of the Soil (1923) as Bernard Larade The House of Mystery (1923) as Henri Corradin Calvaire d'amour (1923) as Georges Brémond L'autre aile (1923) as Gaston Lager Du crépuscule à l'aube (1923) In the Spider's Web (1924) as Stephen Powers La mendiante de Saint-Sulpice (1924) as Gilbert Rollin La Flambée des rêves (1924) as Lucien Réneval Le vol (1924) as Favier Heart of an Actress
Heart of an Actress
(1924) Pêcheur d'Islande (1924) as Jan Le réveil (1925) as Le Prince Jean Barocco (1925) as Barocco L'Orphelin du Cirque (1926) as Garment, le traitre / Legru The Flame (1926) as Boussat 600,000 Francs a Month (1926) as John Durand La Nuit de la revanche (1926) Nitchevo (1926) as Captain Cartier Charité (1927) The Prey of the Wind
The Prey of the Wind
(1927) as Pierre Vignal Feu! (1927) as Le lieutenant Frémiet Queen Louise (1927-1928) as Napoleon The White Slave (1927) as Dr. Warner Martyre (1927) Die Apachen von Paris (1927) as Bécot Da hält die Welt den Atem an (1928) The Crew (1928) Da hält die Welt den Atem an (1928) The Passenger (1928) Waterloo (1929) as Napoleon Drei Tage auf Leben und Tod - aus dem Logbuch der U.C.1 (1929) as Der Steuermann Die Liebe der Brüder Rott (1929) An Ideal Woman (1929) Les Fourchambault (1929) Chiqué (1930) as Francois Dans la nuit (1930) as L'ouvrier carrier Accused, Stand Up! (1930) as Henri Lapalle L'Arlésienne (1930) as Mitifio, un gardian Le capitaine jaune (1930) as Le capitaine Maison de danses (1931) as Ramon La maison jaune de Rio (1931) as King-Fu / Scalpa Faubourg Montmartre (1931) as André Marco, dit Dédé Wooden Crosses
Wooden Crosses
(1932) as Caporal Breval In the Name of the Law (1932) as Lancelot Daïnah la métisse (1932) as Le mécanicien Michaux Gitanes (1932) as Léon Les Misérables (1934) as Inspecteur Javert Au bout du monde (1934) as Georges Laudy Le Grand Jeu (1934) as Clément Roi de Camargue (1935) as Rampal L'Équipage (1935) as Le lieutenant Maury The Green Domino
The Green Domino
(1935) as Nebel - un sculpteur L'impossible aveu (1935) as Fred Les Bateliers de la Volga (1936) as Le colonel Goreff Michel Strogoff (1936) as Ivan Ogareff La Peur (1936) as Robert Sylvain The Flame (1936) as Victor Boussat They Were Five
They Were Five
(1936) as Charles Billot aka Charlot Jenny (1936) as Benoit Les Grands (1936) as Henri Lormier Port Arthur (1936) as Commander Vassidloff L'Assaut (fr) (1936) as Alexandre Mérital Southern Mail (1937) as L'ambassadeur Herlin Police mondaine (1937) as Salviati Troïka sur la piste blanche (1937) as Michel Steinberg Abused Confidence (1937) as Jacques Ferney Les Pirates du rail (1938) as Henri Pierson La Femme du bout du monde (1938) as Durc, l'officier mécanicien L'occident (1938) as Jean Cadière Légions d'honneur (1938) as Captaine Dabrau Bar du sud (1938) as Le capitaine Olivier S.O.S. Sahara (1938) as Loup Carrefour (1938) as Roger de Vétheuil La Brigade sauvage (1939) as Général Kalitjeff Yamilé sous les cèdres (1939) as le chef maronite Rachid el Hamé La Loi du Nord
La Loi du Nord
(1939) as Le caporal Dalrymple Cristobal's Gold (1940) as Le Coronel - le chef de la police The Marvelous Night
The Marvelous Night
(1940) as Le fermier Le Diamant noir (1941) as François Mitry Les affaires sont les affaires (1942) as Isidore Lechat Promesse à l'inconnue (1942) as Bernard Parker Haut-le-Vent (1942) as François Ascarra Le soleil a toujours raison (1943) as L'homme du mas Les Roquevillard (1943) as Maître François Roquevillard The Woman Who Dared
The Woman Who Dared
(1944) as Pierre Gauthier Hanged Man's Farm (1945) as François Gringalet (1946) as Ravaut Le Bateau à soupe (1946) as Le capitaine Hervé La Cabane aux souvenirs (1947) as Lauragais Le diable souffle (1947) as Laurent La Femme que j'ai assassinée (1948) as François Bachelin In the Name of the Law (1949) as Massaro Turi Passalacqua Vertigine d'amore (1949) as Mugnaio Resplanton / France: Emile Resplandin The Fighting Men (1950) as Don Salvatore Sparaino Hearts at Sea
Hearts at Sea
(1950) as Nostromo Norus The Crossroads (1951) as Lubiani Tragic Spell
Tragic Spell
(1951) as Bastiano The Last Sentence (1951) as Giudice Marco Valsetti Malaire (1952) as Noguère aîné The Wages of Fear
The Wages of Fear
(Le Salaire de la Peur, Henri-Georges Clouzot, 1953) as M. Jo Royal Affairs in Versailles
Royal Affairs in Versailles
(1954) as Monsieur de Vergennes Maddalena (1954) as Giovanni Lamberti L'affaire Maurizius
L'affaire Maurizius
(1954) as Wolf Andergast The Cheerful Squadron (1954) as Il capitano Hurluret Les Diaboliques (Henri-Georges Clouzot, 1955) as Alfred Fichet, le commissaire To Catch a Thief
To Catch a Thief
(Alfred Hitchcock, 1955) as Bertani Tom Toms of Mayumba (1955) as Carlo Leonardi A Missionary (1955) as Père Gauthier Sunset in Naples (1955) Difendo il mio amore (1956) as Verdisio Death in the Garden
Death in the Garden
(1956) as Castin Burning Fuse
Burning Fuse
(1957) as Albatrasse Les Suspects (1957) as Commissaire Perrache Rafles sur la ville (fr) (1958) as Léonce Pozzi, dit "Le Fondu" Le Piège (1958) as Caillé The Mask of the Gorilla (1958) as Colonel Berthomieu Les Naufrageurs (1959) as Marnez Prisoner of the Volga
Prisoner of the Volga
(1959) as Ossip Semjonowitsch La Valse du Gorille (fr) (1959) as Berthomieu dit 'Le Vieux' Pêcheur d'Islande (1959) as L'armateur Mével The Truth (Henri-Georges Clouzot, 1960) as Maître Guérin Maria, Registered in Bilbao (1960) as El viejo Tintin and the Golden Fleece
Tintin and the Golden Fleece
(Tintin et le mystère de la Toison d'or, Jean-Jacques Vierne, 1961) as Père Alexandre La steppa
La steppa
(1962) as Pére Christophore Lo sgarro (1962) Rififi à Tokyo (fr) (1963) as Van Hekken Symphonie pour un massacre (fr) (1963) as Paoli A King Without Distraction (1963) as Le procureur du Roi Magnet of Doom
Magnet of Doom
(1963) as Dieudonné Ferchaux Le Chant du monde (1965) as Marinau, le matelot Shock Troops (1967) as Passevin La prisonnière (1968) as L'invité au vernissage qui dit 'Oui, ça correspond au schéma du bonhomme' (uncredited) Ballade pour un chien (1969) as Viachet Sébastien et la Mary-Morgane
Sébastien et la Mary-Morgane
(1970, TV) as Louis Maréchal Ils (1970) as Le professeur Swaine Comptes à rebours (fr) (1971) as Juliani La nuit bulgare (1972) as Bohringer Gang War in Naples
Gang War in Naples
(1972) as Don Mimo De Ritis The Most Wonderful Evening of My Life
The Most Wonderful Evening of My Life
(1972) as Il Presidente, Giudice Dutz Par le sang des autres (1974) as Le curé Sept morts sur ordonnance (Jacques Rouffio, 1975) as Old Brézé Es herrscht Ruhe im Land (1976) as Großvater Parra Illustrious Corpses (1976) as Procurator Varga Boomerang (1976) as Me Ritter Golden Night (1976) as Charles Fournier À l'ombre d'un été (1976) as Jean Landot Alice or the Last Escapade
Alice or the Last Escapade
(1977) as Henri Vergennes Ne pleure pas (1978) as Le grand-père Le chemin perdu (1980) as Léon Schwarz La Puce et le Privé (1981) as Mathieu Fortier Three Brothers (1981) as Donato Giuranna Si le soleil ne revenait pas
Si le soleil ne revenait pas
(1987) as Anzevui Les Saisons du plaisir (1988) as Charles Van Bergh (final film role)

References[edit]

^ "The 100 Best Films Of World Cinema – 9. The Wages of Fear". Empire. 

External links[edit]

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Cannes
Cannes
Film Festival Best Actor
Actor
Award

1946-1975

Ray Milland
Ray Milland
(1946) Edward G. Robinson
Edward G. Robinson
(1949) Michael Redgrave
Michael Redgrave
(1951) Marlon Brando
Marlon Brando
(1952) Charles Vanel
Charles Vanel
(1953) Spencer Tracy/cast of Bolshaya Semya (1955) John Kitzmiller
John Kitzmiller
(1957) Paul Newman
Paul Newman
(1958) Bradford Dillman/Dean Stockwell/ Orson Welles
Orson Welles
(1959) Anthony Perkins
Anthony Perkins
(1961) Dean Stockwell/Jason Robards/Ralph Richardson/ Murray Melvin
Murray Melvin
(1962) Richard Harris
Richard Harris
(1963) Antal Páger/ Saro Urzì
Saro Urzì
(1964) Terence Stamp
Terence Stamp
(1965) Per Oscarsson
Per Oscarsson
(1966) Oded Kotler
Oded Kotler
(1967) Jean-Louis Trintignant
Jean-Louis Trintignant
(1969) Marcello Mastroianni
Marcello Mastroianni
(1970) Riccardo Cucciolla
Riccardo Cucciolla
(1971) Jean Yanne (1972) Giancarlo Giannini
Giancarlo Giannini
(1973) Jack Nicholson
Jack Nicholson
(1974) Vittorio Gassman
Vittorio Gassman
(1975)

1976-2000

José Luis Gómez
José Luis Gómez
(1976) Fernando Rey
Fernando Rey
(1977) Jon Voight
Jon Voight
(1978) Jack Lemmon
Jack Lemmon
(1979) Michel Piccoli
Michel Piccoli
(1980) Ugo Tognazzi
Ugo Tognazzi
(1981) Jack Lemmon
Jack Lemmon
(1982) Gian Maria Volontè
Gian Maria Volontè
(1983) Alfredo Landa/ Francisco Rabal
Francisco Rabal
(1984) William Hurt
William Hurt
(1985) Michel Blanc/ Bob Hoskins
Bob Hoskins
(1986) Marcello Mastroianni
Marcello Mastroianni
(1987) Forest Whitaker
Forest Whitaker
(1988) James Spader
James Spader
(1989) Gérard Depardieu
Gérard Depardieu
(1990) John Turturro
John Turturro
(1991) Tim Robbins
Tim Robbins
(1992) David Thewlis
David Thewlis
(1993) Ge You (1994) Jonathan Pryce
Jonathan Pryce
(1995) Pascal Duquenne/ Daniel Auteuil
Daniel Auteuil
(1996) Sean Penn
Sean Penn
(1997) Peter Mullan
Peter Mullan
(1998) Emmanuel Schotte (1999) Tony Leung Chiu-wai
Tony Leung Chiu-wai
(2000)

2001-present

Benoît Magimel
Benoît Magimel
(2001) Olivier Gourmet
Olivier Gourmet
(2002) Muzaffer Ozdemir/Emin Toprak (2003) Yūya Yagira (2004) Tommy Lee Jones
Tommy Lee Jones
(2005) Jamel Debbouze/Samy Naceri/Roschdy Zem/Sami Bouajila/Bernard Blancan (2006) Konstantin Lavronenko (2007) Benicio del Toro
Benicio del Toro
(2008) Christoph Waltz
Christoph Waltz
(2009) Javier Bardem/ Elio Germano
Elio Germano
(2010) Jean Dujardin
Jean Dujardin
(2011) Mads Mikkelsen
Mads Mikkelsen
(2012) Bruce Dern
Bruce Dern
(2013) Timothy Spall
Timothy Spall
(2014) Vincent Lindon
Vincent Lindon
(2015) Shahab Hosseini
Shahab Hosseini
(2016) Joaquin Phoenix
Joaquin Phoenix
(2017)

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Honorary César

1976–2000

Ingrid Bergman
Ingrid Bergman
(1976) Diana Ross
Diana Ross
(1976) Henri Langlois
Henri Langlois
(1977) Jacques Tati
Jacques Tati
(1977) Robert Dorfmann (1978) René Goscinny
René Goscinny
(1978) Marcel Carné
Marcel Carné
(1979) Charles Vanel
Charles Vanel
(1979) Walt Disney
Walt Disney
(1979) Pierre Braunberger (1980) Louis de Funès
Louis de Funès
(1980) Kirk Douglas
Kirk Douglas
(1980) Marcel Pagnol
Marcel Pagnol
(1981) Alain Resnais (1981) Georges Dancigers (1982) Alexandre Mnouchkine (1982) Jean Nény (1982) Andrzej Wajda
Andrzej Wajda
(1982) Raimu
Raimu
(1983) René Clément
René Clément
(1984) Georges de Beauregard (1984) Edwige Feuillère
Edwige Feuillère
(1984) Christian-Jaque (1985) Danielle Darrieux
Danielle Darrieux
(1985) Christine Gouze-Rénal (1985) Alain Poiré (1985) Maurice Jarre
Maurice Jarre
(1986) Bette Davis
Bette Davis
(1986) Jean Delannoy
Jean Delannoy
(1986) René Ferracci (1986) Claude Lanzmann
Claude Lanzmann
(1986) Jean-Luc Godard
Jean-Luc Godard
(1987) Serge Silberman (1988) Bernard Blier
Bernard Blier
(1989) Paul Grimault
Paul Grimault
(1989) Gérard Philipe
Gérard Philipe
(1990) Jean-Pierre Aumont
Jean-Pierre Aumont
(1991) Sophia Loren
Sophia Loren
(1991) Michèle Morgan
Michèle Morgan
(1992) Sylvester Stallone
Sylvester Stallone
(1992) Jean Marais
Jean Marais
(1993) Marcello Mastroianni
Marcello Mastroianni
(1993) Gérard Oury
Gérard Oury
(1993) Jean Carmet
Jean Carmet
(1994) Jeanne Moreau
Jeanne Moreau
(1995) Gregory Peck
Gregory Peck
(1995) Steven Spielberg
Steven Spielberg
(1995) Lauren Bacall
Lauren Bacall
(1996) Henri Verneuil
Henri Verneuil
(1996) Charles Aznavour
Charles Aznavour
(1997) Andie MacDowell
Andie MacDowell
(1997) Michael Douglas
Michael Douglas
(1998) Clint Eastwood
Clint Eastwood
(1998) Jean-Luc Godard
Jean-Luc Godard
(1998) Pedro Almodóvar
Pedro Almodóvar
(1999) Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp
(1999) Jean Rochefort
Jean Rochefort
(1999) Josiane Balasko
Josiane Balasko
(2000) Georges Cravenne
Georges Cravenne
(2000) Jean-Pierre Léaud
Jean-Pierre Léaud
(2000) Martin Scorsese
Martin Scorsese
(2000)

2001–present

Darry Cowl (2001) Charlotte Rampling
Charlotte Rampling
(2001) Agnès Varda
Agnès Varda
(2001) Anouk Aimée
Anouk Aimée
(2002) Jeremy Irons
Jeremy Irons
(2002) Claude Rich
Claude Rich
(2002) Bernadette Lafont
Bernadette Lafont
(2003) Spike Lee
Spike Lee
(2003) Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
(2003) Micheline Presle
Micheline Presle
(2004) Jacques Dutronc
Jacques Dutronc
(2005) Will Smith
Will Smith
(2005) Hugh Grant
Hugh Grant
(2006) Pierre Richard
Pierre Richard
(2006) Marlène Jobert
Marlène Jobert
(2007) Jude Law
Jude Law
(2007) Jeanne Moreau
Jeanne Moreau
(2008) Roberto Benigni
Roberto Benigni
(2008) Dustin Hoffman
Dustin Hoffman
(2009) Harrison Ford
Harrison Ford
(2010) Quentin Tarantino
Quentin Tarantino
(2011) Kate Winslet
Kate Winslet
(2012) Kevin Costner
Kevin Costner
(2013) Scarlett Johansson
Scarlett Johansson
(2014) Sean Penn
Sean Penn
(2015) Michael Douglas
Michael Douglas
(2016) George Clooney
George Clooney
(2017) Penélope Cruz
Penélope Cruz
(2018)

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Presidents of the César Awards ceremonies

Jean Gabin
Jean Gabin
(1976) Lino Ventura
Lino Ventura
(1977) Jeanne Moreau
Jeanne Moreau
(1978) Charles Vanel
Charles Vanel
(1979) Jean Marais
Jean Marais
(1980) Yves Montand
Yves Montand
(1981) Orson Welles
Orson Welles
(1982) Catherine Deneuve
Catherine Deneuve
(1983) Gene Kelly
Gene Kelly
(1984) Simone Signoret
Simone Signoret
(1985) Madeleine Renaud
Madeleine Renaud
and Jean-Louis Barrault
Jean-Louis Barrault
(1986) Sean Connery
Sean Connery
(1987) Miloš Forman
Miloš Forman
(1988) Peter Ustinov
Peter Ustinov
(1989) Kirk Douglas
Kirk Douglas
(1990) Sophia Loren
Sophia Loren
(1991) Michèle Morgan
Michèle Morgan
(1992) Marcello Mastroianni
Marcello Mastroianni
(1993) Gérard Depardieu
Gérard Depardieu
(1994) Alain Delon
Alain Delon
(1995) Philippe Noiret
Philippe Noiret
(1996) Annie Girardot
Annie Girardot
(1997) Juliette Binoche
Juliette Binoche
(1998) Isabelle Huppert
Isabelle Huppert
(1999) Alain Delon
Alain Delon
(2000) Daniel Auteuil
Daniel Auteuil
(2001) Nathalie Baye
Nathalie Baye
(2002) — (2003) Fanny Ardant
Fanny Ardant
(2004) Isabelle Adjani
Isabelle Adjani
(2005) Carole Bouquet
Carole Bouquet
(2006) Claude Brasseur
Claude Brasseur
(2007) Jean Rochefort
Jean Rochefort
(2008) Charlotte Gainsbourg
Charlotte Gainsbourg
(2009) Marion Cotillard
Marion Cotillard
(2010) Jodie Foster
Jodie Foster
(2011) Guillaume Canet
Guillaume Canet
(2012) Jamel Debbouze
Jamel Debbouze
(2013) François Cluzet
François Cluzet
(2014) Dany Boon
Dany Boon
(2015) Claude Lelouch
Claude Lelouch
(2016) – (2017)

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