Add a cover

General information  

Links  

Alias  

  • Marquand Christian

Ratings

This media has not been rated yet.
Be the first one!

To rate this media or to interact with your friends, create a free mediatly account. You'll also be able to collaborate with our growing community and make it you digital entertainment center.

Friends who like

Sign up to see which of your friends like this.

Linked media  

Linking media

Mediatly © 2013

Mediatly, The multimedia social network

Discover new movies and TV shows to watch, novels or comics to read, music to hear and games to play thanks to your friends. It's fast, free, simple and enjoyable!
To start discover a new world, Sign up for free

  
Christian Marquand (1927)

Type :  

  Summary  

Christian Marquand (March 15, 1927 – November 22, 2000) was a French director, actor and screenwriter working in French cinema. A native of Marseille, he was born to a Spanish father and an Arabic mother his sister was film director Nadine Trintignant, and he can be seen as a heartthrob in French movies of the 1950s.

His first film appearance was in Jean Cocteau's La Belle et la Bête in 1946. He was first noticed in Christian-Jaque's Lucrèce Borgia as Lucrezia's lover picked up in Roma streets during Carnival, he is the next day pursued about through a forest like a game at bay by Lucrezia and her brother Cesare (Pedro Armendáriz). In 1956 he was directed by Roger Vadim in Et Dieu créa la femme opposite Brigitte Bardot.

He appeared as the French Naval Commando leader Philippe Kieffer in The Longest Day that led to later roles in American produced films such as Lord Jim and Flight of the Phoenix. He later played the leader of a group of French in Apocalypse Now Redux.

Marquand directed two pictures, the most famous of which was Candy .

  Biography  

 personal life
Marquand was married to Tina Aumont in the 1960s. He died of Alzheimer's disease, aged 73. He was a close friend of Marlon Brando with the actor naming his son Christian after him as did French director Roger Vadim.

Show more

  Played TV shows  

  Movie

  Crew    

  Companies    

  Photos    

  Videos  

  Press reviews    

  User reviews

  Sources

Whole or part of the information contained in this card come from the Wikipedia article "Christian Marquand", licensed under CC-BY-SA full list of contributors here.