Michel Galabru is a French actor born on October 27, 1924 in Safi, Morocco, at the time part of French North-Africa.
Over the course of his career, Galabru appeared in over 200 movies and worked with renowned directors such as Bertrand Blier, Costa Gavras, Luc Besson for Subway and Jean-Luc Godard. He is also known for his numerous collaboration with Louis de Funès " le gendarme de St Tropez, le gendarmes se marie, Le gendarme et les extra-terrestres, le gendarme en balade, le gendarme à New York, le gendarme et les gendarmettes, le petit baigneur, l'avare, nous irons a Deauville ( with Michel Serrault ) , JO "... In 1977, Galabru received a César for best actor for his portayal of Joseph Bouvier in Bertrand Tavernier's The Judge and the Assassin. And actor collaboration with Michel Serrault in la cage aux folles and la cage aux folles 2 , la cage aux folles 3 , le viager , les gaspars , le room service , Antonio Vilvaldi un prince a Venise and l'ibis rouge ...
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Subway is a 1985 French film directed by Luc Besson, starring Isabelle Adjani and Christopher Lambert and is part of the Cinema du look movement. The film was a reflection of the marginalised Génération Mitterrand of the 1980s. Themes of the film include young people without family connections being monitored and policed by older people, the rejection of capitalist society and 'high' culture being usurped by Pop Culture. Having stolen some compromising documents, a man known as Fred (Lambert) takes refuge in the fascinating underground world of the Paris Métro. While the henchmen of the gangster owner of the documents chase him, Fred develops a relation with his young trophy wife Héléna (Adjani) who is getting increasingly bored with her golden cage life. A number of fascinating characters pass by in the storyline, as Fred decides to form a band and perform in the subway. Among the band members are the Drummer (played by Jean Reno) and the Bass Player (Éric Serra), who have since...
Le gendarme et les gendarmettes (Never Play Clever Again) is the sixth and last movie of the Gendarme series starring Louis de Funès.
On the sixth and final episode of the gendarme of Saint-Tropez four young beautiful female police officers come to learn from the "masters" but it turns out they are coping much better with the problem than their teachers
Le gendarme et les extra-terrestres (The Gendarme and the Creatures from Outer Space) is a continuation of the Gendarme series starring Louis de Funès. It is followed by one more film, Le gendarme et les gendarmettes.
The actions once again take place in the small french town of Saint-Tropez.This time the heroes embark on a quest to destroy the aliens that came to their town
Le gendarme en balade is a continuation of the gendarme series starring Louis de Funès. It is translated to The gendarme retires. It is followed by two more films, Le gendarme et les extra-terrestres and Le gendarme et les gendarmettes. It is also preceded by 3 "Le gendarme" films.
Le Gendarme se marie is the continuation of the gendarme series, starring Louis de Funès. It is followed by three more films. The series was started by Le gendarme de Saint-Tropez.
The gendarme Cruchot meet Josepha. He quickly falls in love with her. But Cruchot's Daughter isn't really happy with that, and Will do anything to prevent the Wedding.
Romantically funny, hilarious and Charming. Very good film is maybe the best in the Serie "Le Gendarme". Good entertainment for all ages.
Le gendarme à New York is the sequel to the French comedy film Le gendarme de Saint-Tropez. It stars Louis de Funès as the gendarme.
The Gendarme Cruchot has a really important meeting...on the other side of the world, in New York City! Of course, his 20 years old daughter is there in the Voyage, but she will only cause one thing: trouble!
A very funny film, starring Louis de Funes as the gendarme Cruchot, and Genevieve Grad as Cruchot's Daughter. Entertaining, the Perfect Familly film. See it in French!
Le gendarme de Saint-Tropez is a French comedy film with Louis de Funès. The film mostly takes place in Saint-Tropez, a French commune. Louis de Funès plays Ludovic Cruchot, the sergeant of gendarmerie of Saint-Tropez. It is the first film in The gendarme series, and has spawned five sequels. The title translates to The gendarme from Saint-Tropez.Ludovic Cruchot (played by Louis de Funès), a gendarme in a small French village, has been re-assigned to the seaside commune of Saint-Tropez under the orders of command sergeant major Gerber (played by Michel Galabru).
Soon, the gendarmes find themselves confronted to a major problem: a group of persistent nudists. Cruchot manages to hatch a master plan and succeeds in getting the nude swimmers arrested.
Later, Cruchot discovers that his daughter and the latter's boyfriend have stolen and crashed an expensive sports car into a ditch. Cruchot manages to get the car out, but realizes that the objects he threw out of the car, among which a...
Michel Galabru was born