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French Actors

By: Ally the Manic Listmak​er

Here are some of the finest actors of yesterday and today whose faces define the cinema of France.

Note: This list is loosely ranked. I couldn’t put everyone at #1, but then again, if an actor is on the list at all, they are worthy of attention.

Note #2: This is probably my only list with such a great number of shirtless pictures!


Jean-Paul Belmondo


Jean-Louis Trintignant


Grégori Derangère


Daniel Auteuil


Gérard Depardieu


Jean Reno


François Cluzet


Dany Boon


Mathieu Almaric


Gad Elmaleh


Guillaume Canet


Stéphane Freiss


Jacques Dutronc


Patrick Bruel


Jacques Gamblin


Roschdy Zem


Benoît Magimel


Melvil Poupaud


Gilles Lellouche


Fabrice Luchini


Jean-Pierre Léaud


Kad Merad


Pierre Arditi


François Berléand


Philippe Noiret


Yvan Attal


Maurice Bénichou


Denis Podalydès


Lambert Wilson


Alain Delon


Michel Piccoli


Jean Gabin


Edouard Baer


Lino Ventura


Dominique Pinon


André Dussollier


Hippolyte Girardot


Jean Rochefort


Jean-Claude Brialy


Jérémie Renier (Belgian)

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Meine Gu

20Jul13

Thank goodness for this list:)

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Abby.

8Sep10

Excellent list Ally

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Ally the Manic Listmaker

3Sep10

Michel - oh wow! There were some names I obviously omitted, but of course Jean-Claude Brialy belongs on the list. I'll add him right away. Cat - thanks!

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Cat

3Sep10

Lovely list, Ally! :)

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