Jacques Ary was born Henri Beauger on November 23, 1919 in Saint-Sulpice, Laulière, Haute Vienne, Limousin, France. In the late 1940s, he worked in cabaret and theater, especially with the team Branquignols before becoming a recurring actor in French cinema. In the 1950s he played repeatedly under the direction of Jean Boyer Pierre, André Hunebelle and Jean Bastia. During his career, he shared scenes with Fernandel and Louis de Funes, especially in “Sénéchal le magnifique” by Jean Boyer (1957) and “Le Corniaud de Gérard Oury”.
Ary was the co-writer of the Euro-western film “Dynamite Jack” (1960) directed by Jean Bastia and starring Fernandel.
Jacques died of a myocardial infraction on September 23, 1974 in Paris, France.
Today we remember Jacques Ary on what would have been his 95th birthday.