Friday, October 15, 2010

Happy 80th Birthday Philippe Leroy

Philippe Leroy-Beaulieu was born on October 15, 1930 in Paris, France. He made his film acting debut in Jacques Becker’s “Le Trou” (1960). Moving to Italy he then took on five to six film appearances a year for the next four decades. Among his most famous films were “55 Days in Peking” (1963), “The Night Porter” (1974), “La Femme Nikita” (1990), “In Love and War” (1996) and in “Mother of Tears” (2007). Leroy appeared in three Euro-westerns, “Yankee” (1966), “Panhandle .38" (1972), and “A Man Called Blade” (1977). He’s recently been a regular as Vescovo on Terence Hill’s popular Italian TV series “Don Mateo”. Leroy is the father of a actress Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu [1963- ]. Today we celebrate the 80th birthday of Philippe Leroy.

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