LOUIS JOURDAN AUTOGRAPHED INTERNET PRINT


Louis Jourdan was born June 19, 1921. Louis Jourdan is a French film actor. He is known for his roles in several Hollywood films, including The Paradine Case (1947), Gigi (1958), The Best of Everything (1959), and Octopussy (1983). In 1947, Jourdan accepted an offer to appear in The Paradine Case, an Alfred Hitchcock drama starring Gregory Peck. In Hollywood, he became friends with several stars who shared his love of croquet. After a number of American films, most notably the romantic drama Three Coins in the Fountain (1954), he made his Broadway debut in the lead role in Billy Rose’ drama, The Immoralist. He returned to Broadway for a short run in 1955 and that year made his U.S. television debut as Inspector Beaumont in the series Paris Precinct. During the 1950s, Jourdan made several international films, taking the male lead in The Bride Is Much Too Beautiful (1956) with Brigitte Bardot. However, he may be best remembered as the romantic lead opposite Leslie Caron and Maurice Chevalier in the film version of the Colette novella, Gigi (1958). The film earned nine Academy Awards, including Best Picture. Jourdan also co-starred with Frank Sinatra and Shirley MacLaine in the 1960 musical Can-Can. In later years, Jourdan also appeared on television, such as 1977’s Count Dracula for the BBC and the 1978 Columbo episode Murder Under Glass. He later played Anton Arcane in the 1982 film Swamp Thing and its 1989 sequel The Return of Swamp Thing. During the 1970s, he recorded a series of spoken word albums of the Babar books that were released by Caedmon Records. In 1983, he was cast as the villainous Kamal Khan in the James Bond film Octopussy. In 1984, he played the role of Pierre de Coubertin in The First Olympics: Athens 1896, a TV series about the 1896 Summer Olympics. Original Louis Jourdan Autographed internet Print, approx. size 8 1/2 x 11 inches. Regular Price – $ 55.00 / Sale Price – $ 24.95.

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