Yves Montand
French actor
Yves Montand
Yves Montand was an Italian-born French actor and singer.
Biography
Yves Montand's personal information overview.
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Madonna's W.E. Reviews: Movie Lambasted at Venice Film Festival - Alt Film Guide (blog)
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Later on, there were Al Jolson, Bing Crosby, Doris Day, Frank Sinatra, Yves Montand, Elvis Presley, Charles Aznavour, Barbra Streisand, and the list goes on and on until we get to Madonna, whose sophomore directorial effort, WE., has just premiered out
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Miller's 'The Crucible' opens Hartford Stage season - Danbury News Times
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In fact, the first film version of the play was made in France in 1956 with Yves Montand and Simone Signoret in the leading roles. Edelstein thinks the play has gotten better with age, earning its classic stature by living on through countless changes
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Nussbaum and Mueller land juicy out-of-town roles - WBEZ (blog)
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In the original show (also made into a 1970 movie starring Barbra Streisand and Yves Montand), the heroine is drab Daisy Gamble who seeks hypnotherapy to stop smoking at the request of her boyfriend. Under hypnosis, she reveals to her psycho-therapist
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Grand Prix speeds away with win - Toowoomba Chronicle
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Italian-French song-and-dance man Yves Montand played ''former world champion'' Jean-Pierre Sarti. At one point he tells journalist Louise Frederickson (Eva Marie Saint): ''When I see something really horrible, I put my foot down hard because I know
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Film Now Playing - Artvoice
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Co-starring a very miscast Yves Montand, Bob Newhart and a pre-stardom Jack Nicholson. Directed by Vincente Minnelli (Gigi). Thu Aug 25, 7pm. Riviera Theatre, 67 Webster St, N. Tonawanda (692-2413 / www.rivieratheatre.org) THE WAY WE WERE
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Foley Public Library begins free movies third Wednesday of each month - Gulf Coast Newspapers
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21 we will present "Jean De Florette" starring Yves Montand, Gérard Depardieu, Daniel Auteuil and Elisabeth Depardieu. It is a wonderful French film (with English subtitles) that has won numerous awards including Best Film (BAFTA), Best Film (Ceasar),
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This Week in Flagstaff History: County jail was spruced up with new paint - Arizona Daily Sun
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Mt. Elden Drive-in is showing "The Bramble Bush" with Marilyn Monroe and Yves Montand. Show starts at dusk. H. 81 Mon. L. 49 Thurs. Rain all week came to 0.83" total. The Environmental Protection Agency and the Arizona Department of Health Services
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The She Decade - Vanity Fair
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Luckily, she was soon taken up by Simone Signoret and Yves Montand, who ran a kind of salon for artists in their apartment on the Île de la Cité. By the end of her second week in Paris, she was followed everywhere by photographers and reporters,
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The Jazz Scene: Big Bands and Bombshells - Wall Street Journal
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Yet the high point may be two underappreciated songs from Monroe's final musical, "Let's Make Love," an odd duck of a vehicle in which she sang with two international leads, British pop star Frankie Vaughan and suave Frenchman Yves Montand
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Evreux : La pub au régime sec ? - Paris Normandie
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De toutes les tailles et de tous les slogans, ces panneaux « criards et tentateurs » pour reprendre une chanson d'Yves Montand sont aujourd'hui clairement synonymes de pollution visuelle et non plus de curiosité comme à l'époque de la réclame
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King of the castle - Irish Times
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Yves Montand's smooth baritone takes over as the vineyards flicker past and the empty road opens up ahead. I wonder whether all of this meant a downward gear-shift after his days as a consultant in London. It's the opposite, he replies
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French Retromania & The Best Of Les Francofolies de la Rochelle 2011 - The Quietus
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Inside the main indoor venue, La Coursive, there's an exhibition of record sleeves and ephemera devoted to singing/songwriting legends like Serge Gainsbourg, Charles Trénet, Yves Montand, George Brassens and Gilbert Becaud, called Les Voix de Nos
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Marilyn Monroe causes controversy in Chicago - Plus Size Tall
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Marilyn Monroe led a controversial lifestyle having had several affairs with high status people such as Yves Montand, Robert Mitchum and Frank Sinatra. She was also rumored to have had affairs with Robert Kennedy and his brother President John F
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The Classic French Film Festival 07.14.11-07.31.11 - Play by Play
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Directed by Jean-Paul Rappeneau, Le Sauvage also stars Yves Montand and Tony Roberts. Diary of a Country Priest (Journal d'un Curé de Campagne; July 29, 7:30 pm) won the grand prize at the 1951 Venice International Film Festival and, if that's not
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Kitchen fun! - Philippine Star
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That accordion will be playing in the background like an old Yves Montand movie. If I'm feeling low-energy and need to speed things up, I have an '80s music play list and I'm “dancing with myself” Billy Idol style as I stir up a good soup!
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Roland Petit - Telegraph.co.uk
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These ballets caused a sensation worldwide and Petit and Jeanmaire swiftly became the most exciting names in French dance, closely associating with Jean Cocteau, Edith Piaf, Yves Montand and the new intellectuals of Left Bank Paris
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Bastille Day with French music - Santa Rosa Press Democrat
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They'll perform French chanson and bal musette (dances) from the Parisian cafes and dance halls—songs made popular by Edith Piaf, Jacques Brel, Charles Aznavour, Yves Montand and others. Entry: $30/person. For more information, call Michael at 538
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Yves Montand
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1991
    Age 69
    Died on November 9, 1991.
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  • 1988
    Age 66
    Montand's only child, Valentin, his son by his second wife, Carole Amiel, was born in 1988.
    More Details Hide Details In a paternity suit that rocked France, another woman accused Montand of being the father of her daughter and went to court to obtain a DNA sample from him. Montand refused, but the woman persisted after his death. In a court ruling that made international headlines, the woman won the right to have Montand exhumed and a sample taken. The results indicated that he was probably not the girl's biological father. Signoret and Montand had a home in Autheuil-Authouillet, Normandy, where the main village street is named after him, In his later years he maintained a home in St Paul de Vence, Provence, until his death from a heart attack. In an interview, Jean-Jacques Beineix said, "He died on the set IP5: The Island of Pachyderms... On the very last day, after his very last shot. It was the very last night and we were doing retakes. He finished what he was doing and then he just died. And the film tells the story of an old man who dies from a heart attack, which is the same thing that happened!" Montand is interred next to his first wife, Simone Signoret, in Père Lachaise Cemetery in Paris.
  • 1986
    Age 64
    In 1986, after his international box-office draw power had fallen off considerably, the 65-year-old Montand gave one of his most memorable performances, as the scheming uncle in the two-part film: Jean de Florette, co-starring Gérard Depardieu, and Manon des Sources, co-starring Emmanuelle Béart.
    More Details Hide Details The film was a worldwide critical hit and raised Montand's profile in the US, where he made an appearance on Late Night with David Letterman.
  • 1985
    Age 63
    The marriage was, by all accounts, fairly harmonious, lasting until her death in 1985, although Montand had a number of well-publicized affairs, notably with Marilyn Monroe, with whom he starred in one of her last films, Let's Make Love.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1951
    Age 29
    In 1951, he married Simone Signoret, and they co-starred in several films throughout their careers.
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  • 1948
    Age 26
    Following the success of the recording of this song by the Sœurs Étienne in 1948, he decided to record it.
    More Details Hide Details During his career, Montand acted in a number of American motion pictures as well as on Broadway. He was nominated for a César Award for "Best Actor" in 1980 for I comme Icare and again in 1984 for Garçon!
  • 1947
    Age 25
    In October 1947, he sang Mais qu’est-ce que j’ai? (music by Henri Betti and lyrics by Édith Piaf) at the Théâtre de l'Étoile.
    More Details Hide Details The composer of this song had him offer also sing C'est si bon he had written but Yves Montand refused.
  • 1944
    Age 22
    In 1944, he was discovered by Édith Piaf in Paris and she made him part of her act.
    More Details Hide Details Montand went on to international recognition as a singer and actor, starring in numerous films. His recognizably crooner songs, especially those about Paris, became instant classics. He was one of the most famous performers at Bruno Coquatrix's famous Paris Olympia music hall, and toured with musicians including Didi Duprat.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1923
    Age 1
    Montand's family left for France in 1923 because of Italy's Fascist regime.
    More Details Hide Details He grew up in Marseille, where, as a young man, he worked in his sister's beauty salon (Salon de Coiffure), and later on the docks. He began a career in show business as a music-hall singer.
  • 1921
    Born
    Born on October 13, 1921.
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