Louis De Funes

Louis De Funes bio

Birth Name: Louis Germain de Funes de Galarza

Occupation: Movie Actor

Place Of Birth: France

Date Of Birth: July 31, 1914

Date Of Death: January 27, 1983

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: French

Louis De Funes was born on the 31st of July, 1914. He was popular for being a Movie Actor. One of the great French comedic actors of the Twentieth century, he played more than a hundred roles each in the cinema and on stage. Recognized as the most popular French movie star of the late 1960s, he became known for his extensive repertoire of bold facial expressions.

Louis De Funes was born in France. After dropping out of Paris’ Lycée Condorcet, he worked as a jazz pianist. He later began his acting career in the theatre, making his film debut in 1945 in La Tentation de Barbizon. He rose to fame after appearing in director Jean Girault’s 1963 comedy film Pouic-Pouic.

Louis De Funes was a Leo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Louis Germain de Funes de Galarza is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Louis De Funes kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Louis De Funes was born in the Year of the Tiger.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Louis Germain de Funes de Galarza
RELIGION: Roman Catholic
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Louis De Funes was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: Louis De Funes was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: Louis De Funes had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

Louis De Funes’s birth sign is Leo and he had a ruling planet of Sun.

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