Jean-Pierre Bernard

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Jean-Pierre Bernard (22 January 1933 – 7 July 2017) was a French movie, television and stage actor.[1] He was born in Paris. He has appeared in many French movies over a 50-year period and became known internationally for his role of a French climber named Jean-Paul Montaigne in the 1975 movie The Eiger Sanction that was directed by and starred Clint Eastwood.

Bernard studied at the French National Academy of Dramatic Arts. His French language movie appearances include: Adelaide (1968) directed by Jean-Daniel Simon, Le Soulier de satin (1985) directed by Manoel de Oliveira and Mon ami le traître (1988) directed by José Giovanni .[2]

Bernard died on 7 July 2017 in Paris of stomach cancer, aged 84.[3]

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  1. Jean-Pierre Bernard at leasarchiveduspectacle (French language). Retrieved 11 May 2014
  2. Jean Pierre Bernard at frenchfilms.info. Retrieved 11 May 2014
  3. "Le comédien Jean-Pierre Bernard est mort à l'âge de 84 ans". ledauphine.com. Retrieved 11 July 2017.

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