Roger Hanin

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Birthday
20, 1925
Birthplace
Algeria
Death Date
Feb 11, 2015 (89)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
20, 1925
Birthplace
Algeria
Death Date
Feb 11, 2015 (89)

About

Although he also appeared in Breathless, Le Miracle des Loups, and numerous other French films, Hanin is best known for his starring role in the long-running police series, Navarro.

Before Fame

Early in his career, he played a bodyguard in a 1953, Bernard Borderie-directed feature titled La Môme Vert-de-Gris.

Trivia

He wrote the screenplay for a Moscow Film Festival Special Prize-winning film called Hell Train.

Family Life

Born Roger Levy, he grew up in Algeria (then called French Algeria) as a member of a Jewish family. Through his marriage to Christine Gouze-Renal, he became the brother-in-law of French President Francois Mitterrand.

Associated With

He and French director Claude Chabrol co-wrote two 1960s films -- Code Name: Tiger and Our Agent Tiger.

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