Louis de Funès

French actor and comedian

Louis de Funès (31 July 1914 – 27 January 1983), born Louis Germain David de Funès de Galarza, was a popular French actor and comedian. He is known for working with Bourvil and Fernandel. He was also a movie director. He appeared in over 200 movies since his career began in 1945.

Louis de Funès
Louis Germain David de Funès de Galarza

(1914-07-31)31 July 1914
Died27 January 1983(1983-01-27) (aged 68)
Other namesFufu
Occupation(s)Actor, comedien
Years active1945 - 1982
Height1.64 m (5 ft 5 in) [1]
Spouse(s)Germaine Louise Élodie Carroyer (1936–1942)
Jeanne Augustine Barthélemy (1943–1983)

He died from a massive stroke in Nantes, Loire-Atlantique, France, aged 68.


  1. "Louis de Funčs Height - How tall is Louis de Funčs?". Talltask.com. Archived from the original on 2013-02-27. Retrieved 2012-08-09.

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