Gérard Hernandez

Julio Gerardo "Gérard" Hernandez (born 20 January 1933) is a Spanish-French actor and voice actor.

Gérard Hernandez
Hernandez in 2008
Born
Julio Gerardo Hernandez

(1933-01-20) 20 January 1933
NationalitySpanish
French
OccupationActor, voice actor
Years active1955–present
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
TelevisionPère et Maire
Scènes de Ménages

Biography

Hernandez was born in Valladolid, Spain and was naturalized French only in 1975.[1] He is mostly famous for his mustache and for having voiced several live-action/cartoon characters, including Gonzo in the French dubbed version of The Muppet Show, Professor Moriarty in the French dubbed version of Sherlock Hound, Papa Smurf and Grouchy Smurf in the French dubbed version of The Smurfs (1981) and the film of the same name.

In films, he only had supporting roles. He is famous for his collaboration with Jean-Pierre Marielle and Philippe Noiret in the French film Coup de Torchon (1981) directed by Bertrand Tavernier.

He was famous on television in the 1970s and 1980s, where he was a regular guest in game shows like Les Jeux de 20 heures on FR3 and L'Académie des neuf on Antenne 2. He also hosted the game show Les Affaires sont les Affaires on Canal+ in the mid-1980s.

He has also voiced Franz Sanchez (Robert Davi) in the French dubbed version of James Bond film Licence to Kill (1989).

He portrays the regular role of Commissaire Perret in the French TV series Père et Maire from 2002 to 2009. He plays Raymond in the sitcom Scènes de Ménages since 2009 on M6.

Filmography

Films

  • La Meilleure Part (1955) ... Gonzalez
  • Méfiez-vous fillettes (1957) ... hotel customer
  • The Lovers of Montparnasse (1957)
  • The Hole (1959) ... a prisoner
  • La Belle Américaine (1961) ... Gruau, a policeman
  • Le Crime ne paie pas (1961) ... witness of accident
  • Les Combinards (1966) ... abbot
  • Le Cerveau (1968) ... an agent
  • Les Gaspards (1974) ... Hervé Balzac, police inspector
  • Attention les yeux! (1976) ... restaurant owner
  • D'amour et d'eau fraîche (1976) ... Ben
  • Cours après moi que je t'attrape (1976) ... Grandpré
  • The Porter from Maxim's (1976) ... Hernandez
  • Bobby Deerfield (1977) ... Carlos Del Montanara
  • La Nuit, tous les chats sont gris (1977) ... bistrot owner
  • Les Ringards (1978) ... prison governor
  • Coup de tête (1979) ... inspector
  • C'est pas moi, c'est lui (1979) ... pottery seller
  • Rodriguez au pays des merguez (1980) ... Gongormatz
  • Signé Furax (1980) ... Asti Spumante
  • Coup de Torchon (1981) ... Leonelli
  • Sanguine (1988) ... Alvaro
  • L'Invité surprise (1988) ... casino owner
  • La Femme du cosmonaute (1998) ... Professor Klavel
  • La Dilettante (1999) ... police inspector
  • A Crime in Paradise (2000) ... Jacky

Television

  • Les Cinq Dernières Minutes (1960) ... building painter (1 episode)
  • Les Évasions célèbres (1972) ... Mazarin (1 episode)
  • Le Temps des as (mini-series) (1978) ... Bachereau
  • Le Roi qui vient du Sud (1979) ... Concini
  • Toutes griffes dehors (1982) ... Simonès
  • Commissaire Moulin (1989) ... José Ribeira (1 episode)
  • C'est quoi ce petit boulot? (1991) ... Ben
  • Bonnes Vacances (1998) ... Legendre
  • La Surprise (2000) ... Philippe Charbier
  • Père et Maire (2002–09) ... Commissaire Perret
  • Mer belle à agitée (TV film) (2004) ... Albert
  • Scènes de Ménages (2009–present) ... Raymond

Voice actor

Film dubbings

TV series

Animated series

Animated films

Theater

Comedian
Stage director
  • La Peau du personnage (2005), Le Funambule Montmartre

Awards and nominations

  • Molière Award for Best Supporting Actor for Sans rancune, 1992
  • Molière Award for Best Supporting Actor for Le Dîner de cons, 1994
  • Grand Prix Award for Best Actor of Sitcom for Scènes de Ménages, 2012

References

  1. "Gérard Hernandez joue un flic revenu de tout". Le Parisien (in French). Retrieved 16 February 2004.
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