Jean-Loup Philippe

Jean-Loup Philippe (born 24 March 1936) is a French actor, writer and director of film and theatre[1] He is best known for his role in Jean Rollin's 1975 horror classic Lèvres de sang.[2] He had collaborated will Rollin on several occasions, having worked on Les paumées du petit matin (1981), Killing Car (1993) and La nuit des horloges (2007).

Jean-Loup Philippe
Born (1936-03-24) March 24, 1936
OccupationActor, writer, director
Years active19562013


Philippe began his acting career in 1956, appearing uncredited in the film En effeuillant la marguerite, with Daniel Gélin and Brigitte Bardot. He had a larger role in his next film, Escapade, with Louis Jourdan. Following his 1957 film, Une manche et la belle, his acting career became somewhat erratic, with film appearances occurring every few years. After a long break, Philippe returned with the film, L'itinéraire marin in a small role, and his first time working with French director Jean Rollin. He starred in the 1963 film Les bonnes causes, with award-winning actors Marina Vlady, Bourvil, and Virna Lisi. His final film of the sixties was the comedy Les gros bras. Following another long break, Philippe starred in Jean Rollin's Lèvres de sang, his first leading role, and a film he is best known for, for which he also served as dialogue writer. His final three films were also direct by Rollin, Les paumées du petit matin, Killing Car and La nuit des horloges. Philippe's other credits include the adult feature, Le sexe qui parle and Un jour un tueur, with the award-winning actress Mylène Demongeot.

Philippe has also appeared on television, his first appearance was in the 1964 television film Mademoiselle Molière. He guest starred in the long-running television comedy series Au théâtre ce soir and the mini-series Cinq à sec.

In 2011, Philippe appeared in the Jean Rollin documentary Jean Rollin, le rêveur égaré.


Year Title Role Notes
1956 En effeuillant la marguerite Ami de Daniel Uncredited; Mam'selle Striptease
1957 Escapade Philippe Escape
1957 Une manche et la belle Bob Farnwell
1961 Aimez-vous Brahms? Goodbye Afain?
1963 L'itinéraire marin
1963 Les bonnes causes L'ami de Gina Good Causes
1964 Les gros bras Éric - le frère de Barbara
1968 Le viol du vampire Dr. Samsky Uncredited; The Rape of the Vampire
1975 Lèvres de sang Frédéric Lips of Blood
1975 Suce moi vampire Frédéric Hard core version of Lèvres de sang
1975 Le sexe qui parle Eric The Sex Talk, Pussy Talk
1979 Un jour un tueur Fabrizio
1981 Les paumées du petit matin The Escapees, The Runaways
1989 Killing Car Antique Dealer
2007 La nuit des horloges The House of the Clocks
2013 Bien profond dans ton âme L'empereur
Year Title Role Notes
1964 Mademoiselle Molière Baron Television film
1966 Au théâtre ce soir Georges Episode: "Les portes claquent"
1977 Cinq à sec Blanchard Television mini-series


  • 1956: Thé et sympathie (Tea and Sympathy) (Tom), directed by Jean Mercure - Théâtre de Paris
  • 1959: Spectacle, directed by Jacques Polieri - Théâtre de l'Alliance
  • 1960: Le centre (The Centre), directed by Jacques Polieri - Théâtre de l'Alliance
  • 1960: À vous Wellington (Wellington to You), directed by François Maistre - Théâtre du Vieux-Colombier
  • 1966: Les portes claquent (The Doors Slam) (Georges)


  1. "PHILIPPE JEAN-LOUP". Retrieved 24 October 2011.
  2. Richey, Jeremy (February 8, 2009)"Jean Rollin: The Collaborators (Jean-Loup Philippe)". Retrieved 24 October 2011.
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