Gérard Jugnot

Gérard Jugnot

actor

Gérard Jugnot (French pronunciation: ​born 4 May 1951) is a French actor, film director, screenwriter and film producer.

Jugnot was one of the founders of the comedy troupe Le Splendid in the 1970s, along with, among others, his high-school friends Christian ClavierThierry Lhermitte, and Michel Blanc. Then Josiane Balasko and Marie-Anne Chazel joined them. The group adapted a number of its stage hits for the cinema and was extremely successful in films such as Les Bronzés (1978), Les Bronzés font du ski (1979) and Le Père Noël est une ordure (1982).