Raymond Gérôme

Raymond Gérôme

Actor | Director

Raymond Gérôme (17 May 1920 — 3 February 2002) was a Belgian-born, French stage and screen actor.

Gérôme was born as Raymond Joseph Léon De Backer in Koekelberg. He made his first stage appearance in 1946, in a stage production of Jeanne d'Arc au bûcher and he entered films in 1954. He is best known to English speaking audiences for his roles as The Commander in The Brain and Inspector Renard in The Greengage Summer. In later life, he lent his voice to dubbing - he provided the voice of Governor Ratcliffe in the French release of Pocahontas.

In 1982 he was awarded a Pix du Brigadier for his performance in L'Extravagant Mister Wilde.

Gérôme died in 2002, at his home in Les Lilas.

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