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Serge Reggiani - Reference

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French film actor and singer, born in Reggio Emilia, N Italy. He settled in Paris with his family as a young child, and at age 15 won a place at the Conservatoire des Arts Cinématographiques to study acting. He made his name opposite Simone Signoret in Jacques Becker's Casque d'Or (1952), and later films include Les Portes de la Nuit (1946), Manon (1949), Les Misérables (1958), The Leopard (1963), and L'armée des ombres (1969). During the 1960s he developed a second career as a singer, recording a number of albums and appearing regularly in concerts. He took French citizenship in 1948.

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