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Philippe Noiret was born on 1 October, 1930 in Lille, Nord, France, is an Actor, Soundtrack, Miscellaneous. Discover Philippe Noiret's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of Philippe Noiret networth?

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Occupation actor,soundtrack,miscellaneous
Age 76 years old
Zodiac Sign Libra
Born 1 October 1930
Birthday 1 October
Birthplace Lille, Nord, France
Date of death 23 November, 2006
Died Place Paris, France
Nationality France

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Philippe Noiret Height, Weight & Measurements

At 76 years old, Philippe Noiret height is 6' 1" (1.85 m) .

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Height 6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Who Is Philippe Noiret's Wife?

His wife is Monique Chaumette (13 August 1962 - 23 November 2006) ( his death) ( 1 child)

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Wife Monique Chaumette (13 August 1962 - 23 November 2006) ( his death) ( 1 child)
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Philippe Noiret Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Philippe Noiret worth at the age of 76 years old? Philippe Noiret’s income source is mostly from being a successful Actor. He is from France. We have estimated Philippe Noiret's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2021 $1 Million - $5 Million
Salary in 2020 Under Review
Net Worth in 2019 Pending
Salary in 2019 Under Review
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Source of Income Actor

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Young Noiret attended the College Janson-of-Sally in the 16th arrondissement in Paris. At school, he was more interested in acting than in academics; he failed to pass his baccalaureate exams three times and left school without graduation. He studied acting at the Centre Dramatique de l'Ouest (Western Drama Theatre).


Received a special tribute as part of the Annual Memorial tribute at The 79th Annual Academy Awards (2007).


Received the Légion d'Honneur (France's highest order) in 2005.


He received international acclaim for his portrayal of the exiled Chilean poet Pablo Neruda in Il Postino (1994) by director Michael Radford. Noiret won two Cesar Awards (the French equivalent of the Oscars) and earned three more Cesar nominations.


Life and Nothing But) in 1990. Over the years, Noiret worked with all of the France's top directors. He also made excellent radio performances and popular books readings, which he narrated with his serious voice and impeccable diction. He was decorated with the Knight of the Legion of Honor. Philippe Noiret was also known as an elegant hedonist and an avid dog lover. His other interests outside of the acting profession included art, horses, gourmet cuisine and cigars. For about 30 years he resided in his country house in the wine country near Carcassonne, in the South of France, where he generously supported the local causes.


Noiret won his second Cesar for the leading role as Major Delaplane in La vie et rien d'autre (1989) (aka. .


Philippe Noiret shot to international fame with the supporting role as Alfredo, an old man who is a small town projectionist who befriends and inspires a young boy, in Cinema Paradiso (1988).


In 1976 he won his first Cesar for his exceptional performance as Julien Dandieu, a surgeon who kills the Nazis in revenge for the death of his wife and daughter, in The Old Gun (1975) (aka. . The Old Gun).


In La Grande Bouffe (1973), an allegoric film about sex orgy and suicide by overeating, which caused a scandal at Cannes in 1973, Noiret co-starred in a controversial role as suicidal judge Philippe, alongside Marcello Mastroianni.


In 1968 he became a star in France with the title role in Alexandre le bienheureux (1968). After that success, Noiret moved on with his acting career and devoted himself almost entirely to the big screen. Noiret's trademark hangdog face and his range allowed him to portray a middle-class man or an aristocrat, but not a handsome romantic hero, so he was cast primarily as the Everyman character.


In 1963, he recorded with Jean-Pierre Darras the French songs "Consuela", "Marche Grecque", "Mon Grand" and "Paris-Paname" which were written by Henri Betti (music) and Jean Cosmos (lyrics).


While there he met actress Monique Chaumette, whom he married in 1962, and they had one daughter, Frederique. At that time Noiret continued his acting career as a stand-up comedian and a night club entertainer.


His first big success came in 1960 with Louis Malle 's film Zazie dans le Métro (1960) (aka. . Zazie in the Metro).


Noiret entered films in 1956 after spending his first years as an actor in the French National Theater (T.N.P.).


He landed his first leading role as Lui, a government inspector, in the French New Wave film La Pointe Courte (1955) by notable female director Agnès Varda.


From 1953-1960 Noiret was a permanent member of the troupe with the Théâtre National Populaire (TNP) in Paris. There he played over 40 roles in seven years under directorship of Jean Vilar.


There, in 1950, Noiret made his debut sharing the stage with Gérard Philipe under directorship of Roger Blin.


Noiret made his big screen debut playing bit part in Gigi (1949), then earned his first on-screen credit in Agence matrimoniale (1952).


Philippe Noiret was one of French cinema's most familiar faces who appeared in more than 140 films in a career that spanned more than half a century. He was born on October 1, 1930, in Lille, Nord, France, into a middle class family of shopkeepers. His father was fond of literature.