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Yves Jacques

Yves Jacques began his career on comedy television in Quebec, with imitations of famous political figures that became classics and earned him numerous Gemini Awards. He then made a splash on the big screen in Denys Areand's Jesus of Montreal portraying a greedy lawyer who defends the Devil. Since then he has appeared in Alain Chartrand's Ding et Dong, le film, Michel Poulette's Mng of the Airwaves, Jean Beaudin's Memories Unlocked, Gabriel Pelletier's Live after Lover, Emile Gaurdreault's Wedding Night, Jean Beaudin's Le Collectionneur and Charles Biname's Seraphin: Heart of Stone.

He has also participated in many European productions and co-productions, including Patrice Leconte's The Widow of Saint-Pierre and Vera Belmont's Milena. He regularly worked with director Claude Miller, notably in Class Trip, La Chambre des Magiciennes and Betty Fisher and Other Stories. He is also in Claude Miller's latest film, La Petite Lili.

In the Canadian theatre, Yves Jacques has appeared in more than 20 productions. In 1993 he wond the Felix Award for Best Male Role in La Legende de Jimmy and a year later, he won the Gemini Award for Best Actor for his role in the television version of Fourberries de Scapin. Jacques has also appeared in many plays and television productions in Paris.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.

Yves Jacques Facts

BirthdayMay 10, 1956 (67)
BirthplaceQuebec, Canada

Selected Filmography

Not available.