Jean-Claude Drouot

Jean Claude Drouot (born 17 December 1938) is a Belgian actor whose career has lasted over a half-century. At the age of twenty-five, he gained widespread fame in the French-speaking world as a result of portraying the title role in the popular television adventure series, Thierry la Fronde.[1][2][3]


Born in the Belgian municipality of Lessines, Jean Claude Drouot learned his stagecraft with the Young Theater of the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB). Later (date unknown) he moved from Brussels to Paris. In Paris he followed courses with Charles Dullin. Until his departure from Dullin's troupe in 1962, he interpreted the great tragedies and plays of Molière. From 1963 until 1966 he starred as Thierry La Fronde for the TV series Thierry La Fronde. He made his first film in 1965 with The Devil's Tricks of Paul Vecchiali. This was followed by Happiness. He then played in British and American films such as: Laughter in the Dark (1969), Mr. Freedom (1969), and Nicholas and Alexandra (1971). Presently, Jean Claude Drouot is dedicated completely to the theater.[4]



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