Famous Comedians from France

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List of notable or famous comedians from France, with bios and photos, including the top comedians born in France and even some popular comedians who immigrated to France. If you're trying to find out the names of famous French comedians then this list is the perfect resource for you. These comedians are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known comedian from France is included when available.

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This historic comedians from France list can help answer the questions "Who are some French comedians of note?" and "Who are the most famous comedians from France?" These prominent comedians of France may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected French comedians.

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Anthony Dupray is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Comedians from France
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Anthony Dupray

Anthony Dupray is a film actor. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 44

Birthplace: Le Havre, France

Audrey Lamy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Comedians from France
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Audrey Lamy is a French actress. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 38

Birthplace: Alès, France

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Charlotte de Turckheim is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Comedians from France
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Anne-Charlotte de Turckheim is a French actress, screenwriter, comedian and film producer. Born in Montereau-Fault-Yonne, Seine-et-Marne, France, the daughter of Françoise Husson and Arnaud de Turckheim, a member of a noble Protestant family from Alsace, Charlotte de Turckheim studied theater after completing her baccalauréat degree. She has appeared in numerous films. In 2007, she participated in Rendez-vous en terre inconnue. On Feb 25, 2014, it was announced that she will present a French version of the BBC's Antiques Roadshow ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 63

Birthplace: Paris, Île-de-France, France, Western Europe, Europe

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Coluche is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Comedians from France
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Michel Gérard Joseph Colucci, better known as Coluche, was a French comedian and actor, famous for his irreverent sense of humour. Colucci adopted "Coluche" as a stage name at 26, when he began his entertainment career. He became known for his irreverent attitude towards politics and the establishment, and he incorporated this into much of his material. He was one of the first major comedians to regularly use profanities as a source of humor on French television. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 42 (1944-1986)

Birthplace: 14th arrondissement of Paris, Paris, France

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