Eddie Constantine

Actor, Film actor

1917 – 1993

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Who was Eddie Constantine?

Eddie Constantine was an American French actor and singer who spent his career working in Europe.

He became well known for a series of French B movies in which he played secret agent Lemmy Caution and is now best remembered for his role in Jean-Luc Godard's philosophical science fiction film Alphaville.

Constantine also appeared in films by Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Lars von Trier, and Mika Kaurismäki. He continued reprising the role of Lemmy Caution well into his 70s; his final appearance as the character was in Jean-Luc Godard's Allemagne 90 neuf zéro.

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Born
Oct 29, 1917
Los Angeles
Also known as
  • Eddy Constantine
  • Constantine, Eddie
  • Edward Constantinowsky
  • Israel Constantine
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Nationality
  • United States of America
  • France
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Died
Feb 25, 1993
Wiesbaden

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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