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Pierre Tchernia (1928–2016)


Pierre Tchernia was born on January 29, 1928 in Paris, France as Pierre Tcherniakowski. He was a writer and producer, known for The Down-in-the-Hole Gang (1974), Le viager (1972) and The American Beauty (1961). He was married to Françoise. He died on October 8, 2016 in Paris. See full bio »

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(age 88) in Paris, France

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Known For

Le viager
Le viager Writer
(1972)
The American Beauty
(1961)
Le petit baigneur
(1968)

Filmography

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 1994 Asterix in America (story)
 1992 Le secret du petit milliard (TV Movie)
 1991 Héloïse (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1988 Bonjour l'angoisse (writer)
 1986 Astérix chez les Bretons (adaptation)
 1985 Astérix et la surprise de César (adaptation)
 1982 Le voyageur imprudent (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1979 La grâce (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1977 Le passe-muraille (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1976 The Twelve Tasks of Asterix (screenplay collaboration)
 1966-1973 S.V.P. Disney (TV Series) (creator - 8 episodes)
- Episode #1.10 (1973) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.9 (1972) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.8 (1971) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.7 (1970) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.6 (1969) ... (creator)
 1972 Le viager
 1971 Daisy Town (scenario and dialogue)
 1969 Trois hommes sur un cheval (adaptation) / (dialogue)
 1968 Astérix et Cléopâtre (screenplay collaboration)
 1968 Le petit baigneur (collaborator on screenplay)
 1966 L'Arroseur arrosé (TV Movie)
  L'ami public numéro un (TV Series) (creator - 5 episodes, 1962 - 1964) (writer - 1 episode, 1962)
- Les animaux (1964) ... (creator)
- Pinocchio (1963) ... (creator)
- L'aventure (1963) ... (creator)
- La vie des animaux (1962) ... (creator - uncredited)
- L'Amérique (1962) ... (creator - uncredited)
  La revue des feuilletons (TV Series short) (2 episodes, 1963) (dialogue - 1 episode, 1963) (screenplay - 1 episode, 1963)
- L'interview de l'homme invisible (1963) ... (dialogue) / (screenplay)
 1963 Carambolages (scenario)
 1961 The American Beauty (screenplay) / (story)
 1959 La clé des champs (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Les secrets des coulisses (1959) ... (writer)
 1958 La boîte à sel (TV Series) (creator - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 4 May 1958 (1958) ... (creator)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "50 ans de télévision racontés par... " Paris:Le Passeur ISBN: 978-2-36890-242-4; interview of Tchernia by Jérôme Bourdon p.49-78.

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Alternate Names:

Pierre Rochefort

Height:

6' 2¾" (1.9 m)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

First TV newscaster in French television history.

Nickname:

Pierre 'Magic' Tchernia

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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