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Claude Laydu

Actor-puppeteer

Born - 10 March 1927, Brussels, Belgium
Died - 29 July 2011

Slight, serious-looking actor with a shock of dark hair, most notable for his debut role in Diary of a Country Priest (1951), later playing several other priests and characters of high moral standards. He abandoned an acting career in the early 1960s to become a popular children's puppeteer on French television in collaboration with his wife. Later films included Nous Sommes Tous Les Assassins (1952), Attila the Hun (1953), Rasputin (1954), The Carmelites (1960) and Mafia Alla Sbarra (1963), his last.