Jean Yonnel

Jean Yonnel (21 July 1891 – 17 August 1968) was a Romanian-born French actor.

Yonnel was born in Bucharest, Romania as Jean-Estève Schachmann[1] and began his film career in France in the 1910s. Some of his notable performance were in Obsession (1933), Amok (1934), White Nights of St. Petersburg (1937), The Imperial Tragedy (1939) and A Funny Parishioner (1963).[2] Yonnel died in Paris in 1968.

Selected filmography

Year Title Role Director
1935 Kœnigsmark Grand Duke Rudolph Maurice Tourneur
1936 The Call of Silence Charles de Foucauld Léon Poirier
1961 Captain Fracasse the Prince of Moussy Pierre Gaspard-Huit
1963 Un drôle de paroissien Monsieur Mattieu Lachesnaye, Georges' father Jean-Pierre Mocky


  2. "Jean Yonnel". Retrieved 7 February 2014.

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