About Fernand Raynaud
May 19, 1926 - September 28, 1973
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André Gustave Fernand Raynaud, best known as Fernand Raynaud (May 19, 1926 – September 28, 1973), was a French stand-up comic star, an actor and a singer. Fernand Raynaud was one of the most renowned standup comedians among French comic actors of the 1950s and 1960s. He began his career playing and singing in cabarets and music halls, then he gained popularity through performances broadcast on television. He's renowned for playing typical, average Frenchmen characters, especially the silly ones, making funny faces and using mime and slapstick humor. In 1973, Raynaud was killed in a car crash in Le Cheix, near Riom, France. Source: Article "Fernand Raynaud" from Wikipedia in english, licensed under CC-BY-SA 3.0.