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* ''The Mysteries of Paris'' (1962) as Rodolphe de Sambreuil


He was TheMuse and longtime lover of [[RenaissanceMan multifaceted artist]] Creator/JeanCocteau, who directed ''Film/{{Beauty and the Beast|1946}}'', his [[StarMakingRole big break]] at age 33 (he's been acting since the age of 20), and ''Film/{{Orpheus}}'', Marais' other famous role at the time.

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He was TheMuse and longtime lover of [[RenaissanceMan multifaceted artist]] Creator/JeanCocteau, who directed ''Film/{{Beauty and the Beast|1946}}'', his [[StarMakingRole big screen break]] at age 33 (he's (he had been acting on stage since the age of 20), and ''Film/{{Orpheus}}'', Marais' other famous role at the time.


* BasedOnATrueStory: On June 22, 1941, Jean Marais inflicted a beatdown on critic Alain Laubreaux at a Parisian restaurant. Laubreaux was a homophobic and antisemitic [[LesCollaborateurs collaborationist]] who lambasted the plays of Marais' lover Jean Cocteau purely out of Nazi-friendly ideological bias. It inspired a similar scene in ''Film/TheLastMetro''.

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* BasedOnATrueStory: On June 22, 1941, Jean Marais inflicted a beatdown on critic Alain Laubreaux at a Parisian restaurant. Laubreaux was a homophobic and antisemitic [[LesCollaborateurs collaborationist]] who lambasted the plays of Marais' lover Jean Cocteau purely out of Nazi-friendly ideological bias. It This event inspired a similar scene in ''Film/TheLastMetro''.


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* ActingForTwo: He played two different roles in the same film in ''Beauty and the Beast'', in ''Ruy Blas'' and in the ''Fantômas'' trilogy. There's also his double role as Bishop Bienvenu Myriel and a French bishop during World War II in the loose 1995 version of ''Les Misérables'' by Claude Lelouch.

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* ActingForTwo: He played two different roles in the same film in ''Beauty and the Beast'', in ''Ruy Blas'' and in the ''Fantômas'' trilogy. There's also his double role as Bishop Bienvenu Myriel and a French bishop during World War II UsefulNotes/WorldWarII in the loose 1995 version of ''Les Misérables'' by Claude Lelouch.Lelouch.
* BasedOnATrueStory: On June 22, 1941, Jean Marais inflicted a beatdown on critic Alain Laubreaux at a Parisian restaurant. Laubreaux was a homophobic and antisemitic [[LesCollaborateurs collaborationist]] who lambasted the plays of Marais' lover Jean Cocteau purely out of Nazi-friendly ideological bias. It inspired a similar scene in ''Film/TheLastMetro''.


* ''Film/TheTestamentOfOrpheus'' (1959) as Œdipus

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* ''Film/TheTestamentOfOrpheus'' (1959) as ŒdipusŒdipus (cameo)


* ''The Testament of Orpheus'' (1959) as Œdipus

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* ''The Testament of Orpheus'' ''Film/TheTestamentOfOrpheus'' (1959) as Œdipus


* ''TheCountOfMonteCristo'' (1954) as Edmond Dantès/Count of Monte Cristo

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* ''TheCountOfMonteCristo'' ''Literature/TheCountOfMonteCristo'' (1954) as Edmond Dantès/Count of Monte Cristo


* ''Literature/LesMiserables'' (1995) as Bishop Bienvenu Myriel / 1942 bishop

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* ''Literature/LesMiserables'' (1995) as Bishop Bienvenu Myriel / and 1942 bishop



* ActingForTwo: He played two different roles in the same film in ''Beauty and the Beast'', in ''Ruy Blas'' and in the ''Fantômas'' trilogy.

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* ActingForTwo: He played two different roles in the same film in ''Beauty and the Beast'', in ''Ruy Blas'' and in the ''Fantômas'' trilogy. There's also his double role as Bishop Bienvenu Myriel and a French bishop during World War II in the loose 1995 version of ''Les Misérables'' by Claude Lelouch.


* ''Film/{{Beauty and the Beast|1946}}'' (1946) as The Beast / Avenant

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* ''Film/{{Beauty and the Beast|1946}}'' (1946) as The Beast / and Avenant



* ''Ruy Blas'' (1948) as Ruy Blas / Don César de Bazan

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* ''Ruy Blas'' (1948) as Ruy Blas / and Don César de Bazan



* ''Film/{{Fantomas}}'' film series (1964-1967) as Fandor / Fantômas

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* ''Film/{{Fantomas}}'' film series (1964-1967) as Fandor / and Fantômas

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In the 1960s, he adopted a young man, Serge Ayala, who eventually took the name Serge Villain-Marais. Serge became a singer and an actor, and committed suicide in 2012 at age 69.


He was TheMuse and longtime lover of [[RenaissanceMan multifaceted artist]] Creator/JeanCocteau, who directed ''Film/{{Beauty and the Beast|1946}}'', his [[StarMakingRole big break]] at age 33 (he's been acting since the age of 20), and ''Orpheus'', Marais' other famous role at the time.

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He was TheMuse and longtime lover of [[RenaissanceMan multifaceted artist]] Creator/JeanCocteau, who directed ''Film/{{Beauty and the Beast|1946}}'', his [[StarMakingRole big break]] at age 33 (he's been acting since the age of 20), and ''Orpheus'', ''Film/{{Orpheus}}'', Marais' other famous role at the time.


He was TheMuse and longtime lover of acclaimed director and multifaceted artist Creator/JeanCocteau, who directed ''Film/{{Beauty and the Beast|1946}}'', his [[StarMakingRole big break]] at age 33 (he's been acting since the age of 20), and ''Orpheus'', Marais' other famous role at the time.

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He was TheMuse and longtime lover of acclaimed director and [[RenaissanceMan multifaceted artist artist]] Creator/JeanCocteau, who directed ''Film/{{Beauty and the Beast|1946}}'', his [[StarMakingRole big break]] at age 33 (he's been acting since the age of 20), and ''Orpheus'', Marais' other famous role at the time.


* ActingForTwo: He played two different roles in the same film in ''Beauty and the Beast'', ''Ruy Blas'' and the ''Fantômas'' series.

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* ActingForTwo: He played two different roles in the same film in ''Beauty and the Beast'', in ''Ruy Blas'' and in the ''Fantômas'' series.trilogy.


* KnightInShiningArmor: His TypeCasting in 1950s/1960s French swashbucking films in a nutshell. A man of honor who fights for justice and stops at nothing to protect his friends and loved ones.

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* KnightInShiningArmor: His TypeCasting in 1950s/1960s French swashbucking films in a nutshell. A man of honor who fights for justice and stops at nothing to protect his friends and loved ones. ''The Iron Mask'' stands out among these with his humorous and LargeHam take on the character of D'Artagnan.

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