Jean Rochefort (29 April 1930 9 October 2017) was a French actor.
His career spanned more than five decades from the late 1950s up to the 2010s, in 113 theatrically released films and 37 TV productions. He was famous for his Deadpan Snarker talents in comedies and his trademark mustache. He was often employed in supporting roles, in period pieces especially.
- Le Capitaine Fracasse (1961) as Malartic
- Cartouche (1962) as La Taupe
- The Iron Mask (1962) as Lastréaumont
- The Tall Blond Man with One Black Shoe (1972) as Colonel Louis Toulouse
- Reprised the role in The Return of the Tall Blond Man (1974)
- Comment réussir quand on est con et pleurnichard (How to Do Well When You are a Jerk and a Crybaby, 1974) as Foisnard
- Un éléphant ça trompe énormément (1976, English title Pardon Mon Affaire) as Etienne Dorsay
- Reprised the role in Nous irons tous au paradis (1977, English title Pardon Mon Affaire, Too!)
- The Timekeeper (1992) as Louis XV
- Les Grands Ducs (1996) as Eddie Carpentier
- Ridicule (1996) as the Marquis of Bellegarde
- The Count of Monte Cristo (1998) as Fernand Mondego/Fernand de Morcerf
- The Closet (2001) as Kopel
- Lost in La Mancha (2002) as himself - Making of turned documentary film chronicling the disastrous first filming attempt of Terry Gilliam's long-gestating project, The Man Who Killed Don Quixote. Rochefort was set to play Don Quixote and participated in the first days of filming but eventually had to drop out for serious health reasons.
- Frankenstein (2004 miniseries) as the blind man playing violin
- Les Dalton (2004 film) as Jolly Jumper (voice)
- Tell No One (2006) as Gilbert Neuville
- Mr. Bean's Holiday (2007) as the Maître d'Hôtel
- Asterix & Obelix: God Save Britannia (2012) as Lucius Fouinus