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|Also Known As:||John Becher||Died:||September 20, 1986|
|Born:||January 13, 1915||Cause of Death:||cancer|
|Birth Place:||United States||Profession:||Cast ... actor|
Gilbert Becaud, a talented musician, produced music for many Hollywood productions. Becaud began his entertainment career with his music featured in films like the Brigitte Bardot comedy "Babette Goes to War" (1960), "Le Diable et les Dix Commandements" (1962) and "Bruno - Sunday's Child" (1968). His music also appeared in "La Maison Sous les Arbres" (1971) with Faye Dunaway. Though known first for his music, Becaud also acted in "Un Homme Libre" (1973) and the drama "Toute une vie" (1974) with Marthe Keller. Becaud was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for "The Jazz Singer" in 1980. He followed this honor with songs in the drama sequel "The Color of Money" (1986) with Paul Newman, the comedy "Buster" (1988) with Phil Collins and the comedic drama "Afterglow" (1997) with Nick Nolte. He also appeared in the Al Pacino crime drama "Donnie Brasco" (1997). Becaud's music was also featured in the Baltasar Kormakur drama "Devil's Island" (1999), the Pierre Arditi dramatic comedy "Same Old Song" (1999) and the Jason Biggs comedy "Saving Silverman" (2001). His music was also featured in "Romance and Cigarettes" (2007) with James Gandolfini and the drama "Roman De Gare" (2008) with Dominique Pinon. Becaud's music was most recently featured in the Madeline Carroll dramatic adaptation "Flipped" (2010).
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