Louis de Funes: biography
Louis Germain David de Funes de Galarsa, which we know as the greatest comedian of world cinema Louis de Funes, was born on July 31, 1914 in one of the communes of the French department of Hauts-de-Seine, in 8 kilometers from Paris. Parents of the future actor in 1904 moved to France from Seville, because their relatives were against this alliance. Carlos Luis de Galarsa had a specialty lawyer. But after leaving Spain, he had to learn a new profession - diamond cutter.
Louis de Funes from early childhood showed a lot of talent. He is fluent in French, English and Spanish, a wonderful drawing was very artistic and also played the piano. But little growth and hilarious antics, which he loved to pose, were not allowed to take it seriously. The boy called Fyufyu. When he grew up, then I got a pianist in one of the many establishments Pigalle - Paris region, known for its cabaret "Moulin Rouge" and brothels. Customers loved this little musician of virtuosity of jazz compositions and funny grimacing.
When Paris was occupied by German troops, Louis de Funes began teaching ear training at one of the music schools. After the war, the future comedian decided to try to act in films. Make it to him for a long time recommended to friends and acquaintances. Louis de Funes still in the pre-war years, attended drama courses of the famous French actor Rene Simon. Now it's time to apply this knowledge in practice.
More in a few years before the war, Louis de Funes married. His first wife was Germaine Louise Elodie Karruaye. In this marriage she was born the firstborn Daniel. But in 1942, the marriage fell apart.
Life of Louis de Funes was adjusted in a year when he met a grandniece of the legendary author of the novel "Bel Ami" by Guy de Maupassant. Jeanne Augustine Barthélémy de de Maupassant worked as a secretary at a music school, where during the war, Louis taught ear training. They lived together until his death the French comedian. In this happy 40-year marriage had de Funes had two sons - Patrick and Olivier.