Antoine de Caunes
Antoine de Caunes (February 1st 1953 with Paris -) leads initially an original career of general-purpose man of television (presenter, producer, humorist) to Antenne 2 then Canal+. He becomes then actor, then scenario writer and realizer of cinema.
BiographyHe is the son of two personalities of the French Télévision: Georges de Caunes and Jacqueline Joubert and the father of the actress Emma de Caunes.
It begins its career of public figure at the end of the Années 1970 as a creator and an organizer of Chorus . Quasi-only at that time to defend the rock'n'roll on TV public, it organizes and retransmet truths concerts of rock'n'roll filmed with the Empire. It presents the emission on the roof of the Empire with its accomplice Jacky (who will join then Dorothée). He writes, under the pseudonym of Paul Persavon , with the assistance of Jean-Luc Azoulay several credits of cartoons of Antenne 2 (his/her mother is at the time director of the programs youth), of which Cobra in 1982 or even that of Clémentine or X-But .
Its passion for the rock'n'roll leads it to produce and introduce to the emission Houba-Houba for the Children of the rock'n'roll like Rapido . This emission initially diffused on TF1 in 1987, proposes in particular performances of artists into live. But one hour, the lately privatized chain, reduced the duration to thirty minutes. Antoine De Caunes rather quickly integrates the constraints which are imposed to him, changes the style of his emission, which emigrates on Canal Plus. Thus it creates for itself a character of organizer to the ironic tone and the high-speed flow. It also presented and produces these emissions in Great Britain in english language version.
Antoine de Caunes animates 1984 with 1987 a named radio broadcast Marlboro Music , emission which was recorded in the studios of JMS Productions in Paris with reports recorded with the the United States. Antoine de Caunes moved thus every week of city downtown, making discover in old Europe the sound of the various cities of the USA, this emission was produced and carried out by JM Steward and diffused on a network of 150 stations FM.
Antoine de Caunes takes part then in the beginnings of the adventure Canal+, which will be worth an important popularity to him. He Nowhere plays a part of humorist in the emission elsewhere of 1987 with 1995, with the assistance of the authors Albert Algoud (introduction) and Laurent Chalumeau (sketches of end). This emission diffused in light was used as window for the paying chain. It was there the troublemaker who animated the arrival of the guest, more calmly interviewed by the presenter Philippe Gildas. De Caunes made the introduction of the emission, raised comic questions in medium. The public awaited especially the final one during which Antoine de Caunes, often accompanied by Jose Garcia, both disguised, concluded the hour from emission. Among the many characters created, one can quote: Didier the muddle, Ouin-Ouin known as Fucks oyster, Gerald Languedepute, Raoul Bitembois (and Bitembois Ginette), Toub' (and Refoul), Richard Jouire, Bomba, Mongo Fury, Claudia Schoufleur and David Copperflou, Michel Jacqueson, Ronald jerk etc
It leaves the emission Nowhere elsewhere to launch out in the cinema through various trades of this art: actor and realizer. He was modest, but real successes.
Among outstanding films:
- as an actor:
- the man is a woman like the others
- Là-bas… my country (On the repatriated French of Algeria).
- as a realizer:
It also touches with the Doublage of cartoons, of which the third animated series inspired by the albums of '' Lucky Luke .
Antoine de Caunes very early devoted himself to the fight against the AIDS. He ensured the promotion of the “Evenings of humor - Solidarity AIDS”.
In 2006, it returns to its first loves with the presentation of an emission devoted to the various festivals of the cinema on France 4: Perfume of Cinema. It also makes some appearances in the series TV Kaamelott diffused on M6 in the role of the Dagonet knight
The same year, it assembles a project of feature film on the candidature of Coluche for the presidential elections of 1981 for the moment entitled It is the history of a guy… .
It has a second home with Trouville-on-Sea (Calvados).
He married on May 18th, 2007 with Daphné Carrier.
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