Charles-Marie Vanel, known as Charles Vanel, was a French actor and director.
He made his screen debut in 1912 and is perhaps best remembered for his role as a desperate truck driver in Henri-Georges Clouzot's acclaimed The Wages of Fear, a film that won both the Golden Bear and Palme d'Or in 1953.
In his 77-year career he appeared in more than 200 films.
Vanel died in Cannes, aged 96.
- To Catch a Thief (1955) — cast: Bertani
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