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Patrick Haudecoeur
Photo : Mila Savic
Patrick Haudecoeur

List of works mentioned in Actes du Théâtre :
Thé à la menthe ou t'es citron (with Danielle Navarro-Haudecoeur)
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(Actes du Théâtre n° 37 - February 2010)

Patrick Haudecoeur began his acting career in a small company at the age of twelve, when he performed in Saint-Exupéry`s Le Petit Prince. Won over, he pursued acting in Lady Strass by Eduardo Manet, Un fil à la patte by George Feydeau, and A chacun son serpent by Boris Vian.
He has staged, performed in and co-written with Danielle Navarro Thé à la menthe ou t'es citron, performed over 700 times at the Café de la Gare, then at the Théâtre des Variétés, and Les P'tits Vélos which ran for 300 performances at the Comédie de Paris.
He has also acted in Le Graphique de Boscop by Sotha, Le Bal des voleurs by Jean Anouilh (dir. by Jean-Claude Brialy) and in Monsieur de St Futile by Françoise Dorin at the Bouffes Parisiens.
Jean-Laurent Cochet directed and chose him as his partner in Chat en poche by Georges Feydeau at the Théâtre Mouffetard.
A musician as a child, Patrick Haudecoeur sang for the first time in Maurice Yvain`s operetta, Là-haut, at the Théâtre des Variétés.
Since then he has been keen on Célestin in L'Auberge du cheval blanc at the Théâtre Mogador as well as Le Sire de Vergy (dir. by Alain Sachs) at the Bouffes Parisiens.
In 2001 he wrote and performed in Frou-Frou les Bains (dir. by Jacques Decombe) at the Théâtre Daunou, which ran for over 1,000 performances and was awarded the Molière for Best Musical.
In 2003 he acted with Gérard Jugnot in the film Il ne faut jurer de rien (dir. by Eric Civagnan), and toured in Portrait de famille by Denise Bonal (dir. by Marion Bierry).
While writing his 4th comedy, La Valse des pingouins (two Molières nominations in 2007), he played the part of Lebel for Robin Davis in Jeanne Poisson marquise de Pompadour with Hélène de Fougerole and Vincent Perez.
His other film credits include Musée Haut Musée Bas by Jean-Michel Ribes and Rose et Noir, a new film by Gérard Jugnot released in late 2009.