Jess Hahn (born October 29, 1921, Terre Haute, Indiana – d. June 29, 1998, Saint-Malo, France) was an American actor who mostly starred in French films.
After serving with the Marines in the Second World War, he moved to France in 1949 and took French citizenship.
Firstly a musician, he became an actor and starred in film noirs and westerns. A large man, Hahn often appeared in “strong man” roles, such as in Cartouche and Topkapi. Hahn was employed by French movie-maker Jean-Marie Pallardy, becoming one of his recurrent actors, until his retirement. Hahn died at age 76 in Saint-Malo, France.
Les Corsaires du Bois de Boulogne (1954)
L’impossible Monsieur Pipelet (1955)
Les Hussards (1955)
Meeting in Paris (1956)
La femme et le Pantin (1959)
Az oroszlán jegyében – Le Signe du lion 1959
The Big Gamble (1961)
The Sign of Leo (1962)
The Trial (1962)
The Gorillas (1964)
What’s New Pussycat? (1965)
Le Saint prend l’affût (1966)
Secret Agent Super Dragon (1966)
Triple Cross (1966)
The Mona Lisa Has Been Stolen (1966)
The Fuller Report (1968)
The Night of the Following Day (1968)
Boulevard du Rhum (1971)
The Grand Duel (1972)
Un linceul n’a pas de poches (1974)
Mama Dracula (1980)