**(Jimmy Smits) Bobby Simone, Hispanic police detective working at the 15th
precinct in New York City [episodes 27-115]. His mixed heritage was revealed
when he invited his Polish partner Andy Sipowicz to “kiss my French-Portuguese
ass.” Bobby liked to go wander though antique shops and raise pigeons. He later
died from a bad heart during the 1998-1999 season. Bobby left behind the love of
his life, Det. Diane Russell. Jimmy Smits had previously played Mexican-American
lawyer Victor Sifuentes (1986-1991) on the law drama L.A. LAW/NBC/1986-94.
*(Claude Dolphin, Louis Jourdan) Inspectors Bolbec and Beaumont, two police
detectives working for the Surete' in Paris, France. The series, also known as
WORLD CRIME HUNT/SYN/1955, was filmed in Paris.
**(Jacques Aubuchon) Jules Maurois, French police contact working with State
Department employees from the U.S. Embassy in Paris.
**(Patrick Bauchau) Dr. Sydney Green, a psychiatrist with a French accent
working at the Centre, a secret think tank located in Blue Cove, Delaware.
Sydney's role at the Centre was to monitor the progress of a genius child named
Jarod that the Centre kept in captivity to exploit the boy's intelligence. When
Jarod escaped the Centre as an adult, Sydney was assigned to recapture him. But
since Sydney, in many ways, was a father figure to Jarod, and he didn't relished
the idea of hunting Jarod down. Sydney was liberated from the Nazis in World War
II. He has a brother named Jacob.
*(Charles Boyer, Robert Coote, Gladys Cooper/costars) Marcel, Timmy and Margaret
St. Clair, modern descendents of an international family of scoundrels (the
French branch of the clan) whose claim to fame has been in the field of fine art
and jewelry thefts. Their credo was "Honor before Honesty."
ROYAL CANADIAN MOUNTED POLICE/SYN/1960
*(Gilles Pelletier) Corporal Jacques Gagnier, Canadian Mountie who patrolled the
Northwest territory with Constables Scott (John Perkins) and Mitchell (Don
77 SUNSET STRIP/ABC/1958-64
**(Jacqueline Beer) Suzanne “Frenchy” Fabray, a beautiful French receptionist
and switchboard operator who runs the Sunset Answering Service from office 103
at 77 Sunset Strip, the location of the Hollywood detective agency of Bailey &
Spencer. Jacqueline Beer was actually the former Miss France of 1954.
SIR LANCELOT (THE ADVENTURES OF)/NBC/ABC/1956-58
*(William Russell) Sir Lancelot du Lac, a French-born knight serving at the side
of King Arthur and Round Table in the 12th century days of England. He was the
secret love (paramour) of Guinevere, the wife of British King Arthur.
STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION/SYN/1987-94
*(Patrick Stewart) Captain Jean-Luc Picard, a balding but very fit starship
officer of French descent who lead the crew of the 24th century starship, the
USS Enterprise. His family members included Jeremy Kemp as Robert Picard, his
brother and owner of wine vineyards located in his family home of Labarre,
France (introduced on episode No. 178 "Family"); David Tristin Birkin as his
nephew, Rene; Samantha Eggar, as his sister-in-law, Marie; Clive Church as
Maurice Picard, Jean-Luc's viticulturist father; who did not approved of his
son's choosing a career in Starfleet over the family vineyards (episode No. 141
"Tapestry" ); and Herta Ware as Yvette Gessard Picard, Jean-Luc's mother.(who
appeared to Picard after her death in a bizarre time-space warp phenomenon on
episode No. 6 "Where No One Has Gone Before). Picard's catchphrase is "Make it
*(Colin Fox) Jean Paul Desmond, wealthy financer of French descent who lived on
the cursed island of Maljardin in the Caribbean. Other island residents include
Cosette Lee as servant Raxil; Kurt Schiegl as servant Quito.; and Tudi Wiggins
as Erica Carr, Desmond‘s new wife who mysteriously dies from an unknown disease
and then is placed in cryogenic storage before being resurrected via a mixture
of voodoo and science. Colin Fox appeared in a dual role as Jacques Eloi DeMonde,
the evil 300-hundred year old evil ancestor which Jean Paul conjured from the
dead to aid in Eric’s revival.
**(Mary Louise Wilson) Toinette, a contemptuous French maid who worked for the
Thorns, a family of New York City social climbers.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS/SYN/1956
*(Jeffrey Stone) *D'Artagnan, one of three royal guards in the service of King
Louis of France in the 1620s. His other two compatriots included Porthos (Peter
Trent) and Aramis (Paul Campbell). The Musketeers took their name from the
weapons they carried, a small hand held cannon fired from the shoulder (ancestor
to the modern rifle). The series was based on the classic novel written by
Alexandre Dumas (1802-70), which was inspired on the semi-fictitious "Memoires
de M. d'Artagnan" (1709) by Courtile de Sandras. The original musketeers were
Athos, Porthos, and Aramis. They were later joined by the penniless Gascon
*(Jacques Godin, Rene Caron) Pierre Radisson and Medard, two French frontier
scouts roaming the American Great Lakes frontier of the 1700s.
**(Kristin Bauer) Geneva Renault, French operative for Total Security, a private
security firm based in Los Angeles.
THE YOUNG REBELS/ABC/1970-71
**(Philippe Forquet) General Marquis de Lafayette, 20-year-old French noblemen
who came to the aid of a group of young Americans fighting the British in the
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