Jo Peignot

Jo Peignot
Born (1901-01-09)9 January 1901
Paris, France
Died 10 March 1969(1969-03-10) (aged 68)
Argentan, Orne, France
Nationality  France French
Occupation Actor

Jo Peignot (9 January 1901 - 10 March 1969) was a French actor. He was born in Paris and died in Argentan in France.


Jo Peignot have his first role in 1955 with Jean Gabin in Razzia sur la chnouf.

Jo Les Grands Pieds (name : Peignot) : boss of the famous L'Étape, rue Pierre-Charron. Feared by his courage, his rage and his powerful punch. In 1955, Jean Gabin and I had urged Henry Decoin to entrusts him a small role in Razzia sur la chnouf , taken from one of my books. Passionate about cinema, Jo should continue thereafter to hold small roles. Then helpless, having made bad business, he went to "La Moncorgerie" the Gabin's farm, who gave him hospitality ; to end his life as a gardener. Disease dies in hospital.[1]

Auguste Le Breton, Les Pégriots, Club français du livre, 1973




  1. Auguste Le Breton, Les Pégriots, Club français du livre, 1973, page 523 ; reedition La Manufacture de Livres, 2010 ISBN 9782358870184

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