Eddie Constantine  

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Eddie Constantine (born Israël Constantine; October 29, 1917 – February 25, 1993) was an American-born French actor and singer who spent most of his career working in Europe.

He became well known for a series of French B movies in which he played secret agent Lemmy Caution. He may be best remembered for his role in Jean-Luc Godard's philosophical science fiction film Alphaville (1965).

Constantine also appeared in films by Rainer Werner Fassbinder (as himself in Beware of a Holy Whore 1971), Lars von Trier, and Mika Kaurismäki. He continued reprising the role of Lemmy Caution well into his seventies. His final appearance as the character was in Jean-Luc Godard's Germany Year 90 Nine Zero (1991).

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