Eddie Constantine (born Israël Constantine; October 29, 1913 – February 25, 1993) was an American actor and singer who spent his career working in Europe.
He became well known for a series of French B movies in which he played secret agent Lemmy Caution and is 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 70s; his final appearance as the character was in Jean-Luc Godard's Germany Year 90 Nine Zero (1991).
Birth and Death Data: Born October 29, 1913 (Los Angeles), Died February 25, 1993 (Wiesbaden)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1944 - 1949
Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||D4AB-0028||10-in.||2/1/1944||Mairzy doats (Mares eat oats and does eat oats)||Four King Sisters||Female vocal quartet, with male vocal ensemble||vocalist|
|Signature||SRC 952||10-in.||approximately 1946-1949||If I could love only you||Eddie Constantine||vocalist|
|Signature||SRC 953||10-in.||approximately 1946-1949||Am I a fool||Eddie Constantine||vocalist|
|Signature||SRC 954||10-in.||approximately 1946-1949||Lonesome lane||Eddie Constantine||vocalist|
|Signature||SRC 955||10-in.||approximately 1946-1949||By a campfire||Eddie Constantine||vocalist|
|Signature||SRC 956||10-in.||approximately 1946-1949||After the ball||Eddie Constantine||vocalist|
|Signature||SRC 957||10-in.||approximately 1946-1949||Rio nights||Eddie Constantine||vocalist|
|Signature||SRC 958||10-in.||approximately 1946-1949||You're too dangerous cherie||Eddie Constantine||vocalist|
|Signature||SRC 959||10-in.||approximately 1946-1949||If yesterday||Eddie Constantine||vocalist|
|Signature||SRC 972||10-in.||approximately 1946-1949||Maybe it will turn to love||Eddie Constantine||vocalist|
|Signature||SRC 973||10-in.||approximately 1946-1949||Be glad||Eddie Constantine||vocalist|
|Signature||SRC 974||10-in.||approximately 1946-1949||Comme ci, comme ca||Eddie Constantine||vocalist|
|Signature||SRC 975||10-in.||approximately 1946-1949||No orchids for my lady||Eddie Constantine||vocalist|
|Signature||SRC 976||10-in.||approximately 1946-1949||The loveliest time for loving||Eddie Constantine||vocalist|
|Signature||SRC 977||10-in.||approximately 1946-1949||Boulevard of dreams||Eddie Constantine||vocalist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Constantine, Eddie," accessed January 16, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/309562.
Constantine, Eddie. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 16, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/309562.
"Constantine, Eddie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 16 January 2022.
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