|Allo Allo character|
|Hair||Brown and Balding|
|Age||32, as discovered in "Forged Francs and Fishsellers."|
|First||Pilot episode- The British are coming|
|Last||A winkle in time|
René François Artois is the owner of Café René in the French town of Nouvion. He is the husband of Edith Artois and lover to his Waitresses Yvette Carte-Blanche, Mimi LaBonq and Maria Recamier.
He owned a cafe during the war and served his dear friends but actual German enemies, Colonel Kurt Von Strohm and Captain Hans Geering. He is afraid of his wife Edith Artois because he is having an affair with their maids Yvette Carte-Blanche and Maria Recamier. His life soon transforms when becomes embroiled with the works of the Resistance and is forced by the German Colonel and Captain to hide the priceless painting The Fallen Madonna and a Cuckoo clock in his cellar. (AAE: The British Are Coming)