Michel Piccoli, the French Film legend has died | cinema

Michel Piccoli belonged to performers of France's most important character. In his long career, the actor slipped in pretty much any role. France mourns the l

Michel Piccoli, the French Film legend has died | cinema

Michel Piccoli belonged to performers of France's most important character. In his long career, the actor slipped in pretty much any role.

France mourns the loss of a great actor: Michel Piccoli tot Piccoli more than 60 years in front of the camera and on the stage With Romy Schneider a film made Piccolos often have few

Paris - The French acting legend Michel Piccoli is dead. Piccoli died at the age of 94 years on may 12. May, the French news Agency AFP reported on the effects of a stroke, such as citing a communication from the family on Monday. The message was sent from Gilles Jacob, the former President of the Cannes film festival and a friend of Piccolis,.

Michel Piccoli in more than 220 films

More than 60 years Michel Piccoli* in front of the camera and on the stage played a. He has participated in more than 220 films, including classics such as "diary of a chambermaid", "The discreet charm of the Bourgeoisie" and "The big Eat".

He has played with all the greats of world cinema, and rotated. Regis Sautet your like Alfred Hitchcock, Luis Buñuel, Jean-Luc Godard, Claude, and Costa-Gavras caught up with him in front of the camera. Among its partners of famous screen stars such as , Brigitte Bardot, Catherine Deneuve, Sophia Loren, Jeanne Moreau, Ornella Muti .

Michel Piccoli was often with Romy Schneider was a film couple

frequently Piccolos appeared on the side of Romy Schneider . With her he turned, "Trio Infernal", "The things of life" and "The passerby of Sanssouci". Piccoli was several times married, among others, with the French chanson singer Juliette Gréco .

Piccoli was on 27. December in Paris in 1925 into a family of musicians of Italian origin born. His father was a Violinist, his mother a pianist. At the time of his film career, he celebrated great successes on the stage. A sensation he made among other things, in Arthur Schnitzler's tragicomedy "The wide Land", the Swiss theater Director Luc Bondy with Piccoli filmed successfully.

Michel Piccoli has played almost everything

Piccoli almost everything: the passionate lover, romantic Charmer, cold, cynic, murderer, the police officers, spit-roasting ("Themroc has Played"), the desperate artist in "The beautiful Querulantin" and the Pope "Habemus Papam" by Nanni Moretti.

(red/dpa)

*fr.de is part of the nationwide Ippen-Digital editors network

Updated Date: 21 May 2020, 18:35

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