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Michel Piccoli (1925-2020) was a French actor. He was born in Paris to a musical family; his mother was a pianist and his father a violinist. He appeared in many different roles, from seducer to cop to gangster, in more than 170 movies. Piccoli worked with Jean Renoir, Jean-Pierre Melville, Jean-Luc Godard, Claude Lelouch, Jacques Demy, Claude Sautet, Louis Malle, Agnès Varda, Leos Carax, Luis Buñuel, Costa-Gavras, Alfred Hitchcock, Marco Ferreri, Jacques Rivette, Otar Iosseliani and Jacques Doillon. He was married three times, first to Éléonore Hirt, then for eleven years to the singer Juliette Gréco and finally to Ludivine Clerc. He had one daughter from his first marriage, Anne-Cordélia. Piccoli was politically active on the left, and is vocally opposed to the Front National.
Sunday, December 27, 1925, Paris, France
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
1963 ContemptPaul Javal 1966 Is Paris Burning?Edgar Pisani 1967 Belle de JourHenri Husson 1967 The Young Girls of RochefortSimon Dame 1968 Danger: DiabolikGinko 1969 TopazJacques Granville 1969 The Milky WayMarquis de Sade 1970 The Things of LifePierre Bérard 1972 The Discreet Charm of the BourgeoisieLe ministre 1974 The Phantom of LibertyLe deuxième préfet de police 1981 The Prodigal DaughterLe père 1986 Mauvais SangMarc 1991 La Belle NoiseuseEdouard Frenhofer 2003 Raining Cats and FrogsFerdinand (voice) 2012 Holy MotorsL'homme à la tache de vinLimited to the 15 most popular items