|Michel Piccoli Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 11½ in|
|Date of Birth||December 27, 1925|
|Date of Death||May 12, 2020|
Michel Piccoli was a veteran French actor, director, and producer whose notable film credits included classic films like The Bellman (1945), Belle de Jour (1967), The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972), Topaz (1969), La Grande Bouffe (1973), We Have a Pope (2011), etc.
Jacques Daniel Michel Piccoli
Michel was born on December 27, 1925.
He passed away on May 12, 2020, from complications of a stroke in Saint-Philbert-sur-Risle. He was 94 years old at that time.
Paris, Île-de-France, France
Actor, Director, Producer
- Father – Constantin Charles Henri Piccoli (Violinist)
- Mother – Marcelle Piccoli (Pianist)
5 ft 11½ in or 181.5 cm
88 kg or 194 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Michel had dated –
- Éléonore Hirt – His first marriage was to Éléonore Hirt.
- Marisa Mell (1964)
- Juliette Gréco (1966-1977) – The Atlantic City (1980) actor wed French singer and actress Juliette Gréco in 1966. However, their marriage ended in divorce after 11 years together in 1977.
- Ludivine Clerc – His third marriage to Ludivine Clerc had produced a daughter named Anne-Cordélia Piccoli. The couple had also adopted 2 children together.
Race / Ethnicity
He had French, Swiss-Italian, and German ancestry.
However, his hair had turned ‘Gray’ with his advancing age.
Moles on his face
Michel Piccoli Facts
- Among his close circle of friends were actresses like Simone Signoret and Catherine Deneuve, actors like Marcello Mastroianni and Yves Montand, and philosophers like Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir.
- Michel shared his birthday with the French icon Gerard Depardieu, who was born 23 years after him in 1948.
- In spite of having an outstanding film career, he never won the highly-coveted César Award, which is the French equivalent of the Academy Awards. He, however, received 4 ‘Best Actor’ nominations during his lifetime.
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