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Michel Piccoli Height, Weight, Age, Facts, Biography

Michel Piccoli Quick Info
Height 5 ft 11½ in
Weight 88 kg
Date of Birth December 27, 1925
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
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.

Born Name

Jacques Daniel Michel Piccoli

Nick Name

Michel

Michel Piccoli as seen at the Cannes Film Festival in 2013
Michel Piccoli as seen at the Cannes Film Festival in 2013 (Georges Biard / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Age

Michel was born on December 27, 1925.

Died

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.

Sun Sign

Capricorn

Born Place

Paris, Île-de-France, France

Nationality

French

 

Occupation

Actor, Director, Producer

Family

  • Father – Constantin Charles Henri Piccoli (Violinist)
  • Mother – Marcelle Piccoli (Pianist)

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 11½ in or 181.5 cm

Weight

88 kg or 194 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Michel had dated –

  1. Éléonore Hirt – His first marriage was to Éléonore Hirt.
  2. Marisa Mell (1964)
  3. 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.
  4. Ludivine Clerc – His third marriage to Ludivine Clerc had produced a daughter named Anne-Cordélia Piccoli. The couple had also adopted 2 children together.
Michel Piccoli as seen in 1965
Michel Piccoli as seen in 1965 (Audreey.ma / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Race / Ethnicity

White

He had French, Swiss-Italian, and German ancestry.

Hair Color

Black

However, his hair had turned ‘Gray’ with his advancing age.

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Moles on his face

Michel Piccoli as seen at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival
Michel Piccoli as seen at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival (Étienne Andre / Wikimedia / CC BY 3.0)

Michel Piccoli Facts

  1. 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.
  2. Michel shared his birthday with the French icon Gerard Depardieu, who was born 23 years after him in 1948.
  3. 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.

Featured Image by Georges Biard / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0

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