Biography

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Michel Piccoli (born 27 December 1925) is a French actor. He was born in Paris to a musical family; his mother was a pianist and his father a violinist.

He has appeared in many different roles, from seducer to cop to gangster, in more than 170 movies. Piccoli has 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 has one daughter from his first marriage, Anne-Cordélia.

Piccoli is politically active on the left, and is vocally opposed to the Front National.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Michel Piccoli, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Michel Piccoli (born 27 December 1925) is a French actor. He was born in Paris to a musical family; his mother was a pianist and his father a violinist.

He has appeared in many different roles, from seducer to cop to gangster, in more than 170 movies. Piccoli has 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 has one daughter from his first marriage, Anne-Cordélia.

Piccoli is politically active on the left, and is vocally opposed to the Front National.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Michel Piccoli, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 183

Birthday 1925-12-27

Place of Birth Paris, France

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

Cinéma, de notre temps: Otar Iosseliani, le merle siffleur (2006) as Himself
2015 Notre-Dame des Hormones as Narrator
2014 The Taste of Blueberries as Michel
2012 Lines of Wellington as Leópold Scheitzer
2012 You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet as Le père
2012 Holy Motors as L'homme à la tache de vin
2011 Agnès Varda: From Here to There(1 episode)
2011 We Have a Pope as Melville
2010 Ritratto di mio padre as sé stesso
2009 Restless as Maurice Reverdy
2009 Once Upon a Time... Contempt as Himself
2008 The Dust of Time as Spyros
2008 On War as Le grand Hou
2007 Le Roi Lear as Le roi Lear
2007 Les toits de Paris as Marcel
2007 Boxes as Papa
2007 To Each His Own Cinema as Nikita Kruschev (segment "Rencontre unique")
2007 The Duchess of Langeais as Vidame de Pamiers
2006 Belle Toujours as Husson
2006 Gardens in Autumn as Marie, la mère de Vincent
2006 Magic Mirror as Prof. Heschel
2005 Everything's Connected as Narrator
2003 Raining Cats and Frogs as Ferdinand (voice)
2003 Little Lili as acteur qui joue Simon
2003 That Day as Harald
2002 Il bambino di Betlemme
2001 I'm Going Home as Gilbert Valence
2000 Everything's Fine, We're Leaving as Louis
2000 Actors as lui-même
1999 Libero Burro as Uncle Tony
1999 París-Tombuctú as Michel des Assantes
1999 Rien sur Robert as Lord Ariel Chatwick-West
1997 Passion in the Desert as Jean-Michel Venture de Paradis
1997 Genealogies of a Crime as Georges Didier
1996 Tykho Moon as Mac Bee / frère Mac Bee
1996 Party as Michel
1996 Traveling Companion as Cosimo
1996 Beaumarchais the Scoundrel as Prince de Conti
1995 The World of Jacques Demy as Himself
1995 One Hundred and One Nights as Simon Cinéma
1995 Tödliches Geld as Paul Belmont
1995 2 x 50 Years of French Cinema as Himself
1994 The Black Angel as Georges Feuvrier
1993 Rupture(s) as Paul
1993 La cavale des fous as Henri Toussaint
1993 Archipel as Leonard Wilde
1993 The Young Girls Turn 25 as Himself (archive footage)
1992 The Supper as Chateaubriand (voice)
1992 Le bal des casse-pieds as Désiré, l'homosexuel
1992 Divertimento as Edouard Frenhofer
1992 Walking a Tightrope as Marcel Spadice
1991 Lest We Forget as Himself
1991 The Children Thief as M. Armand
1991 La Belle Noiseuse as Edouard Frenhofer
1991 The Fate of Baron Leisenbohg as Le baron de Leisenbohg
1990 Martha and I as Ernst
1990 May Fools as Milou
1989 The Monkey Folk
1988 Un coupable as L'avocat
1988 La ruelle au clair de lune as Pierre Willer
1988 How Good the Whites Are as Père Jean-Marie
1987 Malady of Love as Raoul Bergeron
1987 The Veiled Man as Kassar
1987 The Distant Land
1987 La Rumba as Damien Malleville
1986 The Prude as Pierre
1986 Mauvais Sang as Marc
1986 Paltoquet as der Tölpel
1986 My Brother-in-law Killed My Sister as Étienne Sembadel
1985 Adieu Bonaparte
1985 Partir, revenir as Simon Lerner
1985 Death in a French Garden as Graham Tombsthay
1984 Le matelot 512 as Récitant (voice)
1984 Success Is the Best Revenge
1984 Long Live Life as Michel Perrin
1984 Dangerous Moves as Akiva Liebskind
1983 The General of the Dead Army
1983 The Prize of Peril
1982 Que les gros salaires lèvent le doigt
1982 Une Chambre en Ville as Edmond Leroyer
1982 The Eyes, the Mouth as Tío Agostino
1982 Beyond the Door as Mr. Mutti
1982 Godard's Passion as Michel Boulard
1982 The Passerby as Max Baumstein
1982 Spy, Stand Up as Jean-Paul Chance
1981 Strange Affair as Bertrand Malair
1981 Confused Feelings as Professor
1981 The Prodigal Daughter as Le père
1981 Wanna bet, that..?(1 episode)
1980 Atlantic City as Joseph
1980 A Leap In The Dark as Mauro Ponticelli
1980 Du crime considéré comme un des beaux-arts. as Morrand
1979 The Bit Between the Teeth as Pierre Chazerand
1979 Atrocious Tales of Love and Death as Victor Navarro
1978 Sugar as Grezillo
1978 Little Girl in Blue Velvet as Conrad Brukner
1978 L'état sauvage as Orlaville
1978 Strauberg ist da
1978 La part du feu
1977 The Accuser as Saint-Rame
1977 Spoiled Children as Bernard Rougerie
1977 Rene the Cane as Ispettore Marchand
1976 Mado as Simon Léotard
1976 F comme Fairbanks as Etienne
1976 One Way or Another as Lui
1976 The Last Woman as Michel
1975 Seven Deaths by Prescription as Dr Losseray
1975 Leonor as Richard
1974 Vincent, Francois, Paul and the Others as François
1974 The Bench of Desolation as Capitaine Roger
1974 The Phantom of Liberty
1974 Grandeur nature as Michel
1974 The Infernal Trio as Georges Sarret
1974 Don't Touch the White Woman! as Buffalo Bill
1973 Far West
1973 La Grande Bouffe as Michel
1973 Wedding in Blood as Pierre Maury
1973 Themroc as Themroc
1973 The Woman in Blue as Pierre
1972 Cesar and Rosalie as Récitant / Narrator (voice)
1972 Cesar and Rosalie as Erzähler (Stimme)
1972 The Assassination as Le colonel kassar - le ministre de l'intérieur d'un pays du maghreb
1972 The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie as Le Ministre
1972 Liza as Giorgio's friend
1972 The Audience as Padre Amerin
1971 Ten Days Wonder as Paul Regis
1971 Touch and Go as Valentin
1971 V.I.P. Schaukel(1 episode)
1971 Max and the Junkmen as Max
1970 The Things of Life as Pierre Bérard
1969 Topaz as Jacques Granville
1969 The Uninvited as François Desailly
1969 The Milky Way as Marquis de Sade
1969 Dillinger Is Dead as Glauco
1968 Woman in Chains as l'invité pressé au vernissage
1968 Heartbeat as Charles
1968 Danger: Diabolik as Ginko
1968 The Diary of an Innocent Boy as Count Philippe
1967 My Love, My Love as Marrades
1967 Belle de Jour as Henri Husson
1967 Shock Troops as o homem extra
1967 The Dinosaur and the Baby as Paul Javal (archive footage)
1967 The Young Girls of Rochefort as Simon Dame
1967 Romy - Anatomy of a Face as Himself
1966 La Voleuse as Werner Kreuz
1966 Is Paris Burning? as Edgar Pisani
1966 Elsa the Rose as Narrator
1966 The Creatures as Edgar Piccoli
1966 The Game Is Over as Alexandre Saccard
1966 The War Is Over as l'inspecteur des douanes
1966 Le coup de grâce as Capri / Bruno
1966 Marie Soleil
1965 The Sleeping Car Murder as René Cabourg
1965 Dom Juan as Dom Juan
1965 Masquerade as Georges Sarrassin
1964 All About Loving
1964 Paparazzi as Texte dit par (voice)
1964 Cinéastes de notre temps: Luis Buñuel as Narrator
1964 Diary of a Chambermaid as Monsieur Monteil
1963 Salut les Cubains as Narrator
1963 Contempt as Paul Javal
1963 The Day and the Hour as Antoine
1963 Le Doulos
1961 Rendezvous as Paul
1961 Amazons of Rome as Console Publicola
1961 La chevelure as L'homme
1960 Les Joueurs as Chvokhniev
1959 La bête à l'affût as Commissaire Jacques Guimard
1958 Sinners of Paris as L'inspecteur Vardier, de la P.J.
1957 Nathalie as L'inspecteur Franck Marchal
1957 Sunday Buddies as Le directeur de l'aéro-club
1957 The Witches of Salem as James Putnam
1956 Death in the Garden as Father Lizardi
1955 Ernst Thälmann - Führer seiner Klasse as Maurice Rouger
1955 Interdit de séjour as Georges
1954 French Cancan as Le Capitaine Valorgueil
1954 Daughters of Destiny as Pasquerel (segment "Jeanne")
1952 Torticola contre Frankensberg
1949 Le Parfum de la dame en noir as Lebel
1949 Le Point du jour as Georges Gohelle
1945 Sortilèges as Un villageois

Directing

2006 C'est pas tout à fait la vie dont j'avais rêvéDirector
2001 The Black BeachDirector
1997 Alors voilà,Director
1991 Lest We ForgetDirector

Production

1983 The General of the Dead ArmyProducer
1975 LeonorProducer
1974 Don't Touch the White Woman!Producer

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