|Years active 1945–present|
Name Michel Piccoli
|Full Name Jacques Daniel Michel Piccoli|
Born 27 December 1925 (age 89) (1925-12-27) Paris, France
Occupation Actor, screenwriter, director, musician, singer
Spouse Ludivine Clerc (m. 1980), Juliette Greco (m. 1966–1977)
Children Anne-Cordelia Piccoli, Inord Piccoli, Missia Piccoli
Parents Marcelle Piccoli, Henri Piccoli
Awards Cannes Best Actor Award
Movies Contempt, We Have a Pope, The Big Feast, The Things of Life, Beauty of the Day
Similar People Juliette Greco, Ludivine Clerc, Jane Birkin, Romy Schneider, Claude Sautet
Michel Piccoli, hairy French mature actor
Jacques Daniel Michel Piccoli (born 27 December 1925) is a French actor and filmmaker of Ticino descent. He has one of the longest careers in french cinema, and is regarded worldwide as a symbol of France's film history, more specifically of the '60s and the 70's.
- Michel Piccoli hairy French mature actor
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- Life and career
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Life and career
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 to Pope, 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, Nanni Moretti, Jacques Doillon, Mario Bava, Manoel de Oliviera, Claude Faraldo, Raúl Ruiz, Theodoros Angelopoulos and Alain Resnais.
He has been 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.
He won the Best Actor Award at the 1980 Cannes Film Festival for A Leap in the Dark. In 1982, he won the Silver Bear for Best Actor at the 32nd Berlin International Film Festival for his role in Strange Affair. In 2001 he was the recipient of the Europe Theatre Prize.