Michel Duchaussoy

Actor

Born: Valenciennes, Nord, France

BIOGRAPHY

Michel Duchaussoy (29 November 1938 – 13 March 2012) was a French film actor, who appeared in more than 130 films between 1962 and 2012. He was born Michel René Jacques Duchaussoy in Valenciennes, France on 29 November 1938. At first a theater actor, he worked for many years in the Comédie Française, where he started his career in 1964. Duchaussoy performed in many French classic plays including those by Molière, Marivaux, Corneille and Ionesco. He received the prestigious Molière award for best supporting actor in 2003. The deep-voiced actor dubbed Marlon Brando in the French version of Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather. In 2010 he co-starred with Sophie Marceau in Yann Samuell's L’age de raison.

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