Georges Marchal, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Georges Marchal

French actor

Date of Birth: 10-Jan-1920

Place of Birth: Nancy, Grand Est, France

Date of Death: 28-Nov-1997

Profession: television actor, film actor

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Georges Marchal

  • Georges Marchal (10 January 1920 – 28 November 1997) was a French actor. Born Georges Louis Lucot in Nancy, Meurthe-et-Moselle, France, the strikingly handsome Marchal was discovered in the early-1940s by director Jean GrĂ©millon.
  • By the early 1950s, he had become one of the top male stars of French cinema, second only, perhaps, to actor Jean Marais.
  • He was also a favorite leading man of filmmaker Luis Buñuel, appearing in the director's films La voie lactĂ©e, Belle de jour, Cela s'appelle l'aurore, and La mort en ce jardin. In 1951, Marchal married French actress Dany Robin and together they were a popular couple, playing in the movies La Passagère (1949), La Voyageuse inattendue, Le plus joli pĂ©chĂ© du monde, Jupiter directed by Gilles Grangier (1952), and Quand sonnera midi directed by Edmond T.
  • GrĂ©ville (1958). On television, Marchal played Claude Jade's father in the TV-series The Island of Thirty Coffins, and appeared as Richelieu, and Philippe IV, and in adaptations of Balzac, Hugo, George Sand and Colette. Divorced from Dany Robin since 1969, Marchal married Michele Heyberger in 1983.
  • He had two children, Robin and FrĂ©dĂ©rique.
  • Marchal retired in 1989 and died, age 77, on 28 November 1997 in Maurens, Dordogne, France.

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