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Michel Piccoli

Michel Piccoli (1925-2020) was a French actor. He was born in Paris to a musical family; his mother was a pianist and his father a violinist. He appeared in many different roles, from seducer to cop to gangster, in more than 170 movies. Piccoli 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 had one daughter from his first marriage, Anne-Cordélia. Piccoli was politically active on the left, and is vocally opposed to the Front National.

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Dec 27, 1925 In Paris, France
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Sortilèges 1945-12-04
Latest Project:
Movie Train de nuit 2022
Known For
Poster of Once Upon a Time... Contempt
Poster of La Belle Noiseuse
Poster of The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie
Poster of The Young Girls of Rochefort
Movie Train de nuit Unknown 2022
Movie Marco Ferreri: Dangerous But Necessary Self 2017-05-09
Movie The Incredible Mr. Piccoli Himself - Actor (archive footage) 2017-05-28
Movie Our Lady of Hormones Narrator 2015-01-31
Movie The Taste of Blueberries Michel 2014-10-08
Movie Holy Motors L'homme à la tache de vin 2012-07-02
Movie Lines of Wellington Leópold Scheitzer 2012-10-04
Movie You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet Le père 2012-09-01
Movie We Have a Pope Melville 2011-04-15
Movie Agnès Varda: From Here to There Himself 2011-10-01
Series Agnès Varda: From Here to There Himself 2011-12-19
Movie Ritratto di mio padre sé stesso 2010-10-27
Movie Once Upon a Time... Contempt Himself 2009-05-21
Movie Le Bel Âge Maurice Reverdy 2009-12-30
Movie On War Le grand Hou 2008-10-01
Movie The Dust of Time Spyros 2008-11-22
Movie Boxes Papa 2007-06-06
Movie Les toits de Paris Marcel 2007-08-10
Movie The Duchess of Langeais Vidame de Pamiers 2007-03-28
Movie Le Roi Lear Le roi Lear 2007-09-19
Movie To Each His Own Cinema Nikita Kruschev (segment "Rencontre unique") 2007-10-31
Movie Otar Iosseliani, le merle siffleur Himself 2006-01-01
Movie Magic Mirror Prof. Heschel 2006-03-09
Movie Belle Toujours Henri Husson 2006-09-08
Movie Gardens in Autumn Marie, la mère de Vincent 2006-09-06
Movie Everything's Connected Narrator 2005-07-07
Movie A Real Man Unknown 2003-05-28
Movie That Day Harald 2003-06-04
Movie Raining Cats and Frogs Ferdinand (voice) 2003-12-03
Movie Little Lili acteur qui joue Simon 2003-08-27
Movie Il bambino di Betlemme Unknown 2002-01-01
Movie I'm Going Home Gilbert Valence 2001-05-13
Movie Everything's Fine, We're Leaving Louis 2000-06-27
Movie Actors lui-même 2000-04-05
Movie Nothing About Robert Lord Ariel Chatwick-West 1999-02-24
Movie Libero Burro Uncle Tony 1999-09-10
Movie París-Tombuctú Michel des Assantes 1999-09-10
Series Vivement dimanche self 1998-09-20
Movie Genealogies of a Crime Georges Didier 1997-05-04
Movie Passion in the Desert Jean-Michel Venture de Paradis 1997-08-31
Movie Beaumarchais the Scoundrel Prince de Conti 1996-03-20
Movie Traveling Companion Cosimo 1996-05-26
Movie Tykho Moon Mac Bee / frère Mac Bee 1996-11-28
Movie Party Michel 1996-06-27
Movie Tödliches Geld Paul Belmont 1995-01-01
Movie 2 x 50 Years of French Cinema Himself 1995-01-01
Movie One Hundred and One Nights Simon Cinéma 1995-01-25
Movie The World of Jacques Demy Self 1995-09-22
Movie The Emigrant Adam 1994-01-01
Movie Berau, sur les traces de Joseph Conrad Presenter 1994-06-15
Movie The Black Angel Georges Feuvrier 1994-11-16
Movie The Young Girls Turn 25 Self (archive footage) 1993-01-01
Movie Archipel Leonard Wilde 1993-03-17
Movie Rupture(s) Paul 1993-10-26
Movie La cavale des fous Henri Toussaint 1993-08-11
Movie Divertimento Edouard Frenhofer 1992-01-01
Movie Walking a Tightrope Marcel Spadice 1992-01-08
Movie The Supper Chateaubriand (voice) 1992-12-23
Movie Le Bal des casse-pieds Désiré, l'homosexuel 1992-02-12
Movie The Fate of Baron Leisenbohg Le baron de Leisenbohg 1991-03-30
Movie La Belle Noiseuse Edouard Frenhofer 1991-09-04
Movie The Children Thief M. Armand 1991-09-25
Movie Lest We Forget Himself 1991-12-11
Movie May Fools Milou 1990-01-24
Movie Martha and I Ernst 1990-09-01
Movie The Monkey Folk Unknown 1989-05-26
Movie How Good the Whites Are Père Jean-Marie 1988-01-20
Movie Blanc de Chine Batz 1988-04-20
Movie Un coupable L'avocat 1988-12-18
Movie La ruelle au clair de lune Pierre Willer 1988-11-10
Movie La Rumba Damien Malleville 1987-02-18
Movie The Distant Land Friedrich Hofreiter 1987-01-01
Movie The Veiled Man Kassar 1987-09-16
Movie Malady of Love Raoul Bergeron 1987-09-30
Movie The Nonentity der Tölpel 1986-08-13
Movie My Brother-in-law Killed My Sister Étienne Sembadel 1986-03-05
Movie Mauvais Sang Marc 1986-11-26
Movie The Prude Pierre 1986-12-03
Movie Death in a French Garden Graham Tombsthay 1985-02-13
Movie Adieu Bonaparte Unknown 1985-05-17
Movie Going and Coming Back Simon Lerner 1985-03-27
Movie Dangerous Moves Akiva Liebskind 1984-04-15
Movie Long Live Life Michel Perrin 1984-04-18
Movie Success Is the Best Revenge Unknown 1984-05-26
Movie Le matelot 512 Récitant (voice) 1984-12-19
Movie The Prize of Peril Frédéric Mallaire 1983-01-25
Movie The General of the Dead Army Unknown 1983-10-19
Movie The Night of Varennes King Louis XVI 1982-05-15
Movie The Passerby Max Baumstein 1982-04-14
Movie Scénario du film 'Passion' 1982-01-28
Movie Espion, lève-toi Jean-Paul Chance 1982-01-27
Series Champs-Elysées Unknown 1982-01-16
Movie Godard's Passion Michel Boulard 1982-05-26
Movie Beyond the Door Mr. Mutti 1982-09-05
Movie Will the High Salaried Workers Raise Their Hands! Unknown 1982-11-03
Movie Une Chambre en Ville Edmond Leroyer 1982-10-27
Movie The Eyes, the Mouth Tío Agostino 1982-09-10
Series Wanna bet, that..? Unknown 1981-02-14
Movie The Prodigal Daughter Le père 1981-03-25
Movie Strange Affair Bertrand Malair 1981-12-23
Movie Confused Feelings Professor 1981-06-10
Movie Der Preis fürs Überleben Unknown 1980-02-18
Movie A Leap in the Dark Mauro Ponticelli 1980-05-21
Movie Du crime considéré comme un des beaux-arts. Morrand 1980-01-01
Movie Atlantic City Joseph 1980-09-03
Series Docteur Teyran Jean Teyran 1980-12-30
Movie Atrocious Tales of Love and Death Victor Navarro 1979-04-12
Movie The Bit Between the Teeth Pierre Chazerand 1979-09-01
Movie La part du feu 1978-01-04
Movie Strauberg ist da Unknown 1978-02-25
Movie Sugar Grezillo 1978-10-15
Movie L'état sauvage Orlaville 1978-04-18
Movie Little Girl in Blue Velvet Conrad Brukner 1978-08-23
Movie Spoiled Children Bernard Rougerie 1977-09-06
Movie Rene the Cane Ispettore Marchand 1977-02-16
Movie The Accuser Saint-Rame 1977-09-07
Movie The Last Woman Michel 1976-04-20
Movie One Way or Another Lui 1976-04-30
Series Nouvelles d'Henry James Capitaine Roger 1976-03-13
Movie F as in Fairbanks Etienne 1976-05-05
Movie Mado Simon Léotard 1976-10-27
Movie Weak Spot L'enquêteur 1975-01-01
Movie Leonor Richard 1975-09-01
Movie Seven Deaths by Prescription Dr Losseray 1975-12-03
Movie Don't Touch the White Woman! Buffalo Bill 1974-01-23
Movie The Infernal Trio Georges Sarret 1974-05-22
Movie The Voyage Into the Whirlpool Has Begun 1974-01-01
Movie Un amour de pluie Mr. Dellerue (voice) 1974-01-10
Movie Grandeur nature Michel 1974-08-21
Movie The Phantom of Liberty Le deuxième préfet de police 1974-09-10
Movie Vincent, Francois, Paul and the Others François 1974-10-23
Movie The Woman in Blue Pierre 1973-01-14
Movie Themroc Themroc 1973-02-22
Movie La Grande Bouffe Michel 1973-05-16
Movie Far West Unknown 1973-05-31
Movie Wedding in Blood Pierre Maury 1973-04-12
Series Midi Trente Self 1972-03-06
Movie Liza Giorgio's friend 1972-08-11
Movie The Audience Padre Amerin 1972-01-01
Movie The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie Le Ministre 1972-09-15
Movie Cesar and Rosalie Narrator (voice) 1972-10-26
Movie The Assassination Le colonel kassar - le ministre de l'intérieur d'un pays du maghreb 1972-10-11
Movie Max and the Junkmen Max 1971-02-17
Series V.I.P. Schaukel Unknown 1971-05-09
Series Samedi soir self 1971-01-09
Movie Touch and Go Valentin 1971-09-01
Movie Ten Days Wonder Paul Regis 1971-12-01
Series Treffpunkte himself 1970-05-26
Movie The Things of Life Pierre Bérard 1970-03-13
Movie Invasion Marcello 1970-10-02
Movie Dillinger Is Dead Glauco 1969-01-24
Movie The Milky Way Marquis de Sade 1969-03-15
Movie The Uninvited François Desailly 1969-10-31
Movie Topaz Jacques Granville 1969-12-17
Movie Danger: Diabolik Ginko 1968-01-24
Movie The Diary of an Innocent Boy Count Philippe 1968-01-12
Movie Heartbeat Charles 1968-10-30
Movie Woman in Chains l'invité pressé au vernissage 1968-11-20
Movie Romy - Anatomy of a Face Himself 1967-01-21
Movie The Young Girls of Rochefort Simon Dame 1967-03-08
Movie The Dinosaur and the Baby Paul Javal (archive footage) 1967-03-15
Movie My Love, My Love Marrades 1967-06-08
Movie Belle de Jour Henri Husson 1967-05-24
Movie Shock Troops The Extra Man 1967-04-05
Movie Le coup de grâce Capri / Bruno 1966-05-08
Movie The Devil's Tricks L'antiquaire 1966-01-01
Movie The Game Is Over Alexandre Saccard 1966-06-22
Movie Marie Soleil 1966-03-04
Movie The War Is Over Inspector #1 1966-05-11
Movie Is Paris Burning? Edgar Pisani 1966-10-26
Movie La Voleuse Werner Kreuz 1966-08-26
Movie Elsa the Rose Narrator 1966-10-23
Movie The Creatures Edgar Piccoli 1966-09-03
Movie Masquerade Georges Sarrassin 1965-04-13
Movie Dom Juan Dom Juan 1965-11-06
Movie The Sleeping Car Murder René Cabourg 1965-11-17
Movie Lady L Lecoeur 1965-12-17
Movie Cinéastes de notre temps: Luis Buñuel Narrator 1964-04-21
Movie Diary of a Chambermaid Monsieur Monteil 1964-01-01
Movie Paparazzi Texte dit par (voice) 1964-09-22
Movie Le Parti des choses: Bardot et Godard Himself 1964-04-30
Movie All About Loving Raoul 1964-12-28
Movie The Day and the Hour Antoine 1963-04-05
Movie Contempt Paul Javal 1963-10-29
Movie Salut les Cubains Narrator 1963-12-09
Movie Le Doulos Nuttheccio 1962-12-13
Movie La chevelure L'homme 1961-01-01
Movie Rendezvous Paul 1961-11-10
Movie Amazons of Rome Console Publicola 1961-03-24
Movie Les Joueurs Chvokhniev 1960-01-01
Movie La dragée haute Unknown 1960-07-27
Movie Le chalet sous la neige Robert 1959-12-24
Movie La nuit de Tom Brown Tom, jeune 1959-03-24
Movie Beast at Bay Commissaire Jacques Guimard 1959-06-17
Movie Sinners of Paris L'inspecteur Vardier, de la P.J. 1958-01-15
Movie Sunday Buddies Le directeur de l'aéro-club 1957-07-01
Movie The Witches of Salem James Putnam 1957-04-26
Movie Nathalie Franck Marchal 1957-12-04
Movie Death in the Garden Father Lizardi 1956-09-21
Movie Interdit de séjour Georges 1955-01-05
Movie French Cancan Le Capitaine Valorgueil 1955-04-27
Movie Ernst Thälmann - Führer seiner Klasse Maurice Rouger 1955-10-06
Movie Bad Liaisons Unknown 1955-10-25
Movie Daughters of Destiny Pasquerel (segment "Jeanne") 1954-01-21
Movie Tout chante autour de moi 1954-11-01
Movie Torticola contre Frankensberg Unknown 1952-01-01
Series Deutscher Filmpreis (Lola) Self 1951-01-01
Movie Sans laisser d'adresse Un journaliste aux archives 1951-01-17
Movie The Mark of the Day Georges Gohelle 1949-04-06
Movie Le Parfum de la dame en noir Lebel 1949-10-05
Movie Sortilèges Un villageois 1945-12-04