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Robert Castel

Robert Castel (21 May 1933 – 5 December 2020) was a French actor. Castel was born in Bab El Oued on 21 May 1933. He was the son of Lili Labassi, a singer-songwriter of Chaabi music. He started his career as a musician, accompanying his father in Franco-Arabic songs. He began his acting career in the troupe of the Centre régional d'art dramatique in Algiers. He played the role of Robert in the play on the people of the Pied-Noir, titled La Famille Hernandez. He began his film career at the age of 24 with Les Amants de demain, directed by Marcel Blistène and Un témoin dans la ville, directed by Édouard Molinaro. He continued his acting career for the remainder of the 20th Century, ending his career with the 2017 documentary Les Magnifiques, which featured Charley Marouani, Enrico Macias, and Philippe Clair. The documentary covered pop culture in France from the 1960s to the 1980s. Castel was the widower of Pied-Noir actress Lucette Sahuquet, who died in 1987. The couple appeared on Les Grosses Têtes, broadcast on RTL, and Les Jeux de 20 heures, broadcast on France Régions 3. Robert Castel died in the Hôpital de la Pitié-Salpêtrière in Paris on 5 December 2020 following a long illness. He was buried on 9 December at the Cimitière parisien de Pantin. Source: Article "Robert Castel (actor)" from Wikipedia in english, licensed under CC-BY-SA 3.0.

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May 21, 1933 In Bab El-Oued, Alger, Algérie
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Les amants de demain 1959-08-26
Latest Project:
Movie El Gusto 2012-01-11
Known For
Poster of El Gusto
Poster of Comiques de toujours, coffret Vol. 1 à 4
Poster of Par le sang des autres
Poster of Two Men in Town
Movie El Gusto Le comédien 2012-01-11
Movie Comiques de toujours, coffret Vol. 1 à 4 himself 2009-10-13
Movie C'est facile et ça peut rapporter... 20 ans L'agent Alfredo Moreno 1983-01-06
Movie Le bahut va craquer le prof d'anglais 1981-05-06
Movie Les Borsalini Mohamed Rico 1980-02-20
Movie What Did I Ever Do to the Good Lord to Deserve a Wife Who Drinks in Cafes with Men? Gabriel Crémieux 1980-08-06
Movie Les grands moyens Hubert Lacagne 1978-05-18
Movie Too Shy to Try Trinita, le joueur de pétanque 1978-01-01
Movie Arrête ton char...bidasse ! Rodriguez 1977-12-07
Movie Attention les yeux! Chouchou 1976-02-17
Movie The Common Man Loulou 1975-02-26
Movie C'est dur pour tout le monde Monsieur Gilles 1975-06-18
Movie Par le sang des autres Paul 1974-03-07
Movie Bedmania Mr. Albert 1974-04-02
Movie Le Permis de conduire l'agent de police 1974-04-30
Movie Shut Up, Gulli Unknown 1974-10-30
Movie Elle court, elle court la banlieue Marcel 1973-02-22
Movie Two Men in Town André Vaultier 1973-10-24
Movie There Once Was a Cop Rodriguez 1972-02-11
Movie The Tall Blond Man with One Black Shoe Georghiu 1972-12-06
Movie La Ville-bidon Le pied-noir 1971-01-01
Series Le train bleu s'arrête 13 fois 1965-10-08
Movie The Unvanquished Amerio 1964-09-25
Movie Les amants de demain Unknown 1959-08-26