Marcel Marceau Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Famous Movies, Net Worth

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Marcel Marceau (Marcel Mangel, Le mime Marceau)

Last Updated: 05 Oct, 2023 | Views: 288

Age: 84

Profession: Actor

Other Profession(s): Painter, Visual Artist, Mime Artist, Clown

Famous For: Master Of Silence (Legendary mime)

Higher Education: Charles Dullin's School of Dramatic Art

Marcel Marceau Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
22 Mar, 1923 (84 Years 06 Months)

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Died on
22 Sep, 2007

Cause of Death
Still Unknown

Marcel Marceau Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography)
Marcel Marceau (1923-2007) was a world-renowned French mime artist and actor. Known for his iconic character "Bip the Clown," Marceau's performances were characterized by his ability to convey emotions and stories through body language and facial expressions. He was also a humanitarian, using his art to raise awareness and support for various causes. Marceau's legacy continues to inspire and influence performers around the world.

Marcel Marceau Career:
1944: Marcel Marceau fought against the Nazis by joining the French Resistance. He also started to use his stage name, Marceau, to hide his Jewish roots.
1946: To hone his craft and become a professional Mime artist, he took classes from an experienced french actor named Étienne Decroux.
Marcel Marceau Debut Movie:
In 1947, Marcel made a debut in the theater scene as a Mime artist at Paris’ Théâtre de Poche.
1948: After feeling hindered by not being able to do things his way while working under other people's groups, Marcel started his own company called Compagnie de Mime Marcel Marceau.
1955: Bip The Clown is the most iconic character of Marcel’s career. This sad clown with white paint on his face became one with him.
1959: At Los Angeles’ Hollywood Bowl, Marcel went down in history as the first mime artist to ever perform here.
1961: One of the American presidents, John F. Kennedy had the pleasure of watching this man put on a one-man show at the White House.
1978: His last act was opening up a school for other mime artists to learn and express themselves called École Internationale de Mimodrame de Paris.
Marcel Marceau Movie:
Les Enfants Terribles (1950)
Barbarella (1968) 
Shanks (1974) 
Silent Movie (1976)
The Last Laugh (1977) 
Valentin de las Sierras (1978) 
La Guerre des Polices (1980) 

Marcel Marceau Awards:
Officer of the Legion of Honor in 1970
National Order of Merit in 1974
Emmy Award for his television special "Marcel Marceau on Stage" in 1978
Grand Prix National des Arts de la Rue in 1998
Israel Prize in 2001 
Praemium Imperiale in 2002
Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters in 2003

Marcel Marceau Facts:
Marceau learned the art of mime from his father, who was a butcher and amateur mime artist.
During World War II, Marceau joined the French Resistance and helped smuggle Jewish children out of France to Switzerland.

Marcel Marceau cause of death:
2007: Marcel Marceau died on September 22, 2007, in Cahors, France, at the age of 84. 

Marcel Marceau Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 175 cm
In Meters 1.75 m
In feet Inches 5'9"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 75 Kg
In Pounds 165 lbs

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Marcel Marceau Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Charles Mangel

Mother's Name
Anne Werzberg

Huguette Mallette, Ella Jaroszewicz, Anne Sicco

Alain Marceau

Michel Marceau, Baptiste Marceau

Aurélia Marceau, Camille Marceau

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