Marcel Marceau (1962)
22 March 1923
|Died||22 September 2007
Marcel Mangel (22 March 1923 – 22 September 2007) better known by his stage name Marcel Marceau, was a French mime. He was one of the most popular mimes in the world. He was said to be "single-handedly responsible for reviving the art of mime after World War II."
Marceau created many personalities. The most famous of these is probably Bip the clown. He received several awards for his works.
- The French Legion of Honour, in the rank of an Officer, 1986
- Commandeur des Arts et des Lettres
- The French Order of Merit
References[change | edit source]
- "French mime artist Marceau dies". BBC News. 2007-09-23. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/7009040.stm. Retrieved 2007-09-23.
Other websites[change | edit source]
- The World of Mime Theatre Library: Marcel Marceau
- Compagnie Bodecker&Neander : Alexander Neander and Wolfram v. Bodecker are assistants and members of the Compagnie MARCEL MARCEAU.
- Salon - Brilliant Careers
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