Claude Brasseur

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Claude Brasseur
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Brasseur in 2013
Born
Claude Pierre Espinasse

(1936-06-15)15 June 1936
Died22 December 2020(2020-12-22) (aged 84)
Paris, France
OccupationActor
Spouse(s)Peggy Roche
(m. 1961; div. ?)
Michèle Cambon
(m. 1970; his death 2020)
Children1
Parent(s)Pierre Brasseur
Odette Joyeux
AwardsChevalier (Knight) of the Légion d'honneur
(2008)

Claude Brasseur (15 June 1936 – 22 December 2020) was a French actor.

From the late 1950s until two years before his death, Brasseur appeared in 150 movies and television productions. He was known for his role as Arthur in Jean-Luc Godard's Bande à part (1964). Brasseur played the lead role in the early 1970s historical crime television series The New Adventures of Vidocq.

Brasseur died on 22 December 2020 in Paris, at the age of 84.[1]

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