Marcel Marceau

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Marcel Marceau
Marcel Marceau (1962).jpg
Marcel Marceau (1962)
Born Marcel Mangel
22 March 1923
Strasbourg, France
Died 22 September 2007(2007-09-22) (aged 84)
Cahors, France

Marcel Mangel (22 March 1923 – 22 September 2007)[1] 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."[1]

Marceau created many personalities. The most famous of these is probably Bip the clown. He received several awards for his works.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "French mime artist Marceau dies". BBC News. 2007-09-23. Retrieved 2007-09-23. 

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