DISAPPEARANCE – The actress, who was distinguished as much for the camera on the boards, was a real star of the 1940s to 1970. She passed away in the night from Saturday to Sunday at the age of 84.
She had managed to magnetize the gaze of the greatest. Nicole Courcel, featured on screen and on stage from the 1940s to the late 1970s, died on the night of Saturday 25 to Sunday, June 26 The end point of his long filmography. In all, she had played in over forty films for cinema and was also found in the theater and on television.
Born in 1931 in Saint-Cloud, in the Hauts-de-Seine, Nicole Courcel went to school at Simon before being noticed by Jacques Becker, who first made him pass tests to Antoine et Antoinette before offering her first major film role in 1949 Rendezvous in July . Andrieu real name, she adopted the surname Courcel character she embodied in this film.
The beginning of a long journey on film sets. The same year, here alongside Marcel Carné for La Marie du port . Sacha Guitry then enlisted for the If Versailles were told to me (1954). Here it later on camera by Jean Cocteau in The Testament of Orpheus (1960). Agnès Varda also to mark the Creatures (1966) and Claude Lelouch for The adventure is the adventure (1972). His last film for the big screen in 1979: Last spirit Jean-Pierre Blanc.
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It is far from its ultimate artistic adventure. Meanwhile, Nicole Courcel had invested in theater and television. It is mounted on the boards of the Sarah Bernhardt Theatre several times to give substance to the Crucible Arthur Miller, in a staging by Raymond Birch. She was also a regular at the gym Theatres and Montparnasse, where she played under the direction of Pierre Mondy or Jacques Charon.
On the small screen, she participated in many series: Sherlock Holmes (1955), Testimonials (1973), Four women four lives (1981) or The last five minutes (1994). His last visit was in 2004, in the TV movie Milady . As many roles for a grande dame of cinema and French television.
Nicole Courcel is the mother of TV host and culinary columnist Julie Andrieu. She was very involved in the fight against child abuse within the association “blue child.” For years, she suffered from a brain disease.
On social networks, several personalities from the world of film and film fans pay homage.