The Swiss player Marc Michel died at the age of 83 years. He was best known for his role of husband of Catherine Deneuve in the famous film of Jacques Demy, The Umbrellas of Cherbourg .
If the public does not remember his name necessarily, his face remained in the memory of lovers Umbrellas of Cherbourg , the cult film directed by Jacques Demy in 1964. He played the character of Roland Cassard, a gemstone trader that Catherine Deneuve well despite wife ell e, when she would rather marry Guy, the mechanic. the actor named Marc Michel and he just died Thursday at the age of 83, as a result of a long illness. He died at his home in Eure-et-Loir, said his agent has revealed the information.
Besides The Umbrellas of Cherbourg , Marc Michel played in another film of Jacques Demy, Lola , but it is also illustrated in thirty films as The hole of Jacques Becker, The roads of Kathmandu and No smoke without fire Andre Cayatte or madame Claude Just Jaeckin.
During the rest of his career, Marc Michel turned in TV movies or television series like Hope to God , Julien Fontanes , the last five minutes , or more recently Master Da Costa or La Crim ‘ .
He was born in Switzerland, in Montreux, in December 1932.