The actor and former resident of the Comédie-French, Paul Guers, born in 1927, was found dead at his home alongside his writer wife, Montsoreau, Maine-et-Loire close to Saumur.
These are the policemen of the Pays-de-Loire that have reported the death on Wednesday. According to results of the investigation, Paul Guers, whose real name is Paul Dutronc, former member of the Comédie-French, reportedly died between 16 and 19 November, at the age of 88 years “of the Logis lady. ”
Resident of the French comedy from 1953 to 1956 and a native of Tours, he began his career by moving towards the theater. Beginning interpret pieces like Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Peter Brook in 1956, or Requiem for a Nun Albert Camus in 1961, he had then turned to the classic tragedies and cinema. During his career he had the opportunity to meet leading figures of cinema, like Lino Ventura , Michel Galabru … He also rubbed the alluring Jeanne Moreau and Claudia Cardinale in 1964, during the preparation of the erotic comedy, the Magnificent Cuckold by Antonio Pietrangeli .
The disappearance of the couple would be, according to police, related to the long illness of the human scene: ” He had cancer and had to suffer a heavy processing .” S a woman upset so would also have ended his days not supporting his absence. This is a major man and a woman very loving letters, which go out today but embrace in death.
His wife, Marie-Josephe, 66 years old, a renowned writer, author of seven all novels crowned Winners (French Academy, First Novel Award, Roland Dorgelès Charles Oulmont Foundation, Society of People Letters, prices of readers of it etc.). She also was publisher Robert Laffont and Hachette.