Death of Claude Gensac: celebrities pay tribute to “the doe” of French cinema

Entertainment 28 December, 2016

Numerous were also the personalities to honor, on Twitter, the memory of Claude Gensac. This ” smiling figure of French cinema” , passed away in his sleep on the night of Monday 26 to Tuesday, December 27.
” The doe” French cinema is no more. Claude Gensac died Tuesday, December 27, at 89 years old. It had been ten times the wife of Louis de Funes screen had played in over a hundred films. In 2013, it is still seen in She goes , Emmanuelle Bercot, or Lulu femme nue of Solveig Anspach , which has even led to his being named the César Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role , To 88 years.
Known for her role of Josepha, wife of Ludovic Cruchot (Louis de Funes) in the series Les Gendarmes , Claude Gensac had also made a career in the theater. The news of his death quickly went around the Web. On social networks, there were thousands to pay tribute to him. For twittos, the actress is ” a powerful evocation of childhood” .
Many were also personalities to honor his memory, starting with the president Francois Hollande . With it ” disappears a smiling figure of French cinema “, is written in a statement from the Elysee. ” Known to all French for playing the screen wife of Louis de Funes in the series gendarmes, it retained throughout his life his sense of play and irony” , it said.