Claude Pierre Espinasse
15 June 1936
|Died||22 December 2020 (aged 84)|
|Bande à part|
Such a Gorgeous Kid Like Me
The Police War
|Spouse(s)||Peggy Roche |
(1970.11.14 － 2020.12.22)
|Awards||Chevalier (Knight) of the Légion d'honneur|
Claude Brasseur (15 June 1936 – 22 December 2020) was a French actor.
Life and career
Claude Brasseur was born in Neuilly-sur-Seine as Claude Pierre Espinasse, the son of actor Pierre Brasseur and actress Odette Joyeux. He was the godson of Ernest Hemingway and the father of Alexandre Brasseur.
From the late 1950s until two years before his death, Brasseur appeared in overall 150 film and television productions. One of his film roles was as Arthur in Jean-Luc Godard's Bande à part (1964). Brasseur played the title role in the early 1970s historical crime television series The New Adventures of Vidocq. A big commercial success were the comedies La Boum (1980) and La Boum 2 (1982), in which he played the father of Sophie Marceau's teenage character.
He died on 22 December 2020, at the age of 84.
|1977||César Awards||Best Supporting Actor||Pardon Mon Affaire||Won|
|1979||CØ�sar Awards||Best Actor||A Simple Story||Nominated|
|Best Supporting Actor||Nominated|
|1980||César Awards||Best Actor||The Police War||Won|
|1993||César Awards||Best Actor||The Supper||Nominated|
|Amiens International Film Festival||Best Actor||O Fio do Horizonte||Won|
|2000||Molière Award||Best Actor||Taking Sides||Nominated|
|2008||Legion of Honour||Knight||Career||Won|
|2015||Molière Award||Best Actor||La Colère du Tigre||Nominated|
|Globe de Cristal Awards||Best Actor||Nominated|
- Claude Brasseur est mort (in French)