More than 150 films and a hundred pieces of theatre have made Michel Aumont one of the greatest French actors. The member honorary of the Comédie-Française has left us in the night of 28 to 29 August at the age of 82 years, confirmed the girl and the agent of the actor. He often played the roles of obnoxious people, there were many actors, directors, and personalities from the world of cinema and theatre to carry it in their heart, and have expressed their shock after learning of the sad news.
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Many have said goodbye to the actor on the social networks, like Nathalie Baye, Isabelle Adjani and Daniel Russo. “Gentleman sad, a fine actor is gone,” wrote Pascal Légitimus. The actor, director Bruno Abraham-Kremer, who gave him the replica in 2015 in the play king Lear , has been one of the most quick to respond. “Lear, my King flew away through the roof of the Theatre of the Madeleine,” he wrote in a message posted on Facebook.
For his part, Christian clavier has expressed his “sadness for the disappearance of Michel Aumont, a man delicious and a great actor, probably the most outstanding of the “Miser” ever seen at the Comédie-Française”.
“What a great actor. Moving. Funny. So smart”, wrote, in a tweet, the actress Michèle Laroque, who shared with him the poster for the film The Closet in 2001. The critic and film director Gilles Jacob, former president of the Cannes film festival from 2001 to 2004, has lauded him for “the maintenance, the intonation, the phrasing, the intonation, the irony discreet never far away, and this kind of thickness human who serves the great roles” of the actor.
The académie des César has paid tribute to the member of the Comédie-Française, in a statement, recalling his three nominations for the César of the best actor in a supporting role. “Huge comedian popular, embodying the characters as well goguenards that humanists, the septieème art lost one of their irreplaceable talents,” greet the press release signed by Alain Terzian, president of the Academy of the arts and techniques of Cinema.
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the minister of culture, Franck Riester, has done honour to “an actor popular which had managed to conquer the hearts of the French, passing from the theatre to the cinema with this quiet generosity that filled each of his roles”.
For his part, Antoine de Caunes said goodbye just to Michel Aumont, with a black and white photo of the actor, accompanied by the comment “Bye-bye sweet”.
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