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Michelle Piccoli, French ‘Contemption’ actor, dies at 94 – variety

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French screen star Michelle Piccoli is best known for her roles in Luis Buuel’s “Belle de Jour” and Jean-Luc Gardard’s “Contempt”. He was 94 years old.

The actor’s family confirmed his death to AFP and Le Figaro on Monday.

Piccoli’s extensive filmography, which ran more than 200 films from 1949 to recent 2015, included several of Buell’s films, including “Belle de Journey,” “The Milky Way,” and “The Wise Attitude of the Bourgeoisie.”

He also won acclaim for Goddard’s “Contempt” (also known as “Le Maspers”), Jack Rivetti’s “La Bell Noise”, “Louis Mall’s” Milu in May, “Richard Dembore’s” Dangerous Steps “and Peter Dale Monty’s” Traveling Companion “.

Most recently, Piccoli Lewis starred in Caracas’s “Holy Motors” (2012) and Nanny Morty’s “A Pop of Us” (2011), for which he won the David De Donatello Best Actor Award. She also provided details for Bertrand Mandico’s short film “Our Lady of Hormones” in 2015.

In 1980, Marco Belochio won the Best Actor award for “Piccoli Cane” for “A Leap in the Dark”. He won the Silver Bear Award in 1982 for Best Actor in Berlin for Pierre Granier-Deferi’s “Strange Affair”.

Outside of film, Piccoli starred in several plays and directed three films, including the short “Train de Newt” and “The Voice of Light,” “The Black Beach,” and “Cyst Pass Tout à Fight La V Don’t J”, “Voice Raw.”

The actor has been married three times, most recently to actor Ludivine Clark.

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