Georges Wilson (16 October 1921 – 3 February 2010)[1] was a French film and television actor. He is the father of French actor Lambert Wilson.

Georges Wilson
Born(1921-10-16)16 October 1921
Died3 February 2010(2010-02-03) (aged 88)
Rambouillet, France
Other namesGeorge Wilson, Georges Wilson du T.N.P.
OccupationActor
Years active1946–2008
Known forTintin and the Golden Fleece
Tintin and the Blue Oranges

BiographyEdit

Wilson was born in Champigny-sur-Marne, Seine (now Val-de-Marne) as the illegitimate son of a French father and an Irish mother. His professional surname, Wilson, derives from his Irish grandmother; his birthname has not been made public.

He was nominated for a BAFTA Film Award, and also nominated for a César Award. Georges Wilson's last film was Mesrine: Public Enemy Number One.

From 1963 to 1972 Georges Wilson was the director of the Théâtre national de Chaillot (formerly known as the Théâtre National Populaire).[2]

Georges Wilson died in Rambouillet in 2010, aged 88, from undisclosed causes.

Selected filmographyEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "L'acteur et metteur en scène Georges Wilson est mort". Le Monde.fr (in French). 3 February 2010. Retrieved 3 February 2010.
  2. ^ The Left Anchor, Biography of Georges Wilson
  3. ^ Tintin and the Golden Fleece

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