Maurice Garrel

Maurice Garrel (24 February 1923 – 4 June 2011[1]) was a French film actor.

Maurice Garrel
Born(1923-02-24)24 February 1923
Died4 June 2011(2011-06-04) (aged 88)
Paris, France
Years active1957–2011
Children2, including Philippe Garrel
RelativesLouis Garrel (grandson)
Esther Garrel (granddaughter)

Garrel was born in Saint-Servais, Isère. He appeared in over a hundred films and was nominated twice for a César Award for best supporting actor: in 1991 for La Discrète and in 2005 for Kings and Queen.[2]

Garrel was the father of producer Thierry Garrel and director Philippe Garrel, and the grandfather of actor Louis Garrel and actress Esther Garrel.

Garrel died in Paris, aged 88.

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  1. ^ Bibliothèque nationale de France
  2. ^ "Décès de l'acteur Maurice Garrel" (in French). Figaro. Retrieved 5 June 2011.

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