Michel Piccoli

Michel Piccoli

  • Born on
    • December 27th, 1925
  • Died on
    • May 12th, 2020
Michel Piccoli (1925-2020) was a French actor. He was born in Paris to a musical family; his mother was a pianist and his father a violinist. He appeared in many different roles, from seducer to cop to gangster, in more than 170 movies. Piccoli worked with Jean Renoir, Jean-Pierre Melville, Jean-Luc Godard, Claude Lelouch, Jacques Demy, Claude Sautet, Louis Malle, Agnès Varda, Leos Carax, Luis Buñuel, Costa-Gavras, Alfred Hitchcock, Marco Ferreri, Jacques Rivette, Otar Iosseliani and Jacques Doillon. He was married three times, first to Éléonore Hirt, then for eleven years to the singer Juliette Gréco and finally to Ludivine Clerc. He had one daughter from his first marriage, Anne-Cordélia. Piccoli was politically active on the left, and is vocally opposed to the Front National.

Starring Michel Piccoli on Plex


Acting (79 Credits)

2012You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet as Le père
2012Holy Motors as L'homme à la tache de vin
2012Lines of Wellington as Leópold Scheitzer
2011We Have a Pope as Melville
2008The Dust of Time as Spyros
2007The Duchess of Langeais as Vidame de Pamiers
2007To Each His Own Cinema as Nikita Kruschev (segment "Rencontre unique")
2006Belle toujours as Henri Husson
2006Jardins en automne as Marie, la mère de Vincent
2003Raining Cats and Frogs as Ferdinand (voice)
2003La petite Lili as acteur qui joue Simon
2003That Day as Harald
2001I'm Going Home as Gilbert Valence
2000Actors as lui-même
1999Nothing About Robert as Lord Ariel Chatwick-West
1997Passion in the Desert as Jean-Michel Venture de Paradis
1997Genealogies of a Crime as Georges Didier
1996Tykho Moon as Mac Bee / frère Mac Bee
1996Beaumarchais the Scoundrel as Prince de Conti
1995One Hundred and One Nights as Simon Cinéma
1994The Emigrant as Adam
1992Divertimento as Edouard Frenhofer
1992Le souper as Chateaubriand (voice)
1992Le bal des casse-pieds as Désiré, l'homosexuel
1991The Beautiful Troublemaker as Edouard Frenhofer
1990May Fools as Milou
1986Bad Blood as Marc
1985Peril as Graham Tombsthay
1984Dangerous Moves as Akiva Liebskind
1983The Prize of Peril as Frédéric Mallaire
1982The Passerby as Max Baumstein
1982Espion, lève-toi as Jean-Paul Chance
1982Une Chambre en Ville as Edmond Leroyer
1982Passion as Michel Boulard
1982That Night in Varennes as King Louis XVI
1980Atlantic City as Joseph
1976Mado as Simon Léotard
1976The Last Woman as Michel
1976Todo modo as Lui
19757 morts sur ordonnance as Dr Losseray
1974The Infernal Trio as Georges Sarret
1974Vincent, François, Paul and the Others as François
1974Don't Touch the White Woman! as Buffalo Bill
1974The Phantom of Liberty as Le deuxième préfet de police
1973Themroc as Themroc
1973Wedding in Blood as Pierre Maury
1973La Grande Bouffe as Michel
1972The Assassination as Le colonel kassar - le ministre de l'intérieur d'un pays du maghreb
1972L'udienza as Padre Amerin
1972The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie as Le Ministre
1972Liza as Giorgio's friend
1972César and Rosalie as Narrator (voice)
1971Max and the Junkmen as Max
1971Ten Days Wonder as Paul Regis
1970The Things of Life as Pierre Bérard
1969Dillinger Is Dead as Glauco
1969Topaz as Jacques Granville
1969The Milky Way as Marquis de Sade
1968Heartbeat as Charles
1968Danger: Diabolik as Ginko
1968The Diary of an Innocent Boy as Count Philippe
1968La Prisonnière as l'invité pressé au vernissage
1967Belle de Jour as Henri Husson
1967Shock Troops as The Extra Man
1967The Young Girls of Rochefort as Simon Dame
1966The Creatures as Edgar Piccoli
1966The Game Is Over as Alexandre Saccard
1966The War Is Over as Inspector #1
1966Is Paris Burning? as Edgar Pisani
1965The Sleeping Car Murder as René Cabourg
1965Lady L as Lecoeur
1964Diary of a Chambermaid as Monsieur Monteil
1963Contempt as Paul Javal
1963Salut les Cubains as Narrator
1962Le Doulos as NuttheccioWatch Free
1957The Crucible as James Putnam
1956Death in the Garden as Father Lizardi
1955French Cancan as Le Capitaine Valorgueil
1955The Grand Maneuver as Un officier


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