French cinema suffers a new disappearance at the end of 2020 … On December 22, Claude Brasseur died, at the age of 84. A disappearance that puts an end to sixty-five years of career, but also fifty years of marriage with his half, Michèle.
The sad news has fallen 22 December 2020: Claude Brasseur is dead, ” in peace and serenity surrounded by his family ” at the age of 84. The famous actor leaves behind his wife Michèle Cambon-Brasseur and their son Alexandre Brasseur , also an actor. His wife therefore finds herself a widow, after fifty years of marriage …
In The Student and Monsieur Henri , by Ivan Calbérac, Claude Brasseur played the role of a lonely retiree. Paul, his character, receives a young girl at home to be sure not to succumb foolishly to her failing health. But this movie is from the year 2015 and, for the actor, life couldn’t be more different. Conversely, at home, he enjoyed the sweet company of his wife, Michèle. A support, a pillar, faithful in time and space. The day of Claude Rich’s funeral , it was on his arm that he had said goodbye to his great colleague.
You could say she was THE woman of his life. But Michèle Cambon-Brasseur was the second wife of the 84-year-old actor. He had previously married, on March 27, 1961, to Peggy Roche, a former model and fashion journalist who ended her days with the writer Françoise Sagan – she even raised the son of the novelist. Former manager of a hardware store, Michèle said ” yes ” in her turn, in front of the mayor, in 1970. She welcomed, with her half, her only child, her son, a worthy heir to this line of actors started by Pierre Brasseur : Alexandre Brasseur , hero among others of the series Demain belongs to us .
You are 4 million in France to watch Tomorrow belongs to us, except my parents
If she agreed to accompany Claude Brasseur to various events, and that she was sometimes photographed with family – including a rather intimate photoshoot at the maternity hospital – Michèle Cambon-Brasseur is a formidable discretion. Like what, long stories are a family affair. Alexandre Brasseur , meanwhile, has been in a relationship for thirty three years with his partner, Juliette. On the other hand, we can not say that he could count on unfailing support from dad on the career side. He was proud of his son, certainly, but did not follow his television adventures at all , unlike a majority of viewers. ” They don’t watch at all. You are 4 million in France watching Tomorrow belongs to us, except my parents, he explained recently to Purepeople. That’s clear ! Why ? I do not know. I think it’s time for their dinner … “