They had time to get to know each other on the set of the three “Camping” films … On Tuesday, Mathilde Seigner paid a tender tribute to the actor Claude Brasseur, who died the same day at the age of 84 years.
After 65 years of career on the big screen and on the boards, Claude Brasseur passed away on December 22, 2020. The famous actor died at the age of 84 , ” in peace and serenity surrounded by his family “, as his agent reported it to AFP. While waiting for the funeral scheduled for the next few days in Paris, many personalities have paid tribute to this figure of French cinema, including Mathilde Seigner , who played him in the three Camping films between 2006 and 2016.
At the microphone of RTL , the 52-year-old actress confided that she knew ” that he was really in very bad shape “: ” I am not at all surprised by his disappearance. Claude is someone who has had a good life. I have the feeling that it is a generation, me who lost my dad recently , who was also fed up with this time today and I understand them and I want to say that they are better where they are in fact, ”Mathilde Seigner said.
The actress also paid tribute to the career and the endearing personality of Claude Brasseur: ” I remember that he was a completely charming man, quite exquisite, really very easy, a wonderful comrade. No negative memories with Claude Brasseur, on the contrary. With the career he had, he was a very simple person, quite normal, “she added. ” Claude he could play Camping , as he could play The War of the Police , he could be in Dominique Cabrera’s film, L’Autre Côté de la mer , with Roschdy Zem who is absolutely admirable “, she underlined, while evoking an actor “who had a very broad job “.
The star of La Boom and the inevitable Un éléphant ça trompe enormously leaves behind his wife Michèle Cambon-Brasseur , after fifty years of marriage. The actor also leaves his son Alexandre Brasseur , also an actor, worthy heir to a line of actors started by Pierre Brasseur nearly 100 years ago.