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Michel Piccoli

Born in a musician's family, he spent the first fifteen years of his career appearing both on stage and on screen, mostly in supporting roles. His breakthrough came after Jean-Luc Godard's Contempt (1963) and about 100 films, ranging from art-house movies to commercial mainstream, followed. He won the Best Actor Award at the Cannes Film Festival ... See full bio »
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16 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Play: Connaissez-vous la Voie Lactée? (1959) See more »

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6' 0½" (1.84 m)

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[on working with Luis Buñuel] Buñuel was very strict, strict about everything. If you drink, you drink the right way. If you want to go look at girls, fine. But from two o'clock to four o'clock, you can't live a dissolute life. He never went to go look at girls. Maybe when he was young. I hope so. See more »


Has one daughter, Anne-Cordélia, with Eléonore Hirt. See more »

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