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Died in Montreal, Quebec, Canada  (heart disease)
Birth NameMichelle Ahern Tisseyre

Mini Bio (1)

Michelle Tisseyre was born on March 13, 1918 as Michelle Ahern Tisseyre. She was an actress, known for Panique (1977) and Le confort et l'indifférence (1982). She was married to Pierre Tisseyre and Jacques de Brabant. She died on December 21, 2014 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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Pierre Tisseyre (1947 - 3 March 1995) (his death) (4 children)
Jacques de Brabant (1937 - 1946) (divorced) (1 child)

Trivia (4)

She was awarded the C.M. (Member of the Order of Canada) on May 30, 2001 and the O.C. (Officer of the Order of Canada) on May 30, 2001 for her services to communications in Canada.
Montreal, Quebec, Canada [July 2007]
Daughter of John G. Ahern lawyer and granddaughter of Dr Ahern, dean of Laval university's faculty of medicine and of Charles Marcil, member of Canadian parliament. She was the first french-Canadian woman accepted at McGill university in the late 1930s. She then became in 1941 an announcer at Radio-Canada and later became famous for her Sunday night show Music-Hall (the French Canadian public TV network of the 'Ed Sullivan Show') and as an interviewer for 'Aujourd'hui', a general information show.
She did translation for her husband Pierre Tisseyre's publishing house and won a Governor General's prize for translation in 1975. Their son Charles Tisseyre is the host of 'Découvertes', the Radio-Canada (French Canadian public TV network) science show.

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