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Legendary French mime who raised pantomime to an expressive art form. He is best known for his stage persona as “Bip the Clown” and he was awarded the National Order of Merit in France in 1998.
He had two sons with his first wife and two daughters with his third wife, Anne Sicco, who he married in 1975.
How did Marcel Marceau die?
Marcel Marceau's death was caused by Cardiac Arrest.
|Cause of death||Cardiac Arrest|
|Age of death||84 years|
|Birthday||March 22, 1923|
|Death date||September 22, 2007|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
Silence in the turmoil of the theater world made me survive 50 years without speaking on a stage, only to say ‘No’ in Mel Brooks’ film, ‘Silent Movie.’Marcel Marceau
Dance is in the air, pirouettes, very difficult. Mime is on the floor, like Spanish dancing perhaps, and very often in slow motion.Marcel Marceau
Never get a mime talking. He won’t stop.Marcel Marceau
The great problem of humanity is life and death. Every person dreams of becoming invisible one day.Marcel Marceau
With time, art developed Bip, my alter ego. He was not only a lion tamer or a street musician but a soldier revealing the tragedy of ephemeral life.Marcel Marceau