Marcel Marceau

French mime and actor (1923-2007)

Marcel Mangel (22 March 1923 – 22 September 2007)[1] better known by his stage name Marcel Marceau, was a French mime. He was one of the most popular mimes in the world. He was said to be "single-handedly responsible for reviving the art of mime after World War II."[1]

Marcel Marceau
Marcel Marceau (1962).jpg
Marcel Marceau (1962)
Marcel Mangel

22 March 1923
Died22 September 2007(2007-09-22) (aged 84)
Cahors, France

Marceau created many personalities. The most famous of these is probably Bip the clown. He received several awards for his works.


  1. 1.0 1.1 "French mime artist Marceau dies". BBC News. 2007-09-23. Retrieved 2007-09-23.

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