Jean-Pierre Marielle was born on April 12, 1932, in Paris and died on April 24, 2019.
He was a French actor.
Jean-Pierre Marielle has played in over a hundred movies, in which he conveyed life to an extremely expansive assorted variety of jobs, from the trite resident (Les Galettes de Pont-Aven), and the serial killer (Sans mobile apparent).
He also featured in the World War II hero (Les Milles), the compromised spy (La Valise [fr]), and the has-been actor (Les Grands Ducs), to his portrayal of Jacques Saunière in (The Da Vinci Code (film) , acting always with the same excellence whatever the quality of the movie in itself.
Pierre was most notable for his bluntness and particularly for his warm and huge voice which is regularly imitated by French humorists thinking about him as the prime example of the French respectable man.
His father industrialist man and a dressmaker mother.
Pierre’s initial experiences of acting date back to his years of high school during which he staged some Chekhov’s plays with his comrades.
However, Jean-Pierre Marielle wanted to study literature but one of his teachers encouraged him to become an actor instead so that he joined the Conservatoire National where became close friends with Jean-Paul Belmondo and Jean Rochefort.
With them, he went on to win the comedy second prize in 1954.
Marielle has been married to French entertainer Agathe Natanson since October 4, 2003, and has a child from a past association.
Marielle was an incredible enthusiast of jazz music and New York City.
Jean-Pierre Marielle passed away at 87 years old.