Georges Wilson

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Georges Wilson
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Born(1921-10-16)16 October 1921
Died3 February 2010(2010-02-03) (aged 88)
Rambouillet, France
Other namesGeorge Wilson, Georges Wilson du T.N.P.
OccupationActor
Years active1946–2008
Known for Tintin and the Golden Fleece
Spouse(s)Nicole Wilson
Children2; including Lambert

Georges Wilson (16 October 1921 – 3 February 2010) [1] was a French film and television actor. He was the father of French actor Lambert Wilson.

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Biography

Wilson was born in Champigny-sur-Marne, Seine (now Val-de-Marne) as the illegitimate son of a French father and an Irish mother. His professional surname, Wilson, derives from his Irish grandmother; his birthname has not been made public.

He was nominated for a BAFTA Film Award, and also nominated for a César Award. Georges Wilson's last film was Mesrine: Public Enemy Number One .

From 1963 to 1972 Georges Wilson was the director of the Théâtre national de Chaillot (formerly known as the Théâtre National Populaire). [2]

Georges Wilson died in Rambouillet in 2010, aged 88, from undisclosed causes.

Selected filmography

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References

  1. "L'acteur et metteur en scène Georges Wilson est mort". Le Monde.fr (in French). 3 February 2010. Retrieved 3 February 2010.
  2. The Left Anchor, Biography of Georges Wilson
  3. Tintin and the Golden Fleece