|Born||28 May 1914|
|Died||18 December 2001 87) (aged|
Marcelle Tassencourt (28 May 1914 – 18 December 2001) was a French actress and theatre director.
In 1960, she was appointed head of the Théâtre Montansier in Versailles. She was a drama teacher at the Versailles conservatory. Among her students were Catherine Frot, Pierre Pradinas, George Corraface, Fanny Cottençon, Muriel Mayette, Anne Benoît and Francis Perrin who, some years after he finished the national conservatory, became in turn director of the Théâtre Montansier. Thierry Maulnier was her husband.
Jean Racine, baptismal name Jean-Baptiste Racine, was a French dramatist, one of the three great playwrights of 17th-century France, along with Molière and Corneille, and an important literary figure in the Western tradition. Racine was primarily a tragedian, producing such "examples of neoclassical perfection" as Phèdre, Andromaque, and Athalie. He did write one comedy, Les Plaideurs, and a muted tragedy, Esther for the young.
Marcel Paul Pagnol was a French novelist, playwright, and filmmaker. Regarded as an auteur, in 1946, he became the first filmmaker elected to the Académie française. Although his work is less fashionable than it once was, Pagnol is still generally regarded as one of France's greatest 20th-century writers and is notable for the fact that he excelled in almost every medium—memoir, novel, drama and film.
Jean Raoul Robert Rochefort was a French stage and screen actor. He received many accolades during his career, including an Honorary César in 1999.
Gaston Baty, whose full name was Jean-Baptiste-Marie-Gaston Baty, was a French playwright and theatre director. His stage adaptation of Gustave Flaubert's Madame Bovary was presented in an English translation on Broadway in 1937. Constance Cummings played the title role. Baty is also the author of a play entitled Dulcinea, which has been filmed twice and produced on television in 1989. It is an original play that takes its inspiration from Miguel de Cervantes's great novel Don Quixote and uses some of its characters. The second film version, made in 1963, starred Millie Perkins as Dulcinea, and was released in the U.S. as The Girl from La Mancha. He wrote Vie de l'art théatral, des origines a nos jours in 1932 with René Chavance.
Thierry Maulnier was a French journalist, essayist, dramatist, and literary critic. He was married to theatre director Marcelle Tassencourt.
René de Obaldia is a French playwright and poet. He was elected to the Académie française on 24 June 1999.
Silvia Monfort was a French actress and theatre director. She was the daughter of the sculptor Charles-Maurice Favre-Bertin and wife of Pierre Gruneberg.
The Théâtre Montansier is a French theatre in rue des Réservoirs, Versailles, near the royal château. It was created by the actress and theatre director Mademoiselle Montansier, designed by Jean-François Heurtier, inspecteur général des bâtiments du roi and designer of the Salle Favart at the Opéra-Comique. The theatre opened 18 November 1777, with Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette in attendance.
Théâtre Hébertot is a theatre at 78, boulevard des Batignolles, in the 17th arrondissement of Paris, France. The theatre, completed in 1838 and opening as the Théâtre des Batignolles, was later renamed Théâtre des Arts in 1907. It acquired its present name in 1940 after playwright and journalist Jacques Hébertot.
Julien Bertheau was a French actor.
Jean Le Poulain was a French stage actor and stage director.
Jean-Pierre Miquel was a French actor and theatre director, as well as an administrator of the Comédie française.
Albert Rieux was a French stage and film actor.
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Alain Mottet was a French actor.