Ticky Holgado (24 June 1944, in Toulouse – 22 January 2004, in Paris), pseudonym of Joseph Holgado, was a French actor and a frequent collaborator with Jean-Pierre Jeunet.
With Delicatessen (1991) by Jean-Pierre Jeunet and Marc Caro, Ticky Holgado saw his acting talent acknowledged. Gérard Jugnot wrote for him the character of the beggar who meets the frame in the unemployment becoming NFA (played by Jugnot) in Une époque formidable (1990).
He received the Caesar of the best male bit part in 1992 for Une époque formidable and in 1996 for Gazon maudit .
In September 2003, Holgado announced the remission of his lung cancer, which had considerably rarefied his appearances on the screen since 2000. On 5 January 2004, he had just begun work on a new film with Lelouch, but he succumbed to cancer on 22 January 2004. He left a posthumous message, in the form of a document which appeared on his hospital bed after taking him to surgery to remove his 4th cancerous tumor. Holgado declared there: "It is necessary to tell to people that it's absolutely necessary to stop smoking".
Ticky Holgado was buried at the Père Lachaise Cemetery (45th division).
Uranus is a 1990 French comedy-drama film with Gérard Depardieu about post-World War II recovery in a small French village, as the controlling French Communist Party tries to dispose of Pétain loyalists.
Jean Yanne was a French actor, screenwriter, producer, director and composer. In 1972, he won the Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actor for his performance in the film We Won't Grow Old Together.
Josiane Balasko is a French actress, writer and director. She has been nominated seven times for César Awards, and won twice.
Max Pécas was a French filmmaker, writer and producer.
Gérard Jugnot is a French actor, film director, screenwriter and film producer.
French Fried Vacation is a cult 1978 French comedy film directed by Patrice Leconte. The film satirizes life at holiday resorts such as Club Med. It is one of many films by the French troupe Le Splendid. Josiane Balasko, Michel Blanc, Marie-Anne Chazel, Gérard Jugnot, Thierry Lhermitte and Christian Clavier wrote and created together the play "Amours, Coquillages et Crustacés", and drew the scenario for Les Bronzés from this café-théâtre piece. The film has achieved cult status in France, where it sold 2.2 million tickets during its initial theatrical release.
The 15th César Awards ceremony, presented by the Académie des Arts et Techniques du Cinéma, honoured the best French films of 1989 and took place on 4 March 1990 at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris. The ceremony was chaired by Kirk Douglas and hosted by Ève Ruggiéri. Too Beautiful for You won the award for Best Film.
The 16th César Awards ceremony, presented by the Académie des Arts et Techniques du Cinéma, honoured the best French films of 1990 and took place on 9 March 1991 at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris. The ceremony was chaired by Sophia Loren and hosted by Richard Bohringer. Cyrano de Bergerac won the award for Best Film.
The 17th César Awards ceremony, presented by the Académie des Arts et Techniques du Cinéma, honoured the best French films of 1991 and took place on 22 February 1992 at the Palais des Congrès in Paris. The ceremony was chaired by Michèle Morgan and hosted by Frédéric Mitterrand. Tous les matins du monde won the award for Best Film.
Michel Creton is a French actor.
Catherine Jacob is a César Award-winning French film and theatrical actress.
Véronique Silver was a French actress.
Le Splendid is a café-théâtre company founded by a collection of writers and actors in the 1970s - Christian Clavier, Michel Blanc, Gérard Jugnot, Thierry Lhermitte, Josiane Balasko, Marie-Anne Chazel, Bruno Moynot and Claire Magnin. The members of the company went on to become some of the most significant actors and directors in French cinema from the 1980s onwards and have collectively won many César awards.
The French Film Festival UK is an association founded in 1992. The association was first based in Edinburgh and Glasgow, before spreading to other parts of the United Kingdom. The Festival takes place generally between November and the beginning of December, with a programme of French or French-language movies.
Actors is a 2000 French comedy film directed by Bertrand Blier.
The Professional Secrets of Dr. Apfelgluck or Les secrets professionnels du Dr Apfelglück is a 1991 French comedy film directed by Alessandro Capone, Stéphane Clavier, Thierry Lhermitte, Mathias Ledoux and Hervé Palud.
Nuit d'ivresse is a 1986 French cult comedy film directed by Bernard Nauer and starring Josiane Balasko and Thierry Lhermitte. It was adapted from the play of the same name, created in 1985 by Balasko and Michel Blanc.
Without Fear or Blame or Sans peur et sans reproche is a French comedy film released in 1988. The film is directed by Gérard Jugnot.
Les Rois du gag is a 1985 French comedy film directed by Claude Zidi. It was released on 12 March 1985 in France.