One of the most famous French film actors, Michel Piccoli, passed away at the age of 94.
His family announced that he fell asleep May 12 in the presence of his wife and children.
French media refer to him as “a giant” in French film. He starred in more than two hundred films from 1945.
Especially in the 1970s he became famous and starred in films by Luis Buñuel, Claude Sautet and Marco Ferreri, among others.