Marcel Marceau top movies, TV shows and awards

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Marcel Marceau, born Marcel Mangel on March 22, 1923, was a French actor and mime artist best known as “Bip the Clown” on stage. He referred to mime as the “art of silence,” and he performed professionally all around the world for more than 60 years.

As a Jewish boy, he stayed in hiding and worked with the French Resistance for the majority of WWII, giving his first significant performance to 3,000 troops after Paris was liberated in August. During the war, he went to Paris to study dramatic art and mime.  The prominent actor sadly died on 22 September 2007.

Marcel Marceau top movies and TV shows

Some of Marcel Marceau’s top movies and TV shows are:

Rowan & Martin’s Laughing, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, Kik ind!, BBC Show of the Week, The Tonight Show, Barbarella, Silent Movie, Der Mantel, Evo Zvali Robert, Joseph’s Gift, Panganini, Elogio della pazzia, Les iles, Shanks, First Class, A Fable, The Red Skelton Hour

Marcel Marceau awards and nominations

Some of Marcel Marceau’s awards and nominations are:

Best Specialty Act – Single or Group – 1956 by Primetime Emmy Awards

Also, Marceau was a recipient of honorary degrees from Ohio State University, Linfield College, Princeton University, and the University of Michigan. Marceau was awarded the Wallenberg Medal by the University of Michigan in April 2001 in recognition of his humanitarianism and bravery in assisting Jewish people and other refugees during WWII.