Le PointBy Jean-Noel Mirande
March 14, 2014
Gérard Lartigau died Thursday, March 13 a few days after celebrating his 72nd birthday. The actor Gérard Lartey, whose silhouette became familiar on the boards and the screen for half a century, died Thursday in Paris at the age of 72 from a stroke. It was announced Friday by his Paris agent. Gérard Lartey had shared the stage with Louis de Funès in the theater of the Palais Royal in 1971 in the famous play Oscar. He also produced several films with Alain Resnais such as “La guerre est finie” and “Vous n’avez encore rien vuthe” in 2012.
He entered the Conservatory of Dramatic Art at age 15 ½ on an exemption. Berthe Bovy, who took him under her wing during a revival of Hair Express carrot Jules Renard.
He spent his time observing the major actors such as, Henri Rollan and Jean Marchat, who was also excited when given actual speaking lines in the theater . Modesty and generosity are the two brands of these superstars he obeserved.
Later, he starred opposite Edwige Feuillère. He watched from the wings when he was not on stage with her. Complicity carries out performances in the the theater.
He did not put all of his eggs in one basket but lived a life of diversity as he was also a cooks in a restaurant he opened in Montparnasse, in the 1980s. An adventure lived by love. When history has stopped, he checked out of the hotel.
Born: 3/6/1942, Monaco
Died: March 13, 2014, Paris, Île-de-France, France
Gérard Lartigau's western - actor:
The Man from Nowhere - 1966 (John)