Michel Galabru, French actor, Died at 93


Michel Louis Edmond Galabru was born on October 27, 1922, in Safi, Morocco and died on January 4, 2016.

He was a French actor.

Mr. Galabru had appeared in more than 250 films and worked with such directors as Bertrand Blier, Costa-Gavras, Luc Besson (for Subway), and Jean-Luc Godard.

Michel Galabru was also known for his collaborations with Louis de Funès in Le gendarme de Saint-Tropez, Le gendarme se marie, Le gendarme et les extra-terrestres, Le gendarme en balade, Le gendarme à New York, Le gendarme et les gendarmettes, Le petit baigneur, L’avare, and Nous irons a Deauville (with Michel Serrault).

He worked with the actors Ugo Tognazzi and Michel Serrault in La Cage aux Folles, La Cage aux Folles II, and La Cage aux Folles 3: The Wedding; Le viager; Les gaspars; Le room service; Antonio Vivaldi, un prince à Venise; and L’ibis rouge.

Michel Galabru passed away at 93 yrs old.