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Mike Marshall (actor)

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Mike Marshall
Born(1944-09-13)September 13, 1944
Hollywood, California, United States
DiedJune 2, 2005(2005-06-02) (aged 60)
Caen, Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France
OccupationActor
Years active1961–2005
Children6 including; Sarah
Parent(s)William Marshall
Michèle Morgan

Michael Marshall (September 13, 1944 – June 2, 2005) was a French American actor.

Early life and career

Marshall was born in Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, a hospital in Hollywood on September 13, 1944. When his parents divorced, his father made sure that he received an American education. He began studying law, but dreamed of becoming an actor. He later joined his mother in Paris. Marshall began to take drama classes from Raymond Griard and later directed his first film, Potato, in France under the direction of Robert Thomas, adapted from the play's eponymous Marcel Achard. He had already appeared in two films from overseas, the first was directed by his father, and the second by Vincente Minnelli. Gérard Oury, Marshall's step-father, offered him a role of a young Canadian airman in La Grande Vadrouille, as a doctor in Le Coup du parapluie. Marshall had a long, low-key career as a character actor in French cinema. On stage he starred in Croque-monsieur, Le Vallon, and Point de feu sans fumée. Marshall has also appeared in several television series.

Personal life and death

He was the only child of American actor-director William Marshall and French actress Michèle Morgan and was the stepson of Gérard Oury as well as half-brother to Tonie Marshall. Marshall fathered six children. He died in Caen, France, aged 60,[1] survived by his mother.[2]

Filmography

French television

  • 1972: Meurtre par la bande (TV) episode of the TV series Les Cinq Dernières Minutes, by Claude Loursais) - L'employé des Pompes funèbres
  • 1973: L'Alphomega (by Lazare Iglesis)
  • 1977: Little House on the Prairie, episode L'or ", le rôle du pasteur
  • 1979: Les dames de la côte (by Nina Companeez)
  • 1983: Les Enquêtes du commissaire Maigret (episode "La Tête d'un homme", by Louis Grospierre) - Le tzar Alexandre 1er
  • 1987: Le Tiroir secret (6 episodes, by Édouard Molinaro, Nadine Trintignant, Michel Boisrond and Roger Gillioz) - Luc Jolivet
  • 1987: Les Enquêtes du commissaire Maigret (épisode: Les Caves du Majestic ,by Maurice Frydland) - Oswald Clark / William Crosby
  • 1991: La Grande Dune (by Bernard Stora) - Sammy
  • 1996-1998: Les Vacances de l'amour (by Pat Le Guen-Ténot, Olivier Altman, Emmanuel Fonlladosa, reoccurring role of Capitaine Oliver) - Oliver
  • 1997: Jamais deux sans toi...t (episode 131 de Dominique Masson: "Devine qui vient squatter") - Jean-Pierre
  • 1997: Le grand Batre, réalisée par Laurent Carceles d'après le roman de Frédérique Hébrard, rôle de Teddy
  • 2000: Avocats et Associés (épisode # 3.3: "Le bébé de la finale", by Denis Amar) - Dr. Meriot
  • 2000: Commissaire Moulin (épisode "Une protection très rapprochée") - Machard

Theatre

  • Croque-monsieur – directed by Jean-Pierre Grenier at the St. George Theatre
  • Le Vallon – directed by Simone Benmussa at the Rennaud-Barrault Theatre
  • Point de feu sans fumée – directed by Jean Paul Tribout at the Théâtre Édouard VII
  • L'Homme au Parapluie – directed by Daniel Royan at the Theatre de saint Maur

References

  1. ^ "La mort du fils de Michèle Morgan". leParisien.com. Retrieved October 27, 2010.
  2. ^ "Actor Mike Marshall, son of Michele Morgan and William Marshall, dies". highbeam.com. Archived from the original on November 5, 2012. Retrieved October 27, 2010.
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