BIOGRAPHY OF GUY MARCHAND. 84-year-old Guy Marchand plays opposite Franck Dubosc in “The Last Part”. With the Parisian, he returned to his illnesses, admitting to “repeating his death”.
[Mis à jour le 8 novembre 2021 à 20h30] Guy Marchand celebrated his 84th birthday in 2021. The actor and singer even continues to tour, being shown Monday, November 8, 2021 of the TV movie “The Last Part”, a true story inspired by the end of life of Franck Dubosc’s father . While playing a version of himself with dementia in the series Ten Percent, in real life, Guy Marchand still has his head but plays, today, characters on the decline. At the Parisian, the actor says he suffers from gallbladder problems and shortness of breath. He also was sick of prostate cancer in 2002, cured today.
If he still seems dashing, Guy Marchand keeps his own death in mind. He also explains to the Parisian “repeat [sa] dead“in the cinema and on television through his roles,” like that, it is almost done. In “The last part” on television, but also in the cinema, in the film “Everything is smiling to us”, where he plays a father who suffers from cancer Recalling his own cancer with BFM TV, Guy Marchand confided, with always the dose of humor that characterizes him, to think “without stopping” about death. “Death to me. murder. It’s like a woman. I’ve flirted with her all my life and at some point you’ll have to sleep with her. And like all men, I wouldn’t want to miss it, even if it means taking a viagra pill so as not to miss it! “
Biography of Guy Marchand – Born May 22, 1937 in Paris, Guy Emile Marchand owns several hats, being an actor, singer, musician and author. He is known for having played in Nestor Burma and for his title “Destiny”. As for films, he played in “Coup de torchon”, “Garde à vue” or “Loulou”.
Guy Marchand grew up in the Belleville district of Paris with his father, a scrap dealer, and his mother, a housewife. A student at the Lycée Voltaire in Paris, he spent his nights in the clubs of Saint-Germain-des-Près to play the clarinet. He then did his military service at the airborne troops school base in Pau, as a reserve officer cadet. Sub-lieutenant patented parachutists thereafter, he was put in subsistence as liaison officer during the Algerian war within the 3e foreign infantry regiment. He entered the world of cinema in the 60s thanks to his knowledge of parachuting, becoming technical advisor on the film “The Longest Day”.
Beginning in the film “Boulevard du rhum” by Robert Enrico in 1971, Guy Marchand plays in particular supporting roles, such as the deputy inspector of Lino Ventura in “Garde à vue” by Claude Miller. He also won for this role the César for best actor in a supporting role in 1982. He then played the same year in Jean-Luc Miesch’s film “Nestor Burma, shock detective”. Michel Serrault having the title role, Guy Marchand takes it up again in the television series of the same name from 1991 to 2003. He is also noticed in “Coup de torchon”, by Bertrand Tavernier in 1981, with Philippe Noiret, as well as in “Cousin, cousine” of Jean-Charles Tacchella in 1975, where he plays an angry husband, then in “Summer in gentle slope” of Gérard Krawczyk in 1987, playing a cynical provincial garage mechanic.
Guy Marchand also played his own role in the hit series Ten Percent in 2017 and 2018, then appeared in the film. The Doudou next to Kad Merad and Malik Bentalha. He was nominated four times for the César for best actor in a supporting role: for Loulou in 1981, Coup de foudre in 1984, Noyade interdite in 1988 and Dans Paris in 2007. However, he won the César for best actor in a supporting role in 1982 for Garde à vue, and the special prize at the Luchon Television Creations Festival in 2019.
Guy Marchand is also a singer, with a beautiful crooner voice. Thus, he meets success with his song “La Passionata”, becoming a hit in the summer of 1965. Several albums and singles follow with equal success. Then in 1982, he knows success again with his song “Destiny”, which appears on the soundtrack of the films “The Under-gifted on vacation“, by Claude Zidi, and”Santa Clause is garbage“, by Jean-Marie Poiré. He then returned to song in 2012 with the album” Chansons de ma jeunesse “, in …