The comedian Marcel Marceau died at the age of 84. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Legendary French mime who raised pantomime to an expressive art form. He is best known for his stage persona as “Bip the Clown” and he was awarded the National Order of Merit in France in 1998.
He had two sons with his first wife and two daughters with his third wife, Anne Sicco, who he married in 1975.
“Mime is an art beyond words. It is the art of the essential. And you cannot lie. You have to show the truth.” (Marcel Marceau)
“The great problem of humanity is life and death. Every person dreams of becoming invisible one day.” (Marcel Marceau)
“Dance is in the air, pirouettes, very difficult. Mime is on the floor, like Spanish dancing perhaps, and very often in slow motion.” (Marcel Marceau)
“I was brought up in a Jewish home, but I was brought up to be human – not fanatical, which is something that I don’t appreciate at all. I learned to become a humanist and not to dwell on the differences between Jews and Christians.” (Marcel Marceau)
“To communicate through silence is a link between the thoughts of man.” (Marcel Marceau)