Bruno Jean Marie Crémer
(October 6, 1929 – August 7, 2010) was a French actor
born in Saint-Mandé
, who spent a part of his career on stage, but who also found success in the cinema and on television. on IMDB
He was widely known in France and the French-speaking world
for his interpretation of the famous detective Maigret
in a television series that started in 1991 and ended in 2005 after 54 episodes.
His career on stage included creating the role of Thomas Beckett
in the 1959 world premiere of the play Beckett
by Jean Anouilh
In 1957, he had a credited role in the movies for the first time in Send a Woman When the Devil Fails
(also known as When a Woman Meddles
and When the Woman Gets Confused
), featuring Alain Delon
He and his wife Chantal, whom he married in December 1984, had two daughters (Constance and Marie-Clémentine). From an earlier marriage, he had a son, Stéphane, who is a writer.
In 2000, he published an autobiography
, Un certain jeune homme
(A Certain Young Man
Bruno Cremer, 80 years old, died on August 7, 2010, in Paris
. He had been suffering from cancer for several years.