French comedian Guy Bedos passes away


PARIS – French comedian and humorist Guy Bedos, known on stage in the seventh art and for his commitment and his anti-colonialist humanist positions, died at the age of 85, his son announced on Thursday on social media.

Born in 1934 in Algiers, Guy Bedos became known through sketches in the early 1960s when he began a career as director and actor on stage in 1951 alongside Jean Paul Belmondo.

He, also, participated in 1955 in “Futures vedettes” by the director Marc Allégret which was followed by thirty appearances on the big screen in works like “An elephant that deceives enormously” (1976), “We will all go to paradise” (1977), “Against oblivion” (1991), “The jungle” (2006) and “What if we all lived together?” (2012).

He appeared in many comic shows of which he is the author. In Algiers, he participated, in 2018, in the projection of the documentary “Guy Bedos: in all freedoms”.



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