The interpreter of the Commissioner Cordier and the sergeant-leader Chaudard in the Seventh Company is dead this Saturday morning in Paris at the age of 87. The actor and stage director Pierre Mondy, known to the general public especially for his role of the Commissioner Cordier on television, died Saturday morning in Paris at the age of 87 years, has announced its press attaché at the AFP.
Pierre Mondy had conducted of front during more than 60 years a career as an actor familiar of the grand as the small screen, in particular with the popular television series "The Cordier father and son", and a stage director with nearly 60 pieces of theater including the famous "Cage aux Folles".
A physical pan but keen
Does Stone the Cuq February 10, 1925 at Neuilly-sur-Seine (Hauts-de-Seine), he grew up in Albi (Tarn) where his father is the director of school. In 1943, it "mounted" in Paris follow the courses of René Simon, before you start in "Appointment of july", Jacques Becker (1949).
With its physical pan but keen and his blue eye malicious, the young second role is shown in many popular comedy as neither seen nor known of Yves Robert or The Scooter of Jacques Pinoteau or it gives the replica to his friend Darry Cowl.
It started a parallel career prolific on the boards, and will be the beautiful hours of at "Theater tonight" as an actor, but especially in leader of sacred monsters such as Maillan, Poiret or Serrault in parts of Feydeau, Achard, Guitry,, Neil Simon.
On the screen, its interpretation of Napoleon Bonaparte in Austerlitz of Abel Gance in 1960 enabled him to show a more dramatic facet of his talent but the comedy remains his kind of choice
Between two shoots with the masters of comedy franchouillarde of years 60 as Yves Robert that he found for Bebert the omnibus and The pals or Robert Dhery in Your gules gulls!, it achieved in 1969 its unique feature film Call Me