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Encyclopedia > Darry Cowl

Darry Cowl, born André Darricau in Vittel, (27 August 1925 - 14 February 2006) was a French musician and actor. He won a César Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role in 2004 for his role as a concierge in Pas sur la bouche (Not on the mouth), which was to prove his last appearance. Vittel is a commune of the Vosges département, in France. ... August 27 is the 239th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (240th in leap years), with 126 days remaining. ... 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... February 14 is the 45th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2006 (MMVI in Roman) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A musician is a person who plays or composes music. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... The César Award is the national film award of France first given out in 1975. ... César Award in French film for Best Actor in a Supporting Role winners: 2004  : Darry Cowl - Pas sur la bouche 2003  : Bernard Le Coq - Se souvenir des belles choses 2002  : André Dussolier - La Chambre des officiers 2001  : Gérard Lanvin - Le Goût des autres 2000  : François Berleand...

He came to prominence when he was cast by Sacha Guitry in Assassins et voleurs (1956) (Assassins and Robbers). Following this he turned to acting in cinema roles, and soon gained celebrity status with his role as Antoine Péralou in le Triporteur (1957) (The Tricycle). Sacha Guitry, born February 21, 1885 in St. ...

However, after this he often took on roles that did not stretch his acting ability. He explained this by noting he did not read the script (or, on occasion, know the title) of the work in which he was to act.

He had hoped to return to theatre acting in Hold Up in September 2005, but ill-health prevented this. He died in Neuilly-sur-Seine from complications of lung cancer. This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Neuilly-sur-Seine is a commune in the Hauts-de-Seine département in France. ... Lung cancer is a malignant tumour of the lungs. ...

See also

  • Darry Cowl's entry in the French language Wikipedia

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