Marcel Marceau (22 March 1923 – 22 September 2007) was an internationally acclaimed French actor and mime most famous for his persona as Bip the Clown.
He was born Marcel Mangel in Strasbourg, France to a Jewish family. His parents were Ann Werzberg and Charles Mangel, a kosher butcher. When Marcel was four years old, the family moved to Lille, but they later returned to Strasbourg. ... more »
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''Do not the most moving moments of our lives find us all without words?''Marcel Marceau (b. 1923), French mime artist. The Reader's Digest (June 1958).
''I have spent more than half a lifetime trying to express the tragic moment.''Marcel Marceau (b. 1923), French mime. Quoted in Guardian (London, August 11, 1988).