Bruno Cremer

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Bruno Cremer
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Born (1929-10-06)October 6, 1929
Saint-Mandé, Val-de-Marne, France
Died August 7, 2010(2010-08-07) (aged 80)
Paris, France

Bruno Jean Marie Cremer (October 6, 1929 – August 7, 2010) was a French actor born in Saint-Mandé, Val-de-Marne. Cremer is best known for portraying Jules Maigret on French television, from 1991 to 2005.


His career on stage included creating the role of Thomas Beckett in the 1959 world premiere of the play Becket 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 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.

In 2000, he published an autobiography, Un certain jeune homme (A Certain Young Man). He died of cancer, aged 80, in Paris on August 7, 2010. He had been suffering from cancer for several years.[1]

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  1. ^ 'Maigret' star Bruno Cremer dies at 80: On Google News - AFP Text, August 8, 2010

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