Georges Wilson

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Georges Wilson (16 October 1921 – 3 February 2010)[1] was a French film and television actor. He is the father of French actor Lambert Wilson.

Wilson was born in Champigny-sur-Marne, Seine (now Val-de-Marne) as the illegitimate son of a French father and an Irish mother. His professional surname, Wilson, derives from his Irish grandmother; his birthname has not been made public.

He was nominated for a BAFTA Film Award, and also nominated for a César Award. Georges Wilson's last film was Mesrine: Public Enemy Number One.

From 1963 to 1972 Georges Wilson was the director of the Théâtre national de Chaillot (formerly known as the Théâtre National Populaire).[2]

Georges Wilson died in Rambouillet in 2010, aged 88, from undisclosed causes.

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