Marie-Anne Chazel

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Marie-Anne Chazel
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Marie-Anne Chazel, in 2006
Born Marie-Anne France Jacqueline Chazel
(1951-09-19) 19 September 1951 (age 62)
Gap, Hautes-Alpes, France
Spouse(s) Christian Clavier
(m.1976-2001; 1 child)
Children Margot Clavier (b. 1983)

Marie-Anne Chazel (born 19 September 1951[1]) is a French actress and occasional screenwriter, who has been active in both film and television since 1974.


Born Marie-Anne France Jacqueline Chazel to the actress Louba Guertchikoff (birth name Louba Louise Pinon, 1919–1999) in Gap, Hautes-Alpes, France.

From 1967 Chazel studied in Pasteur College, alongside Michel Blanc, Gerard Jugnot, Thierry Lhermitte and Christian Clavier. After the achievement of her baccalaureate and two years of studies of political sciences, the comrades of the college form the theatrical troop in 1974.

Chazel achieved popularity as Gigi in Les Bronzés (1978) directed by Patrice Leconte. She is best known for her role as Ginette in Les Visiteurs (1993).

From 1976 to 2001 Marie-Anne was married to actor Christian Clavier. They have one child, a daughter Margot Clavier (b. 1983).


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