Michel Drucker in 2011
12 September 1942 |
|Occupation||Television and radio host|
|Employer||France 2, Europe 1|
Michel Drucker, CQ (born 12 September 1942) is a popular French journalist and TV host. Michel Drucker has been on screen for so long and so permanently (in various shows and on different networks, both public and private), that he once said that some people consider that he was included in the price of their TV sets.
Michel Drucker was born on 12 September 1942 in Vire, Calvados, in Normandy. Jacques Drucker, a doctor, is Michel's younger brother, and Jean Drucker, a TV top executive, is Michel's older brother. He started a journalistic career in 1965 at the ORTF as sports reporter and commentator. Although he kept doing live coverage of major soccer matches until 1986, he soon turned to hosting variety shows. He is known for his polite and toned-down attitude towards show-business stars, and best-known outside France for the incident between Serge Gainsbourg and megastar Whitney Houston in the Champs-Élysées TV show.
- France :
- Ina : Rencontre mémorable entre Whitney Houston et Serge Gainsbourg
- National Order of Quebec's recipients, Michel Drucker
- Vivement Dimanche
- Michel Drucker on the website on France 2 TV
- Michel Drucker biographie (in French)
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