Nicolas Bataille

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Nicolas Bataille (March 14 1926–October 28 2008) was a French comedian and director.


The son of a Parisian architect, Nicolas Bataille (born Roger Bataille) debuted as an actor during the Occupation of France while following the dramatic teachings of René Simon, Tania Balachova, and the comedian Solange Sicard.

He was the first director of the absurdist play "The Bald Soprano" in 1950 on May 11 at the Théâtre des Noctambules in the 5th arrondissement of Paris