Réal Giguère

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Réal Giguère
Born(1933-05-24)24 May 1933
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Died11 February 2019(2019-02-11) (aged 85)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
OccupationRadio announcer

Réal Giguère (24 May 1933 – 11 February 2019) was a Canadian television host and broadcaster.

Early life[edit]

He began his career as a radio announcer from 1956 to 1961. He worked as a talk show host on French Canadian network television:; Dix sur dix, Madame est servie, Parle, parle, jase, jase. He hosted game shows as well, such as Galaxie[1] and the French Canadian version of Jeopardy!. He was also an author for TV series such as Dominique, Métro, boulot, dodo and L'or du temps.[2] He played acting parts in Caïn[3] – a play that he authored – and in La Cage aux Folles.

In 2001, Giguère was inducted into the Canadian Broadcast Hall of Fame.[4] He died at Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont in Montreal on 11 February 2019 from pulmonary complications.[5]


  1. ^ "Quiz et jeux télévisés québécois qui ont marqué (ou pas tant que ça!) les années 1980-90 Archived 27 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine", journalmetro.com, 9 May 2010, retrieved 2010-10-09
  2. ^ Potts, J. Lyman (October 2001). "Giguère, Réal (1933- )". Canadian Communications Foundation. Retrieved 20 February 2011.
  3. ^ Montpetit, Caroline (2004) "Livres - Michel Tremblay: Les dessous d'une ville propre", Le Devoir, 20 November 2004, retrieved 2010-10-09
  4. ^ "Ten outstanding Canadians named to Canadian Broadcast Hall of Fame" (PDF). Ottawa. 22 October 2001. Retrieved 20 February 2011.
  5. ^ https://www.ledevoir.com/culture/547668/l-animateur-real-giguere-est-decede-a-l-age-de-85-ans

External links[edit]