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Actor Michel Simon

Michel Simon

  • Birth name:

    François Michel Simon

  • Date of Birth:

    Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

  • Height:

    5' 10" (1.78 m)


The son of a sausage-maker, Michel Simon was conscripted into the Swiss Army at the start of World War I, but was thrown out through a combination of tuberculosis and general insubordination. He was variously a boxer, photographer, general handyman and right-wing anarchist, finally becoming a stage actor in Geneva in 1920. His reputation soon grew, and he moved to Paris in 1923, appearing in his first film in 1925 (the same year he played Boudu for the first time on stage). With the coming of sound, Simo... more

Michel Simon Filmography

Aсtor (3)



Movie The Train The Train

as Papa Boule

Movie L'Atalante L'Atalante

as Le père Jules

Movie The Passion of Joan of Arc The Passion of Joan of Arc

as Jean Lemaître