Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Who Are Those Guys? - Gilles Brissac

Gilles de Brissac was born in France in 1930. He received his education in gardening in England. In 1970, he opened the floral park of Apremont in La Guerche in Cher, France where he worked for 10 years to rebuild the park as a landscape gardener. Since the first edition of his book on the park, it was the subject of awards, starting with obtaining the label "remarkable garden", awarded by the Ministry of Culture and Communication. Gilles Brissac opened the garden to the public in 1976.

Brissac’s film career began with an uncredited appearance in “Lafayette” in 1961. He would go on to appear in over a dozen films and TV appearances including one Euro-western “Convoy of Women” in 1974. His final appearance was in the 1994 TV film ‘Flics de choc: Le dernier baroud’.

Gilles Brissac died in Cher, France in 2002.

BRISSAC, Gilles (Gilles de Brissac) [1930, France – 2002, Cher, Centre-Val de Loire, France] – author, stage, film, TV actor, master gardener of Floral Park of Apremont-sur-Allier [1970-2002].
Convoy of Women - 1974

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