Sunday, January 15, 2012

RIP Rosy Varte

French actress Rosy Varte died in the American Hospital in Paris on January 14, 2012.

Born in Istanbul, Turkey on November 22, 1923, her real name was Nevarte Manouélian, She died following a bout with bronchitis, which degenerated into a lung infection, according to her husband director Pierre Badel.
Rozy Varte had played in more than one hundred plays as an actress in several theaters in Paris - the Champs-Elysées Comedy, Theatre Edouard VII, Vieux Colombier Theatre Workshop .. - She is part of the NPT of Jean Vilar, where she created Ubu Roi in 1958.
Specializing in comic roles, she played from 1985 to 1993, the role of "MaGuy" with Jean-Marc Thibault in the hit television series of the same name, in 333 episodes, which aired on Antenne 2. For this role, she won the 2007 Golden 7 for the Best Actress. Her last television appearance was in 2007, in the French movie "Hubert and the dog."

For nearly 40 years, Rosy Varte had also played in fifty feature films among which was one Euro-western, “Vengeance at Camargue” (1949) and was also a voice actress in “Lucky Luke, Daisy Town” (1971) and “Lucky Luke, The Ballad of the Daltons” (1978).

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