Monday, April 28, 2014

RIP Micheline Dax

Micheline Dax actress, who has made a successful career in theater and film, primarily in comedies, died Sunday April 27, 2014 in Paris. Born Micheline Josette Renée Etevenon on March 3,1924 in Paris, Île de France, she was one of the queens of French comedy. She was 90 years old. After completing studies at the Simon, she became a stage, radio, TV and voice actress. She was the voice of Miss Piggy, of the famous TV ‘Muppet Show’ and Ursula in “The Little Mermaid”, Calamity Jane on the 1984 ‘Lucky Luke’ TV series and Maa sheep in “Babe”. Dax was very popular on television in the 1970s and 1980s, she was a regular guest on game shows including "Les Jeux de 20 Heures" and "l'Académie des neuf".
She was married to actor Jacques Bodoin since 1960, Michelle Dax leaves behind a daughter, actress and TV host Veronique Bodoin. She was awarded Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters, she also made a chevalier of the Légion d'honneur in 2012.

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