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 Pierre Desproges

Pierre Desproges

Birth
Pantin, Departement de Seine-Saint-Denis, Île-de-France, France
Death 18 Apr 1988 (aged 48)
Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Burial Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Plot Division 10
Memorial ID 7743 · View Source
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Humorist. Born in Pantin, France, he was a popular French comedian known for his dark humor. He began his career as a horse racing forecaster, worked for the newspaper L’Aurore, (1970-76) and then became a reporter on the Le petit rapporteur TV show. Starting the 1980s, he appeared daily on Le tribunal des flagrants délires comedy show, created La minute nécessaire de Monsieur Cyclopède, TV series in 1982. In 1984, he had his first stand-up show at the Théâtre Fontaine, followed by a stand-up show at the Théâtre Grévin and the Chroniques de la haine ordinaire radio show, in 1986. Discovered he had inoperable lung cancer, he died at age 48, in Paris, France.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 19 Dec 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7743
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pierre Desproges (9 May 1939–18 Apr 1988), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7743, citing Cimetière du Père Lachaise, Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France ; Maintained by Find A Grave .