Marcel Marceau

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Marcel Marceau
Celebrity
Birth Date: March 22, 1923
Birth Time: 8 a.m.
Birth City: Strasbourg, Grand Est, France
Aries
Degree : 0º41'0.3"
Sun Sign*
Aries
Degree : 29º57'33.64"
Moon Sign
Krittika
Pada : 1
Nakshatra
Taurus
Degree : 11º34'23.36"
Ascendant
Updated at Feb. 21, 2024, 06:36:14 AM
Created at Feb. 21, 2024, 06:36:14 AM
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Kundali Details

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Birth Details

Gender Male
Weekday Thursday
Date March 22, 1923
Time 8 a.m.
Daylight Saving No
City Strasbourg, Grand Est, France
Geo-location 48ºN35'2.11",
Timezone Europe/Paris

Residence Details

City Strasbourg, Grand Est, France
Timezone Europe/Paris

Time/Correction

Time (Europe/Paris) Mar. 22, 1923, 08:00:00 AM
Time (UTC) Mar. 22, 1923, 08:00:00 AM
Time (LMT) Mar. 22, 1923, 08:30:59 AM
Time (Julian) 2423500.83333333
LMT Correction 0.5164 Hrs
Ayanmsha True Chitra - 22º46'30.62"

Birth Place

Location of birth place on map - Lat: 48ºN35'2.11" Lon: 7ºN44'43.91"

Life Attributes

List of attributes/tags and tag associated with this kundali.

Diagnoses

Body Part Problems | Surgery

Personal

Death | Long life more than 80 yrs

Passions

Criminal Perpetrator | Civil/ Political

Vocation

Art | Fine art artist Business | Business owner Business | Middle Management Entertainment | Actor/ Actress Entertainment | Live Stage Entertainment | Mime Military | Military service Politics | Activist/ political Writers | Fiction

Lifestyle

Work | Travel for work Work | Work alone/ Singular role Work | Work in team/ Tandem

Notable

Extraordinary Talents | For Languages Awards | Emmy Awards | Vocational award Awards | Other Awards Famous | Historic figure Famous | Founder/ originator Famous | Top 5% of Profession

Family

Childhood | Disadvantaged Childhood | Family supportive Childhood | Family traumatic event Childhood | Order of birth Childhood | Sibling circumstances Relationship | Number of Marriages Parenting | Kids more than 3

Life Story

Story of person and major life events assoicated with this Kundali

French pantomime artist, actor, author, and creator of the internationally acclaimed white-faced clown "Bip," Marceau was awarded two Emmys, a Knighthood in the French Legion of Honor, Officer's rank in the National Order of Merit and comedy rank in the National Order of Arts and Letters of France. He is the founder of the Compagnie de Mime Marcel Marceau in 1947 and Director of Ecole de Mimodrame Marcel Marceau established in 1978. One of the most recognized performers of the 20th century, Marceau, whose real name was Marcel Mangel, grew up in Lille. He was the second son of a butcher, Charles, and homemaker, Ann, who taught their sons to cherish the family's Jewish traditions along with their father's Socialist philosophy. From an early age, Marceau began to imitate everything around him. "When I was five years old my mother took me to see Charlie Chaplin's moving pictures... I sat entranced... It was then I decided to become a mime." As a member of a summer theater group, he longed to play the Tramp and spent long hours imitating Chaplin's walk. He soon began imitating birds, trees, plants, animals and eventually everyday people. Encouraged by his parents to pursue a career in theater, he enrolled in the Lycee Fustel de Coulanges in Alsace but was unable to complete his training due to the outbreak out of WW II. Seeking refuge in Limoges, he studied ceramics and at age 17 won the Masson prize for his work in enamel. Tragedy struck when his father was seized by the Nazis and died in Auschwitz. Marceau, in his zeal to help his fellow Jews escape the horror of the Nazi regime, assisted his brother Alain, a leader in the Limoges underground, in falsifying identification documents so young men could avoid the German labor camps, citizens could get fake ration cards and Jewish children could be safely smuggled into Switzerland. When police raids became imminent, Marceau fled to Paris, where he was saved from further persecution by having a cousin place him in an orphanage. There Marceau taught dramatics and entertained the children with mime. In his spare time, he began studying with Charles Dullin in the Sarah Bernhardt Theater where he came under the tutelage of the master of mime, Etienne Decroux. "He was a kind of Christ.... In his class we dedicated our bodies to the discipline of silence." While practicing mime to his captive audience of orphans, Decroux became Marceau's most critical admirer, telling him "Marceau, you are a born mime." In December 1944, Marceau joined the French Army and played in a military base theater stationed in Germany until 1946. Returning to Paris, he immediately began playing minor roles at the Sarah Bernhardt Theater and became a member of The Decroux Company, where he put on his first mimodrama "Praxitele and the Golden Fish," which won him enough praise to launch his career. Setting up his own company in "The Pocket Theatre," 1947, he created the white-faced clown with the top hat (a la Chaplin) called Bip, a name he derived from Pip in Dickens' classic "Great Expectations." His first performance as Bip occurred on his 24th birthday in "Bip and the Street Girl" but pantomime did not draw large audiences. In 1949 Marceau took his company on tour to Israel and Holland and in 1951 to Berlin, but it was not until 1952 that the performance could sell 1,200 seats in the Sara Bernhardt Theater. In 1955 his U.S. and Canada tour, originally scheduled for two weeks, was so successful it was extended for three months. "When I got back to Paris after being a hit on Broadway in 1955, everything changed for me. It was a new, almost frightening experience." An international talent by the late '50s, Marceau gave over 18,000 performances in over 100 countries. Extending his acting ability onto the screen, he appeared in the films "Barbarella" (1968), "Shanks," (1974), in which he played the leading role, "Silent Movie" (1976) and many others. By 1979, he had made his 17th tour of the U.S. and he wrote the novel "Pimparello" in 1987. After Marceaus' original mime company disbanded in 1964, he formed a new company in 1978 with a subsidy from the French government. While fluent in five languages offstage, onstage he perfected his silent, subtle art. "The art of mime is an art of metamorphosis. You cannot say in mime what you can say better in words. You have to make a choice. It is the art of the essential. And you cannot lie. You have to show the truth....Why am I popular? Because I brought silence to the stage, because I made the invisible visible. I create abstract worlds and make them complete." Married three times, he had two sons with his first wife and two daughters with the third. Marceau worked on the international stage into his 80s. He died on September 22, 2007 in Paris at age 84. Link to Wikipedia biography Link to Astrodienst discussion forum

Life Events

List of life events assoicated with this Kundali profile
S.No. Event Type Event Date Event Description
1

Published/Released

Jan. 1, 1947

Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1947 (Production, "The Pocket Theatre")

2

Published/Released

Jan. 1, 1968

Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1968 (Film, "Barbarella")

3

Published/Released

Jan. 1, 1974

Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1974 (Film, "Shanks")

4

Published/Released

Jan. 1, 1976

Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1976 (Film, "Silent Movie")

5

New Job

Jan. 1, 1978

Work : New Job 1978 (Director, Ecole de Mimodrame Marcel Marceau)

6

Published/Released

Jan. 1, 1987

Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1987 (Book, "Pimparello")

S.No. Event Type Event Date Event Description
1

Joined Organization

Dec. 1, 1944

Social : Joined group December 1944 (French Army) .

2

Joined Organization

Jan. 1, 1947

Social : Joined group 1947 (Founder, Compagnie de Mime Marcel Marceau)

3

Begin Travel

Jan. 1, 1949

Social : Begin Travel 1949 (Tour to Israel and Holland)

4

Begin Travel

Jan. 1, 1951

Social : Begin Travel 1951 (Tour to Berlin)

5

Begin Travel

Jan. 1, 1955

Social : Begin Travel 1955 (Tour to U.S. and Canada)

6

Left Organization

Jan. 1, 1964

Social : Left group 1964 (Compagnie de Mime Marcel Marceau disbanded)

7

Begin Travel

Jan. 1, 1979

Social : Begin Travel 1979 (17th tour of the U.S.)

S.No. Event Type Event Date Event Description
1

Unspecified

Sept. 22, 2007

Death, Cause unspecified 22 September 2007 (in Paris, age 84) .

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