Death of actress Catherine Rich, famous for her supporting roles

Actress Catherine Rich, noticed in the theater, in successful series like Large families or at the cinema like Go see mom, dad is working, died at the age of 88, her daughter announced on Tuesday (January 19th). “My mom passed away yesterday [lundi] at Bichat hospital after an illness “, said actress Delphine Rich, born of her union with actor Claude Rich, who died in 2017. She specified that the death was not due to Covid-19.

Born Catherine Renaudin on June 10, 1932, daughter of politician Philippe Renaudin, she began her career in the 1960s in the cinema with The fiery chamber (1962) by Julien Duvivier alongside her husband. She will appear in six other films, including Go see mom, dad is working by François Leterrier (1978) and Public benches (Versailles Rive-Droite) by Bruno Podalydès (2009).

On the small screen, she participates in a dozen series, including the first season of Maguy and Large families In the 1980’s.

6 nominations for Molières

But it was especially in the theater that she stood out, with six nominations for Molières, including two for the Molière in a supporting role for The Lady of Maxim’s by Georges Feydeau, in a production by Bernard Murat. She will also play in pieces by Sacha Guitry, Vaclav Havel, Tom Stoppard and Tennessee Williams.

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The funeral will be held on Friday January 22 at 3 p.m. at the Saint-Pierre-Saint-Paul church in Orgeval (Yvelines), where the funeral of Claude Rich, famous for his role in 2017, took place in 2017. Tontons gunslingers.


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