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Michel Simon
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    (April 9, 1895-May 30, 1975)
    Born in Geneva, Switzerland
    Birth name was Francois Michel Simon
    Appeared in the films 'The Passion of Joan of Arc' (1928), 'La Chienne' (1931), 'Boudu Saved from Drowning' (1932), 'High and Low' (1933), 'L'Atlante' (1934), 'Bizarre, Bizarre' (1937), 'Port of Shadows' (1939), 'Panic' (1946), 'Beauty and the Devil' (1950), 'Monsieur Taxi' (1952), 'The Devil and the Ten Commandments' (1962), 'The Train' (1964), 'The Two of Us' (1967) and 'The Red Ibis' (1975)
    He was expelled from the Swiss army for insubordination.
    His odd jobs on first moving to France ranged from clown and magician to teaching boxing and smuggling lighters.
    He shared his apartment with pet squirrels and monkeys.
    He recorded several songs, including a duet with Serge Gainsbourg.
    He had an extensive erotica collection, including several porn films that he directed himself.
    He had an expressive face.
    Jean Renoir called him 'a genius of an actor.'
    In the 1950s, his face was partially paralyzed in an accident involving makeup dye.
    He won the Silver Bear as Best Actor at the Berlin Film Festival for 'The Two of Us.'
    Francois Truffaut said, 'When Michel Simon plays a part, we penetrate the core of the human heart.'

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